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Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratios, an unfairly judgement of delivered quality of acute care
The Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMRs) calculated on a regional level instead of hospital level might provide a more valid quality indicator.
Friday 11 Jun 2021
“If we let these kinds of people have their way, we will not be allowed or able to do anything anymore!!”
New health measures were recently proposed by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM).
Monday 7 Jun 2021
Why should you care about the distribution of deaths?
Would you rather live in a society where everyone dies at the age of 80 or in a society where half of the population dies at 40 and the other half at 120?
Wednesday 26 May 2021
How much does society value one year living in full health?
In this blog PhD'er Jannis talks about economic evaluations of healthcare interventions & how much society values improving population health in monetary...
Monday 10 May 2021
Routinely collected hospital data for prognosing surgical outcomes and costs: a diamond in the rough?
In this blog, PhD candidate Nèwel talks about how healthcare data can help to identify prognostic factors for surgical outcomes and costs.
Monday 26 Apr 2021
Fulfilling one’s potential (healthy) self, from intention to behaviour
In this blog, PhD candidate Lili talks about digitization in healthcare, including her research into how we can increase physical activity with the i2be app.
Thursday 15 Apr 2021
Healthier babies in the Netherlands: who benefits the most?
In this blog PhD'er Lizbeth will talk about the decline of stillbirths in the Netherlands and whether these improvements are present in all groups of society.
Tuesday 30 Mar 2021
Around Erasmus MC are signs bearing the message: "This hospital is working towards a smoke-free generation". Since 1 September 2019 , the hospital and its...
Thursday 19 Dec 2019
Developments in cosmetic medicine have proceeded at a rapid pace in last few years. But are all the developments equally welcome? And are all their practitioners...
Tuesday 26 Nov 2019
Radiologist Meike Vernooij wants to unravel the mysteries of the brain
She is the person who got the admission system for Medicine Studies changed from a lottery to a decentralised selection. By now Meike Vernooij is a radiologist…
Tuesday 29 Oct 2019
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