A focus on the healthcare relationship
In 2006 a unique healthcare system was introduced in the Netherlands which has made private, competing health insurers ...
Simplicity pays. Solutions to avoid debts
Having debts can significantly impact people’s health, well-being and social relationships. It also leads to significant costs on ...
No evidence without context. About the illusion of evidence‐based practice in healthcare
Evidence-based practice as the basis for good healthcare is an illusion. The Council for Public Health and Society (Raad voor ...
Life issues are more than just medical problems
Energetic and overly active schoolchildren, an unfulfilled desire to have children, and growing old that comes with its ...
Fair and sustainable care
At the end of June 2006, the report Zinnige en duurzame zorg (Sensible and Sustainable Care) was published, addressing issues ...
Sensible and sustainable care
The aging population and the continuous advance in technology are cause for concern about the sustainability of the collective ...
Long-term employability and health
In the future, individuals will extend their working lives until a more advanced age than is currently the case. While for many ...
The Council defines consumer eHealth as information and communication technologies offered directly on the market to consumers ...
Preventing disease of affluence: a summary
Diseases of affluence, or loss of health due to lifestyle habits associated with modern affluent society, usually feature far ...
Giving policyholders a voice
As of 2006, the position of healthcare insurers in the healthcare system has changed. Healthcare insurers are now expected to ...