Scale and health care
This advisory report was prompted by disquiet in parliament. The Lower House of the Dutch parliament is deeply concerned about ...
Over the last five years or so, various forms of (commercial) screening have become available, such as health checks and total ...
Health care purchasing
In addition to setting out a standard health insurance package for health care costs, the provisions of the Health Insurance Act ...
Better off without the AWBZ?
The AWBZ (Algemene Wet Bijzondere Ziektekosten, the General Act on Exceptional Medical Expenses) was introduced fifty years ago ...
Postponement of parenthood: a medical of social problem?
The Netherlands is one of the leaders in ‘late parenthood’ in Europe, together with Italy and Spain. For a quarter of the Dutch ...
What is the main issue here? The Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) wants the Netherlands to regain its former position ...
A health care consumers act
In the Netherlands’ new healthcare system, a great deal is expected of the (insured) patient: he or she is required to become a ...
The labour market en the demand for care
The demand for care is growing: the number of people with dementia alone is set to rise from 175,000 in 2002 to 412,000 by 2050; ...
Placing trust in the doctor
Patients must be able to rely on the medical profession to provide them with independent and expert guidance.
Real estate management in the healthcare sector
Institutions in the healthcare sector – hospitals, institutes, nursing homes and care homes – run no risks in terms of their real ...