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  • Theory and Design of the Community for successful ageing (ComSA) program in Singapore: connecting BioPsychoSocial health and quality of life experiences of older adults.

    Publications17 Oct 2019|

    Research article published on Pubmed. 2019 October 9 AUTHORS: Aw S, Koh GCH, Tan CS, Wong ML, Vrijhoef HJM, Harding SC, Geronimo MAB, Hildon ZJL. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Despite the emphasis on holistic health promotion in community programs for older people, few studies explicitly consider how BioPsychoSocial (BPS) health elements are interconnected and function to improve […]

  • Gamen leert mensen omgaan met chronische pijn

    News7 Oct 2019|

    Het volgende artikel werd gepubliceerd in ICT & Health magazine op pagina 30 en 31  in nummer 4/2019. Gamen leert mensen omgaan met chronische pijn DOOR MIEL VUGTS, MARGOT JOOSEN, AGLAIA ZEDLITZ, INGE BONGERS, BERT VRIJHOEF Meer mensen bereiken met kosteneffectieve interventies is wenselijk, zodat ze leren omgaan met chronische pijn. Hiertoe zijn online en […]

  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Procalcitonin-Guided Decision Algorithm for Antibiotic Stewardship Using Real-World U.S. Hospital Data.

    Publications16 Sep 2019|

    Research article published on Pubmed. 2019 September 11 AUTHORS: Voermans AM, JC Mewes, Broyles MR, Steuten LMG. ABSTRACT Medical decision-making is revolutionizing with the introduction of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Yet, traditional algorithms using biomarkers to optimize drug treatment continue to be important and necessary. In this context, early diagnosis and rational antimicrobial therapy […]

  • Cost-utility, cost-effectiveness, and budget impact of Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for breast cancer survivors with treatment-induced menopausal symptoms

    Publications27 Aug 2019|

    Research article published on Springer link. 2019 August 26 AUTHORS: J.G.E. Verbeek,V. Atema, JC Mewes, M. van Leeuwen, H.S.A. Oldenburg, M. van Beurden, M.S. Hunter, W.H. van Harten, N.K. Aaronson, V.P. Retèl   ABSTRACT Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT), with and without therapist support, is effective in reducing treatment-induced menopausal symptoms and perceived impact of […]

  • Call for new policies to ensure added benefit of newly approved drugs

    News22 Jul 2019|

    Janne Mewes, Anne Voermans, Bert Vrijhoef. How many of the newly approved drugs provide a substantial benefit to patients? When asking people from the general public their answer would probably be “all of them” or “the majority”. A recently published analysis conducted by researchers of the German health technology assessment agency IQWiG (Wieseler et al. […]

  • Implementation fidelity of a strategy to integrate service delivery: learnings from a transitional care program for individuals with complex needs in Singapore

    Publications18 Jul 2019|

    Research article published on BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Mar 19 AUTHORS: Nurjono M , Shrestha P, Ang IYH, Shiraz F, Toh SESS, Vrijhoef H ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: To cope with rising demand for healthcare services in Singapore, Regional Health Systems (RHS) comprising of health and social care providers across care settings were set up to integrate […]

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