Nicole A. B. M. Ketelaar

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To identify the evidence for the effectiveness of behaviour change techniques, when used by health-care professionals, in accomplishing health-promoting behaviours in patients. Reviews were used to extract data at a study level. A taxonomy was used to classify behaviour change techniques. We included 23 systematic reviews: 14 on smoking cessation, 6 on(More)
PURPOSE To review the literature on the content and development of the sets of quality indicators used in studies on the quality of diabetes care in primary care settings. DATA SOURCES The MEDLINE (Ovid), PubMed, PsychINFO, Embase and CINAHL databases were searched for relevant articles published up to January 2011. STUDY SELECTION and data extraction(More)
BACKGROUND Publicly available information comparing performance across quality and costs has proliferated in recent years, both about individual healthcare professionals and hospitals. This type of information is now becoming increasingly available for physiotherapists with expertise in Parkinson's disease (PD). Our study aimed to explore the ability of(More)
BACKGROUND Choice of hospital based on comparative performance information (CPI) was introduced for Dutch healthcare consumers at least 5 years ago, but CPI use has not yet become commonplace. Our aim was to assess the role of patients' expectations regarding variation in the quality of hospital care in determining whether they search for CPI. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Comparative performance information (CPI) about the quality of hospital care is information used to identify high-quality hospitals and providers. As the gatekeeper to secondary care, the general practitioner (GP) can use CPI to reflect on the pros and cons of the available options with the patient and choose a provider best fitted to the(More)
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