Are the Dutch long-term care organizations getting better? A trend study of quality indicators between 2007 and 2009 and the patterns of regional influences on performance.

@article{Meer2013AreTD,
  title={Are the Dutch long-term care organizations getting better? A trend study of quality indicators between 2007 and 2009 and the patterns of regional influences on performance.},
  author={S Winters-Van Der Meer and Rudolf Bertijn Kool and Niek Sebastian Klazinga and Robbert Huijsman},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={505-14}
}
OBJECTIVE and setting The Dutch long-term care organizations, providing somatic care, psycho-geriatric care and home care, have to measure the quality of care through client-related and professional indicators since 2007. At the same time, competition was introduced with regional stimuli from healthcare insurers. The first aim of this study is to determine… CONTINUE READING