Erasmus University Rotterdam

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The Netherlands Team consists of the following:

Werner Brouwer, Health Policy & Management (iBMG), Erasmus University, Rotterdam

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Werner is Vice-Dean of the iBMG and Professor of Health Economics. He is a renowned academic in the field of health economics, with a strong track record in the methodology of economic evaluation and the labour productivity effects of health and health care interventions. He has coordinated many collaborative projects in these areas, nationally and internationally, and has over 100 publications in leading health economic journals.

Antoinette de Bont, Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

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Antoinette is associate professor of Health Governance. She has more than 10 years experience of evaluation studies of care innovation and published many scientific publication about the new roles of professions in health care organizations. She has coordinated many interdisciplinary research projects. Last year, she worked as a Harkness Fellow at Kaiser Permanente where she studied integrated ambulatory care.

Job van Exel, Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

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Job has a PhD in Economics and is senior researcher at the Department of Health Economics of the iBMG and Programme Director of the Master in Health Economics, Policy & Law (HEPL; He has more than 10 years experience with economic evaluations in the health care sector, and has published many scientific articles on the methodology and outcomes of economic evaluations, including evaluations of interventions involving the introduction of new professions (e.g., stroke nurses as a key part of stroke services). He has been involved as a key researcher and work package leader in three large EU-funded projects including the FP6 EuroVaq and has wide experience of international multi-partner collaborations, including the development, organisation, and analysis of large multi-country databases.

Iris Wallenburg PhD., Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Iris Wallenburg, is post doc researcher at the institute of Health Policy and Management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She has conducted several research projects in the area of health care professionalism. In 2012 she completed her PhD research about the reform of postgraduate medical education, focusing on the consequences of the reform for both medical professional autonomy, and future medical care delivery. Besides, she has studied the influence of performance measurement on professional work in health care organizations. Between 2005 and 2010 she has worked as a scientific advisor at the Council for Public Health and Health Care (Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Zorg, RVZ). Before starting a scientific career she worked as a nurse and project leader at several health care institutes in the Netherlands.

Marianne Luyendijk (MSc), Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Marianne graduated from the MSc programme Health Economics, Policy and Law in 2013 and since then has worked as researcher assistant to Prof. Hans Severens at the
Institute of Medical Technology Assessment, both at Erasmus University

Previous team members:

Apostolos Tsiachristas (MSc), Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Apostolos was a health economist and works as junior researcher at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research focused on the economic evaluation of disease management programs for various chronic diseases and the financing of (integrated) chronic care. He was particularly interested in methodological and statistical issues in these fields.

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Members of the Netherlands Expert Advisory Group consist of the following:

Marian Kaljouw

Chair of the Dutch Committee Innovation of care professions and training of professionals, expert in Health care workforce and workforce planning.


Bboard member of the Dutch association of Physician Assistants (NAPA), chair of the scientific committee of the NAPA, Representing health care professionals.

Odile Frauenfelder

Chair of the Dutch association of nurse practitioners, representing health care professionals.

Professor Marcel Daniel

Chair of the committee training and education at the Dutch medical association, representing health care professionals.

Professor Pauline Meurs

Chair of the Netherlands organization for health research and development, expert in Health care systems and their redesign.

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