Koen Van den Heede

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A nation-wide project for the revision of the Belgian nursing minimum dataset: from concept to implementation
    Walter Sermeus
    Centre for Health Services Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Stud Health Technol Inform 110:21-6. 2004
  2. pmc The relationship between inpatient cardiac surgery mortality and nurse numbers and educational level: analysis of administrative data
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:796-803. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Effective strategies for nurse retention in acute hospitals: a mixed method study
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Service and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:185-94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Increasing nurse staffing levels in Belgian cardiac surgery centres: a cost-effective patient safety intervention?
    Koen Van den Heede
    Research Associate Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 66:1291-6. 2010
  5. pmc Nurse forecasting in Europe (RN4CAST): Rationale, design and methodology
    Walter Sermeus
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Nurs 10:6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Benchmarking nurse staffing levels: the development of a nationwide feedback tool
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 63:607-18. 2008
  7. pmc Nurse staffing and patient outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: cross-sectional analysis of administrative data
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:928-39. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint International experts' perspectives on the state of the nurse staffing and patient outcomes literature
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:290-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between in-hospital mortality, readmission into the intensive care nursing unit and/or operating theatre and nurse staffing levels
    Luwis Diya
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 68:1073-81. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: retrospective analysis of the national hospital discharge dataset
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:211-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint A nation-wide project for the revision of the Belgian nursing minimum dataset: from concept to implementation
    Walter Sermeus
    Centre for Health Services Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Stud Health Technol Inform 110:21-6. 2004
    ..The fourth phase (January-December 2005) will focus on information management...
  2. pmc The relationship between inpatient cardiac surgery mortality and nurse numbers and educational level: analysis of administrative data
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:796-803. 2009
    ..This can obscure relationships between staffing and outcomes at the unit level and lead to invalid inferences...
  3. doi request reprint Effective strategies for nurse retention in acute hospitals: a mixed method study
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Service and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:185-94. 2013
    ..The realization of an organizational context that succeeds to retain nurses within their job is one of the most effective strategies of dealing with nursing shortages...
  4. doi request reprint Increasing nurse staffing levels in Belgian cardiac surgery centres: a cost-effective patient safety intervention?
    Koen Van den Heede
    Research Associate Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 66:1291-6. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a cost-effectiveness analysis from a hospital perspective of increased nurse staffing levels (to the level of the 75th percentile) in Belgian general cardiac postoperative nursing units...
  5. pmc Nurse forecasting in Europe (RN4CAST): Rationale, design and methodology
    Walter Sermeus
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Nurs 10:6. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  6. doi request reprint Benchmarking nurse staffing levels: the development of a nationwide feedback tool
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 63:607-18. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to develop a methodology that corrects nurse staffing for nursing care intensity in a way that allows nationwide benchmarking of nurse staffing data...
  7. pmc Nurse staffing and patient outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: cross-sectional analysis of administrative data
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:928-39. 2009
    ..Studies have linked nurse staffing levels (number and skill mix) to several nurse-sensitive patient outcomes. However, evidence from European countries has been limited...
  8. ncbi request reprint International experts' perspectives on the state of the nurse staffing and patient outcomes literature
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:290-7. 2007
    ..To assess the key variables used in research on nurse staffing and patient outcomes from the perspective of an international panel...
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between in-hospital mortality, readmission into the intensive care nursing unit and/or operating theatre and nurse staffing levels
    Luwis Diya
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 68:1073-81. 2012
    ..The aim of this article was to assess the relationship between (1) in-hospital mortality and/or (2) unplanned readmission to intensive care units or operating theatre and nurse staffing variables...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes in Belgian acute hospitals: retrospective analysis of the national hospital discharge dataset
    Koen Van den Heede
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:211-9. 2006
    ..The prevalence and variability of adverse outcome rates in Belgian acute hospitals is examined by using the national hospital discharge database...
  11. ncbi request reprint Revising the Belgian Nursing Minimum Dataset: from concept to implementation
    Walter Sermeus
    Centre for Health Services Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Med Inform 74:946-51. 2005
    ..The fourth phase (January 2005-December 2005) is presently focusing on information management. Nationwide implementation is foreseen by January 2007...
  12. doi request reprint The use of "lives saved" measures in nurse staffing and patient safety research: statistical considerations
    Luwis Diya
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nurs Res 60:100-6. 2011
    ..Data collected in nurse staffing and patient safety are often multilevel in structure, requiring statistical techniques to account for clustering in the data...
  13. doi request reprint The Leuven questionnaire on patient knowledge of chemotherapy (L-PaKC): instrument development and psychometric evaluation
    Annemarie Coolbrandt
    Department of Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:465-73. 2013
    ..Today, up-to-date and valid instruments for evaluating patient knowledge on chemotherapy are unavailable. Hence, our aim was to develop a valid instrument to assess patients' knowledge on chemotherapy...
  14. pmc Predictive validity of the International Hospital Outcomes Study questionnaire: an RN4CAST pilot study
    Luk Bruyneel
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:202-10. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Development and validation of nursing resource weights for the Belgian Nursing Minimum Dataset in general hospitals: a Delphi questionnaire survey approach
    Walter Sermeus
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:256-67. 2009
    ..Arguments include the availability of a nursing minimum dataset and the adverse consequences of the current historically based nursing weight system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Retrospective medical record evaluation: reliability in assessing causation, preventability, and disability of adverse events
    Sandra Verelst
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 25:649-62. 2012
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  17. ncbi request reprint Measuring the intensity of nursing care: making use of the Belgian Nursing Minimum Data Set
    Walter Sermeus
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1011-21. 2008
    ..It was developed for the measurement of nursing care in acute hospitals. It is used to support healthcare management & policy decision making such as hospital financing and nurse staffing decisions...
  18. doi request reprint Using nursing interventions classification as a framework to revise the Belgian nursing minimum data set
    Koen Van den Heede
    Nursing Competence Center, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 20:122-31. 2009
    ..To develop the revised Belgian nursing minimum data set (B-NMDS)...
  19. doi request reprint Validation of Hospital Administrative Dataset for adverse event screening
    Sandra Verelst
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, University Hospital of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e25. 2010
    ..To assess whether the Belgian Hospital Discharge Dataset (B-HDDS) is a valid source for the detection of adverse events in acute hospitals...
  20. doi request reprint Using hospital administrative data to evaluate the knowledge-to-action gap in pressure ulcer preventive care
    Pieter Van Herck
    Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:375-82. 2009
    ..One major obstacle to bridging this knowledge-to-action gap is data availability. We propose using large-scale hospital administrative data combined with the latest evidence-based methods as part of the solution to this problem...
  21. ncbi request reprint Revision of the Belgian Nursing Minimum Dataset: From data to information
    Walter Sermeus
    Centre for Health Services Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:616-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe how the B-NMDS can contribute to each of these applications...
  22. doi request reprint The Leuven questionnaire for Patient Self-care during Chemotherapy (L-PaSC): instrument development and psychometric evaluation
    Annemarie Coolbrandt
    Department of Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:275-83. 2013
    ..However, self-care during chemotherapy not only concerns symptom self-management. The aim of this study was to develop a valid instrument to assess patient self-care during chemotherapy...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of a high-grade glioma on everyday life: a systematic review from the patient's and caregiver's perspective
    Wendy Sterckx
    Department of Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:107-17. 2013
    ..With poor prognosis and disabling symptomatology high-grade gliomas affect not only the patient but also the family...
  24. doi request reprint Content validity and internal consistency of the Dutch translation of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: an observational study
    Els Devriendt
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:327-37. 2012
    ..The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire is a validated, widely used instrument to investigate multiple dimensions of safety climate at the clinical level in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings...
  25. doi request reprint Immediate versus delayed self-reporting of symptoms and side effects during chemotherapy: does timing matter?
    Annemarie Coolbrandt
    Department of Oncology Hematology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:130-6. 2011
    ..Accurate insight into toxicity symptoms during chemotherapy is essential so that nurses and doctors can assess therapeutic tolerance and adjust supportive care accordingly...