Thomas Rotter

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Publications

  1. ncbi The effects of clinical pathways on professional practice, patient outcomes, length of stay, and hospital costs: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
    Thomas Rotter
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eval Health Prof 35:3-27. 2012
  2. ncbi Have we drawn the wrong conclusions about the value of care pathways? Is a Cochrane review appropriate? Response to the commentary article published by Kris Vanhaecht et al
    Thomas Rotter
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eval Health Prof 35:43-6. 2012
  3. pmc The quality of the evidence base for clinical pathway effectiveness: room for improvement in the design of evaluation trials
    Thomas Rotter
    Office of the Dean, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:80. 2012
  4. pmc Methods for the evaluation of hospital cooperation activities (Systematic review protocol)
    Thomas Rotter
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 1:11. 2012

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Publications4

  1. ncbi The effects of clinical pathways on professional practice, patient outcomes, length of stay, and hospital costs: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
    Thomas Rotter
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eval Health Prof 35:3-27. 2012
    ..The authors concluded that clinical pathways are associated with reduced in-hospital complications and improved documentation...
  2. ncbi Have we drawn the wrong conclusions about the value of care pathways? Is a Cochrane review appropriate? Response to the commentary article published by Kris Vanhaecht et al
    Thomas Rotter
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eval Health Prof 35:43-6. 2012
    ..The critical commentary offered by Vanhaecht et al. is a misrepresentation of the process and content of the review and suggests they have not taken the time and effort to thoroughly read and understand this comprehensive review...
  3. pmc The quality of the evidence base for clinical pathway effectiveness: room for improvement in the design of evaluation trials
    Thomas Rotter
    Office of the Dean, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:80. 2012
    ..The analysis is based on a recently published Cochrane review of the effectiveness of CPWs...
  4. pmc Methods for the evaluation of hospital cooperation activities (Systematic review protocol)
    Thomas Rotter
    Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 1:11. 2012
    ..Many of the assumptions used in planning hospital cooperatives are not stated clearly and are often based on limited or poor scientific evidence...