M Berg

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi The mantra of modeling and the forgotten powers of paper: A sociotechnical view on the development of process-oriented ICT in health care
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, L4 117, P O Box 1738, 3000, Dr, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 69:223-34. 2003
  2. ncbi Patient care information systems and health care work: a sociotechnical approach
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 55:87-101. 1999
  3. ncbi Bridging the quality chasm: integrating professional and organizational approaches to quality
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Managrment, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:75-82. 2005
  4. ncbi Patients and professionals in the information society: what might keep us awake in 2013
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, DR 3000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 66:31-7. 2002
  5. ncbi Implementing information systems in health care organizations: myths and challenges
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4 117, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 64:143-56. 2001
  6. ncbi Guidelines for appropriate care: the importance of empirical normative analysis
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4 117, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Care Anal 9:77-99. 2001
  7. ncbi Feasibility first: developing public performance indicators on patient safety and clinical effectiveness for Dutch hospitals
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 75:59-73. 2005
  8. ncbi The contextual nature of medical information
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 56:51-60. 1999
  9. ncbi The search for synergy: interrelating medical work and patient care information systems
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 42:337-44. 2003
  10. ncbi Meeting patients' needs with patient information systems: potential benefits of qualitative research methods
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4-117, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 64:1-14. 2001

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  1. ncbi The mantra of modeling and the forgotten powers of paper: A sociotechnical view on the development of process-oriented ICT in health care
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, L4 117, P O Box 1738, 3000, Dr, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 69:223-34. 2003
    ..In process-oriented EPR design, we argue, modeling should not be conceived as the crucial first step in this design, but rather as an intervention in the organizational change-processes that constitute proper ICT development...
  2. ncbi Patient care information systems and health care work: a sociotechnical approach
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 55:87-101. 1999
    ..Optimal utilization of IT applications, it is argued, is dependent on the meticulous interrelation of the system's functioning with the skilled and pragmatically oriented work of health care professionals...
  3. ncbi Bridging the quality chasm: integrating professional and organizational approaches to quality
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Managrment, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:75-82. 2005
    ..This paper describes a series of interrelated design principles that together depict how future health care delivery could be organized...
  4. ncbi Patients and professionals in the information society: what might keep us awake in 2013
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, DR 3000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 66:31-7. 2002
    ..In all these issues, moreover, medical informatics plays an important role, and is a core actor in the future shaping of our health care systems. This responsibility should not be taken lightly...
  5. ncbi Implementing information systems in health care organizations: myths and challenges
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4 117, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 64:143-56. 2001
    ..Accepting, and even drawing upon, this inevitable uncertainty might be the hardest lesson to learn...
  6. ncbi Guidelines for appropriate care: the importance of empirical normative analysis
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4 117, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Care Anal 9:77-99. 2001
    ..Empirical normative analysis, we argue, is a crucial tool in developing guidelines for appropriate medical care...
  7. ncbi Feasibility first: developing public performance indicators on patient safety and clinical effectiveness for Dutch hospitals
    Marc Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 75:59-73. 2005
    ..This paper describes how this simultaneously philosophical, political and pragmatic strategy played out successfully, and how the indicator set was ultimately embraced by all parties involved...
  8. ncbi The contextual nature of medical information
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 56:51-60. 1999
    ..The question that then becomes pertinent is; who has to do this work, and who reaps the benefits?..
  9. ncbi The search for synergy: interrelating medical work and patient care information systems
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 42:337-44. 2003
    ..This article aims to search for the way patient care information systems can be most fruitfully put to work in health care...
  10. ncbi Meeting patients' needs with patient information systems: potential benefits of qualitative research methods
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4-117, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 64:1-14. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi [Less ethnic knowledge in the Dutch College of General Practitioner's practice guidelines on type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension and asthma in adults than in the supporting literature]
    D R Manna
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1691-6. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi Using information technology for patient education: realizing surplus value?
    Arjen P Stoop
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, L Building, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 54:187-95. 2004
    ..When this condition is fulfilled, however, these systems have the potential to improve health status and to be a valuable supplement to (rather than a substitute for) traditional means of patient education...
  13. ncbi A tale of two hospitals: a sociotechnical appraisal of the introduction of computerized physician order entry in two Dutch hospitals
    Jos Aarts
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:999-1002. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that organizational change associated with CPOE implementation should not focus on individual physician behavior but on medical work as a collaborative professional effort..
  14. ncbi Quality based social insurance coverage and payment of the application of a high cost medical therapy: the case of spinal cord stimulation for chronic non-oncologic pain in The Netherlands
    Nicoline Beersen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 71:107-15. 2005
    ..By linking a national CQI system and a payment scheme in a conditional financing policy a steering instrument for future control of the quality of neuromodulation treatment through SCS is created...
  15. ncbi Theory and practice of waiting time data as a performance indicator in health care. A case study from The Netherlands
    Arjen P Stoop
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, L Building, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 73:41-51. 2005
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  16. ncbi Developing a national continuous quality improvement system for neuromodulation treatment in The Netherlands
    Nicoline Beersen
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam EMCR, The Netherlands
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:310-21. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc Understanding implementation: the case of a computerized physician order entry system in a large Dutch university medical center
    Jos Aarts
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:207-16. 2004
    ..During the course of this study, the full implementation of CPOE was halted, but the aborted implementation exposed issues on which the authors did not initially focus...
  18. ncbi Completeness of medical records in emergency trauma care and an IT-based strategy for improvement
    M de Mul
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Institute of Health Policy and Management, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Inform Internet Med 32:157-67. 2007
    ..One solution we propose is to restructure the recording process by introducing a clerk. This clerk could also be a nurse or physician who is temporarily released from direct patient care...
  19. ncbi Integrating quantitative and qualitative methods in patient care information system evaluation: guidance for the organizational decision maker
    A P Stoop
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 42:458-62. 2003
    ..Second, we claim that, though Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) are often still seen as the standard approach, this type of design hardly generates relevant information for the organizational decision maker...
  20. ncbi Modelling nursing activities: electronic patient records and their discontents
    E Goorman
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nurs Inq 7:3-9. 2000
    ..Since it is a tool that will impact the development of the nursing profession, nurses have and should have a stake in its development...
  21. doi Evaluation of the impact of a CPOE system on nurse-physician communication--a mixed method study
    H Pirnejad
    Healthcare Governance, Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 48:350-60. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of a CPOE system on medication-related communication of nurses and physicians...
  22. doi Building an inter-organizational communication network and challenges for preserving interoperability
    H Pirnejad
    Healthcare Governance, Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 77:818-27. 2008
    ..e., general practitioners and community pharmacists) and secondary healthcare providers (i.e., hospital pharmacists and specialist physicians)...
  23. ncbi Same systems, different outcomes--comparing the implementation of computerized physician order entry in two Dutch hospitals
    J Aarts
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 45:53-61. 2006
    ..To compare the outcome of the implementation of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems in two Dutch hospitals...
  24. pmc Turning off frequently overridden drug alerts: limited opportunities for doing it safely
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:439-48. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify opportunities to safely turn off frequently overridden drug-drug interaction alerts (DDIs) in computerized physician order entry (CPOE)...
  25. ncbi Intra-organizational communication in healthcare--considerations for standardization and ICT application
    H Pirnejad
    Healthcare Governance, Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 47:336-45. 2008
    ..As recently suggested, however, due to communication failures ICT can also compound medical errors. In this paper we analyze factors that restrict the role of ICT in improving interpersonal healthcare communication and suggest solutions...
  26. doi Impact of a computerized physician order entry system on nurse-physician collaboration in the medication process
    Habibollah Pirnejad
    Healthcare Governance, Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 77:735-44. 2008
    ..However, recent studies have shown that these systems may undermine the efficiency and safety of the medication process by impeding nurse-physician collaboration...
  27. ncbi OZIS and the politics of safety: using ICT to create a regionally accessible patient medication record
    Arjen P Stoop
    Institute for Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 76:S229-35. 2007
    ..By doing this, we will also show that this context is highly dynamic and that continuously changing incentives and constraints within the context lead to both facilitating and threatening the success of OZIS...
  28. ncbi Looking for answers, constructing reliability: an exploration into how Dutch patients check web-based medical information
    Samantha Adams
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Health Policy and Management BMG, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 75:66-72. 2006
    ..However, little effort has been made to understand how lay practices enable patients to assess information reliability in respect to their specific health situations...
  29. pmc Ethnic specific recommendations in clinical practice guidelines: a first exploratory comparison between guidelines from the USA, Canada, the UK, and the Netherlands
    D R Manna
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:353-8. 2003
    ..To investigate whether clinical practice guidelines in different countries take ethnic differences between patients into consideration and to assess the scientific foundation of such ethnic specific recommendations...
  30. pmc The impact of computerized provider order entry systems on inpatient clinical workflow: a literature review
    Zahra Niazkhani
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:539-49. 2009
    ..Regarding the diversity of findings in the literature, we conclude that more multi-method research is needed to explore CPOE's multidimensional and collective impact on especially collaborative workflow...
  31. ncbi Change in perceived health and functioning over time in patients with type I diabetes mellitus
    Huberta E Hart
    Institute for Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:1-10. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate perceived health and functioning (PHF) of patients with type I diabetes mellitus (DMT1) over time and to compare change in perceived PHF with that of a sample of the general population...
  32. doi Drug safety alert generation and overriding in a large Dutch university medical centre
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:941-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate numbers and types of drug safety alerts generated and overridden in a large Dutch university medical centre...
  33. pmc Time-dependent drug-drug interaction alerts in care provider order entry: software may inhibit medication error reductions
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Institute of Health Plicy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:864-8. 2009
    ....
  34. doi Intensified preventive care to reduce cardiovascular risk in healthcare centres located in deprived neighbourhoods: a randomized controlled trial
    Fatima El Fakiri
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:488-93. 2008
    ....
  35. pmc Unintended consequences of reducing QT-alert overload in a computerized physician order entry system
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:919-25. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi Bridging information gaps between primary and secondary healthcare
    Habibollah Pirnejad
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:1003-8. 2006
    ..We analysed some important problems that project faced and conclude that problems with the data integration and saving the data integrity are important challenges for the project to maintain its objectives...
  37. ncbi Improving the quality of eye care with tele-ophthalmology: shared-care glaucoma screening
    Marleen de Mul
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Telemed Telecare 10:331-6. 2004
    ..Task redesign was needed to transfer screening from the hospital to primary care in a safe and responsible way. Telemedicine was crucial for assuring quality, facilitating information exchange and for coordination...
  38. doi Understanding handling of drug safety alerts: a simulation study
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 79:361-9. 2010
    ..To study correctness of drug safety alert handling and error type in a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system in a simulated work environment...
  39. ncbi Extending the understanding of computerized physician order entry: implications for professional collaboration, workflow and quality of care
    Jos Aarts
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 76:S4-13. 2007
    ..To describe the perceived effect of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) on professional collaboration, workflow and quality of care...
  40. pmc Overriding of drug safety alerts in computerized physician order entry
    Heleen van der Sijs
    Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:138-47. 2006
    ..Studies on cognitive processes playing a role in overriding drug safety alerts are lacking...
  41. ncbi Implementing Six Sigma in The Netherlands
    Jaap van den Heuvel
    Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:393-9. 2006
    ..Six Sigma, a process-focused strategy and methodology for business improvement, can be used to improve care processes, eliminate waste, reduce costs, and enhance patient satisfaction...
  42. pmc Some unintended consequences of information technology in health care: the nature of patient care information system-related errors
    Joan S Ash
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:104-12. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi Report of conference Track 4: socio-technical issues of HIS
    Joan Ash
    Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    Int J Med Inform 69:305-6. 2003
  44. ncbi Technology assessment, priority setting, and appropriate care in Dutch health care
    Marc Berg
    Erasmus University, Rotterdam
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:35-43. 2004
    ..Suggestions are made on how to do justice to the social dynamics of decision making and the behavior of stakeholders in health-care systems...
  45. ncbi The right incentives for high-quality, affordable care: a new form of regulated competition
    Marc Berg
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:261-3. 2006
  46. ncbi Quality management: does it pay off?
    Jaap van den Heuvel
    Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:137-49. 2006
    ..On the basis of our findings, we believe that the combination of ISO 9000 and Six Sigma provides the proper tools to bring health care organizations to a higher level of performance...
  47. ncbi The practice of medical technology
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071 Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 25:97-114. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi Clinical information systems: CareSuite from Picis
    Marleen de Mul
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 CB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Crit Care 19:208-14. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi Building quality report cards for geriatric care in The Netherlands: using concept mapping to identify the appropriate "building blocks" from the consumer's perspective
    A Stef Groenewoud
    Insitute for Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC, Rotterdamn, The Netherlands
    Gerontologist 48:79-92. 2008
    ..Its aim is to present (a) the results of the study and (b) the innovative step-by-step approach that was developed to arrive at these results...
  50. ncbi An ISO 9001 quality management system in a hospital: bureaucracy or just benefits?
    Jaap van den Heuvel
    Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 18:361-9. 2005
    ..To describe how The Red Cross Hospital in Beverwijk, The Netherlands implemented an ISO 9000 quality management system throughout the entire organisation, obtained an ISO 9002:1994 and subsequently an ISO 9001:2000 certificate...