J Kievit

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Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Influences of hospital information systems, indicator data collection and computation on reported Dutch hospital performance indicator scores
    Helen A Anema
    Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Room J2 211, P, O, Box 22660, Amsterdam NL 1100 DD, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:212. 2013
  2. pmc Evaluation of routinely reported surgical site infections against microbiological culture results: a tool to identify patient groups where diagnosis and treatment may be improved
    Marco Krukerink
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:176. 2009
  3. ncbi [The effect of treatment delay on the prognosis of breast cancer patients]
    J Kievit
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Heelkunde Medische Besliskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1031-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Follow-up of patients with colorectal cancer: numbers needed to test and treat
    J Kievit
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 38:986-99. 2002
  5. pmc Surgical adverse outcome reporting as part of routine clinical care
    J Kievit
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e20. 2010
  6. doi Nonelective colon cancer resections in elderly patients: results from the dutch surgical colorectal audit
    N E Kolfschoten
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dig Surg 29:412-9. 2012
  7. doi Focusing on desired outcomes of care after colon cancer resections; hospital variations in 'textbook outcome'
    N E Kolfschoten
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Dept of Surgery K6 R, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:156-63. 2013
  8. doi The relative importance of quality of care information when choosing a hospital for surgical treatment: a hospital choice experiment
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 31:816-27. 2011
  9. ncbi Stability of patients' preferences for chemotherapy: the impact of experience
    S J Jansen
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 21:295-306. 2001
  10. doi Choosing between hospitals: the influence of the experiences of other patients
    I B de Groot
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 32:764-78. 2012

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  1. pmc Influences of hospital information systems, indicator data collection and computation on reported Dutch hospital performance indicator scores
    Helen A Anema
    Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Room J2 211, P, O, Box 22660, Amsterdam NL 1100 DD, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:212. 2013
    ..This might affect the reliability and plausibility of the nationally reported scores...
  2. pmc Evaluation of routinely reported surgical site infections against microbiological culture results: a tool to identify patient groups where diagnosis and treatment may be improved
    Marco Krukerink
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:176. 2009
    ..Aim of the present study was to evaluate routinely reported SSI by surgeons against microbiological culture results, to identify patient groups with lower agreement where decision making may be improved...
  3. ncbi [The effect of treatment delay on the prognosis of breast cancer patients]
    J Kievit
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Heelkunde Medische Besliskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1031-4. 2002
    ..Such considerations are valid not only for breast cancer patients, but for all patients in whom delay may result in serious health loss...
  4. ncbi Follow-up of patients with colorectal cancer: numbers needed to test and treat
    J Kievit
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 38:986-99. 2002
    ..As support that is as good or even better can be provided by a patient's general practitioner (GP) or by specialised nursing personnel, there is no need for routine follow-up to be performed by the surgeon...
  5. pmc Surgical adverse outcome reporting as part of routine clinical care
    J Kievit
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e20. 2010
    ..The key elements of this system are (1) an unequivocal definition of an adverse outcome, (2) appropriate contextual information and (3) a three-dimensional hierarchical classification system...
  6. doi Nonelective colon cancer resections in elderly patients: results from the dutch surgical colorectal audit
    N E Kolfschoten
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Dig Surg 29:412-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to assess which factors contribute to postoperative mortality, especially in elderly patients who undergo emergency colon cancer resections, using a nationwide population-based database...
  7. doi Focusing on desired outcomes of care after colon cancer resections; hospital variations in 'textbook outcome'
    N E Kolfschoten
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Dept of Surgery K6 R, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:156-63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate hospital variation in the proportion of patients with a 'textbook outcome' after colon cancer resections in the Netherlands...
  8. doi The relative importance of quality of care information when choosing a hospital for surgical treatment: a hospital choice experiment
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 31:816-27. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of quality of care and other hospital information on patients' choices between hospitals...
  9. ncbi Stability of patients' preferences for chemotherapy: the impact of experience
    S J Jansen
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 21:295-306. 2001
    ..However, other studies have found that utilities for a particular health state may differ between patient groups who are and who are not experiencing the particular health state (between-group differences)...
  10. doi Choosing between hospitals: the influence of the experiences of other patients
    I B de Groot
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 32:764-78. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of previous patients' experiences relative to other information when choosing a hospital for surgical treatment...
  11. doi Combining process indicators to evaluate quality of care for surgical patients with colorectal cancer: are scores consistent with short-term outcome?
    N E Kolfschoten
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, Leiden 2300 RC, The Netherlands
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:481-9. 2012
    ..To determine if composite measures based on process indicators are consistent with short-term outcome indicators in surgical colorectal cancer care...
  12. doi Variation in case-mix between hospitals treating colorectal cancer patients in the Netherlands
    N E Kolfschoten
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Dept of Surgery, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:956-63. 2011
    ....
  13. ncbi The effect of individually assessed preference weights on the relationship between holistic utilities and nonpreference-based assessment
    S J Jansen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 9:541-57. 2000
    ..In this study, assigning individually assessed preference weights to self-reported level of functioning did not result in stronger relationships with utilities...
  14. doi Adverse outcomes after discharge: occurrence, treatment and determinants
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, J10 S, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:47-52. 2008
    ..1) to estimate the occurrence of postdischarge adverse outcomes in surgical patients and their treatment; (2) to explore determinants during admission that may influence the occurrence of postdischarge adverse outcomes...
  15. ncbi Results of a national survey among Dutch surgeons treating patients with colorectal carcinoma. Current opinion about follow-up, treatment of metastasis, and reasons to revise follow-up practice
    I Grossmann
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Colorectal Dis 9:787-92. 2007
    ..The common clinical practice and opinion about follow-up for colorectal carcinoma, was evaluated by means of a survey among Dutch general surgeons...
  16. pmc Is the impact of hospital performance data greater in patients who have compared hospitals?
    Ingrid B de Groot
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:214. 2011
    ..g. advice of their general practitioner and consider other information important than patients who have not compared hospitals...
  17. pmc Improving the quality of surgeons' treatment decisions: a comparison of clinical decision making with a computerised evidence based decision analytical model
    D Timmermans
    Medical Decision Making Unit, Leiden University Medical Center, K6 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Qual Health Care 10:4-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to demonstrate to what extent an evidence based decision model can improve physicians' decisions and whether a selective use of the decision model is feasible...
  18. pmc Adverse outcomes in surgical patients: implementation of a nationwide reporting system
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:320-4. 2006
    ..Lack of comparable data on adverse outcomes in hospitalised surgical patients...
  19. ncbi Multiattribute utility scores for predicting family physicians' decisions regarding sinusitis
    G H de Bock
    Medical Decision Making Unit, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 19:58-65. 1999
    ..It is concluded that MAU scores may be used to predict family physicians' decisions regarding the management of patients suspected of having sinusitis where there are significant differences in values between the highest MAU scores...
  20. pmc Clinical ethical dilemmas: convergent and divergent views of two scholarly communities
    A M Stiggelbout
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 32:381-8. 2006
    ..Method: Four questions, with structured multiple alternatives, were asked about each case: identified core problems, needed additional information, appropriate next steps and who the decision maker should be. Observations and..
  21. ncbi Internet-based self-management plus education compared with usual care in asthma: a randomized trial
    Victor van der Meer
    Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 151:110-20. 2009
    ..The Internet may support patient self-management of chronic conditions, such as asthma...
  22. ncbi Surgery groups differed in adverse outcome probabilities and can be used to adjust hospital comparisons
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Association of Surgeons of the Netherlands, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:56-62. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether surgery groups differ in adverse outcome probabilities, to decide whether hospital comparisons on adverse outcomes should be adjusted for differences in surgery groups...
  23. ncbi Implicit normativity in evidence-based medicine: a plea for integrated empirical ethics research
    A C Molewijk
    Department of Medical Decision Making 1087, Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Health Care Anal 11:69-92. 2003
    ..e., a cooperation that goes beyond the discipline-specific epistemic values and that takes place during all phases of the research process...
  24. ncbi [Automated registration of adverse events in surgical patients in the Netherlands: the current status]
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, sectie Medische Besliskunde, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1273-7. 2003
    ..To describe the registration of adverse events and the use of the National Surgical Adverse Event Registration (LHCR) software, to analyse possible bottlenecks and to give possibilities for further implementation...
  25. pmc Ideals of patient autonomy in clinical decision making: a study on the development of a scale to assess patients' and physicians' views
    A M Stiggelbout
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 30:268-74. 2004
    ..This paper describes the development of a questionnaire to assess such concepts of autonomy...
  26. pmc Patient's needs and preferences in routine follow-up after treatment for breast cancer
    G H de Bock
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 90:1144-50. 2004
    ....
  27. pmc Genetic counselling and the intention to undergo prophylactic mastectomy: effects of a breast cancer risk assessment
    S van Dijk
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 88:1675-81. 2003
    ..Therefore, interventions aimed at improving decision making on prophylactic mastectomy should explicitly address precounselling factors, such as personal beliefs and the psychological impact of the family medical history...
  28. ncbi Antibiotic prescription for acute sinusitis in otherwise healthy adults. Clinical cure in relation to costs
    G H de Bock
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 19:58-63. 2001
    ..Further diagnostic procedures did not improve outcome in terms of marginal cost-effectiveness. CONCLUSIONS: In patients presenting with acute sinusitis, postponing antibiotics for 1 week is the most cost-effective strategy...
  29. ncbi GPs' management of women seeking help for familial breast cancer
    G H de Bock
    Department of General Practice, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 16:463-7. 1999
    ..These guidelines do not give sufficient information to define whether there is an increased risk for breast cancer. These guidelines need to be refined...
  30. doi Volume- or outcome-based referral to improve quality of care for esophageal cancer surgery in The Netherlands
    M W J M Wouters
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Surg Oncol 99:481-7. 2009
    ..In addition, we compare the expected benefits of volume-based referral to the results of a regional centralization process based on differences in outcome (outcome-based referral)...
  31. doi Surgical adverse outcomes and patients' evaluation of quality of care: inherent risk or reduced quality of care?
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, J10 S, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Postgrad Med J 84:93-8. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to assess whether patients who experience adverse outcomes, in hospital or after discharge, differ in their evaluation of quality of care compared with patients without adverse outcomes...
  32. ncbi Cost-effectiveness analysis of colorectal cancer treatments
    W B van den Hout
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 38:953-63. 2002
    ..To gain credibility, the methodology applied in CEAs must be further improved. Costs are rarely estimated from the societal perspective, and little is known about how colorectal patients value their treatment and health...
  33. pmc Patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early-stage breast cancer: is treatment worthwhile?
    S J Jansen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, K6 R Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 84:1577-85. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi High dose chemotherapy followed by autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation or conventional pharmacological treatment for refractory rheumatoid arthritis? A Markov decision analysis
    R J Verburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 28:719-27. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi Long-term results of total adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease
    S K Nagesser
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 24:108-13. 2000
    ..Pituitary irradiation prior to total adrenalectomy delays the onset of Nelson's syndrome...
  36. ncbi Optimal follow-up strategies after aorto-iliac prosthetic reconstruction: a decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis
    P N Post
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 28:287-95. 2004
    ..We investigated whether follow-up improves the life expectancy of patients and sought to identify the most cost-effective follow-up strategy...
  37. ncbi Effectiveness of routine visits and routine tests in detecting isolated locoregional recurrences after treatment for early-stage invasive breast cancer: a meta-analysis and systematic review
    G H de Bock
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 22:4010-8. 2004
    ..To review the effectiveness of routine visits and routine tests in detecting isolated locoregional recurrences in asymptomatic patients after treatment for early-stage invasive breast cancer...
  38. pmc Effectiveness of routine reporting to identify minor and serious adverse outcomes in surgical patients
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:378-82. 2005
    ..To assess the effectiveness of routine reporting to identify surgical adverse outcomes in comparison with retrospective medical record review...
  39. doi The importance of experienced adverse outcomes on patients' future choice of a hospital for surgery
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, J10 S, PO Box 9600, Leiden 2300 RC, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e16. 2010
    ..To assess whether patients who experience adverse outcomes during hospitalisation or after discharge differ in the information they would use for future choices of a hospital for surgery compared with patients without any adverse outcomes...
  40. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of adrenal incidentaloma. A cost-effectiveness analysis
    J Kievit
    Medical Decision Making Unit, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 29:69-90, viii-ix. 2000
    ..Small or medium-sized adrenal incidentalomas may be ignored if MR imaging or other tests suggest benign pheochromocytoma disorder, or patients are elderly, or both...
  41. ncbi Diagnostic value of serum thyroglobulin measurements in the follow-up of differentiated thyroid carcinoma, a structured meta-analysis
    C F A Eustatia-Rutten
    Department of Endocrinology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:61-74. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi [Registration of complications of medical treatment]
    J Kievit
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1609-10; author reply 1610-1. 2003
  43. pmc What do women really want to know? Motives for attending familial breast cancer clinics
    C J van Asperen
    J Med Genet 39:410-4. 2002
  44. pmc Response to "Patient organisations should also establish databanks on medical complications"
    P J Marang-van de Mheen
    J Med Ethics 30:609-10. 2004
  45. doi Extremely long survival in six patients despite recurrent and metastatic adrenal carcinoma
    I G C Hermsen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Maxima Medical Centre, PO Box 90052, 5600 PD Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:911-9. 2008
    ..Adrenal cortical carcinoma (ACC) is an aggressive tumour with a high mortality. We describe six patients living 12-28 years despite recurrent and/or metastatic ACC...
  46. ncbi [Frankness regarding errors in medical care]
    J Legemaate
    VU Medisch Centrum, Instituut voor Extramuraal Geneeskundig Onderzoek, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:319-22. 2007
    ..Psychological factors hindering the full disclosure of errors require continued attention...
  47. ncbi A decision-analytic approach to obtain evidence-based vascular follow-up practices
    P N Post
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:186. 2002