Richard Heijink

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Spending more money, saving more lives? The relationship between avoidable mortality and healthcare spending in 14 countries
    Richard Heijink
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Health Econ 14:527-38. 2013
  2. pmc Measuring and explaining mortality in Dutch hospitals; the hospital standardized mortality rate between 2003 and 2005
    Richard Heijink
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:73. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Cost of illness: an international comparison. Australia, Canada, France, Germany and The Netherlands
    Richard Heijink
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 88:49-61. 2008
  4. pmc Decomposing cross-country differences in quality adjusted life expectancy: the impact of value sets
    Richard Heijink
    Scientific centre for care and welfare TRANZO, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Popul Health Metr 9:17. 2011
  5. pmc Benchmarking and reducing length of stay in Dutch hospitals
    Ine Borghans
    Tranzo, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:220. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Impact of disease management programs on healthcare expenditures for patients with diabetes, depression, heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review of the literature
    Simone R de Bruin
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 101:105-21. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Effects of regulated competition on key outcomes of care: cataract surgeries in the Netherlands
    Richard Heijink
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare Tranzo, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 113:142-50. 2013

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Spending more money, saving more lives? The relationship between avoidable mortality and healthcare spending in 14 countries
    Richard Heijink
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Health Econ 14:527-38. 2013
    ..We tentatively conclude that macro-level healthcare spending increases provided value for money, at least for the disease groups, countries and years included in this study...
  2. pmc Measuring and explaining mortality in Dutch hospitals; the hospital standardized mortality rate between 2003 and 2005
    Richard Heijink
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:73. 2008
    ..Indicators of hospital quality, such as hospital standardized mortality ratios (HSMR), have been used increasingly to assess and improve hospital quality. Our aim has been to describe and explain variation in new HSMRs for the Netherlands...
  3. doi request reprint Cost of illness: an international comparison. Australia, Canada, France, Germany and The Netherlands
    Richard Heijink
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 88:49-61. 2008
    ..To assess international comparability of general cost of illness (COI) studies and to examine the extent to which COI estimates differ and why...
  4. pmc Decomposing cross-country differences in quality adjusted life expectancy: the impact of value sets
    Richard Heijink
    Scientific centre for care and welfare TRANZO, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Popul Health Metr 9:17. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Benchmarking and reducing length of stay in Dutch hospitals
    Ine Borghans
    Tranzo, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:220. 2008
    ..To assess the development of and variation in lengths of stay in Dutch hospitals and to determine the potential reduction in hospital days if all Dutch hospitals would have an average length of stay equal to that of benchmark hospitals...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of disease management programs on healthcare expenditures for patients with diabetes, depression, heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review of the literature
    Simone R de Bruin
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 101:105-21. 2011
    ..Evaluating the impact of disease management programs on healthcare expenditures for patients with diabetes, depression, heart failure or COPD...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of regulated competition on key outcomes of care: cataract surgeries in the Netherlands
    Richard Heijink
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare Tranzo, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 113:142-50. 2013
    ..Positive results coming out from the 2006 reform should not be taken for granted. Looking forward, future research on similar topics and with newer data should clarify the extent to which these findings can be generalized. ..