R Grol

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Successes and failures in the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for clinical practice
    R Grol
    Center for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med Care 39:II46-54. 2001
  2. pmc Deconstructing patient centred communication and uncovering shared decision making: an observational study
    Michel Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:2. 2002
  3. ncbi Dissemination of guidelines: which sources do physicians use in order to be informed?
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, WOK, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 10:135-40. 1998
  4. ncbi Improving the quality of medical care: building bridges among professional pride, payer profit, and patient satisfaction
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research 229, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    JAMA 286:2578-85. 2001
  5. ncbi Between evidence-based practice and total quality management: the implementation of cost-effective care
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:297-304. 2000
  6. pmc Are general practitioners able to accurately diagnose dementia and identify Alzheimer's disease? A comparison with an outpatient memory clinic
    H Van Hout
    Centre of Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 50:311-2. 2000
  7. ncbi Continuous quality improvement in small general medical practices: the attitudes of general practitioners and other practice staff
    H Geboers
    Center for Quality of Care Research WOK, Department of General Medicine, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:391-7. 2001
  8. pmc Low back pain in general practice: reported management and reasons for not adhering to the guidelines in The Netherlands
    H Schers
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 50:640-4. 2000
  9. ncbi CAMDEX, can it be more efficient? Observational study on the contribution of four screening measures to the diagnosis of dementia by a memory clinic team
    H Van Hout
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, P O Box 9101, Academic Hospital St Radboud, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:64-9. 2001
  10. ncbi General practice care and patients' priorities in Europe: an international comparison
    M Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, Universities of Nijmegen and Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 45:175-86. 1998

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Publications21

  1. ncbi Successes and failures in the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for clinical practice
    R Grol
    Center for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med Care 39:II46-54. 2001
    ..However, many guidelines are not used after dissemination. Implementation activities frequently produce only moderate improvement. It is important to study specific guideline programs in detail to learn from their successes and failures...
  2. pmc Deconstructing patient centred communication and uncovering shared decision making: an observational study
    Michel Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:2. 2002
    ..Patient centred communication (PCC) has been described as a method for doctor-patient communication. The principles of shared decision making (SDM) have been proposed more recently...
  3. ncbi Dissemination of guidelines: which sources do physicians use in order to be informed?
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, WOK, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 10:135-40. 1998
    ..To gain insight into processes of dissemination of clinical guidelines, sources of information physicians use to become informed about them, and factors influencing these processes...
  4. ncbi Improving the quality of medical care: building bridges among professional pride, payer profit, and patient satisfaction
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research 229, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    JAMA 286:2578-85. 2001
    ..None of the popular models for improving clinical performance appear to be superior. Therefore, bridges must be built and models must be integrated to be truly effective...
  5. ncbi Between evidence-based practice and total quality management: the implementation of cost-effective care
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:297-304. 2000
    ....
  6. pmc Are general practitioners able to accurately diagnose dementia and identify Alzheimer's disease? A comparison with an outpatient memory clinic
    H Van Hout
    Centre of Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 50:311-2. 2000
    ..Diagnostic support from a specialised team can particularly contribute to identifying the type of dementia...
  7. ncbi Continuous quality improvement in small general medical practices: the attitudes of general practitioners and other practice staff
    H Geboers
    Center for Quality of Care Research WOK, Department of General Medicine, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:391-7. 2001
    ..PRACTICES AND DESIGN: An exploratory study in 20 family practices in The Netherlands. Practices were stimulated to adopt the model for continuous quality improvement...
  8. pmc Low back pain in general practice: reported management and reasons for not adhering to the guidelines in The Netherlands
    H Schers
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 50:640-4. 2000
    ..Although guidelines for the management of low back pain have been published in the past decade, there is potential for further improvement in back pain care...
  9. ncbi CAMDEX, can it be more efficient? Observational study on the contribution of four screening measures to the diagnosis of dementia by a memory clinic team
    H Van Hout
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, P O Box 9101, Academic Hospital St Radboud, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:64-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficiency of the CAMDEX by exploring the contribution of its four main screening measures to the diagnosis of dementia at a memory clinic...
  10. ncbi General practice care and patients' priorities in Europe: an international comparison
    M Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, Universities of Nijmegen and Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 45:175-86. 1998
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  11. ncbi General practitioners on dementia: tasks, practices and obstacles
    H Van Hout
    Department of General Practice and Social Medicine, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 39:219-25. 2000
    ..Important obstacles were reported that can explain the diagnostic delay and may prevent appropriate education of family caregivers in dealing with demented patients such as embarrassment to examine and communicate this condition...
  12. doi The Team Climate Inventory: application in hospital teams and methodological considerations
    M Ouwens
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:275-80. 2008
    ..The TCI is based on a four-factor theory of team climate for innovation...
  13. ncbi Implementation barriers for general practice guidelines on low back pain a qualitative study
    H Schers
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E348-53. 2001
    ..Qualitative study design, using semi-structured interviews...
  14. ncbi Patient-directed strategy to reduce prescribing for patients with dyspepsia in general practice: a randomized trial
    N Krol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:917-22. 2004
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  15. doi Development of quality indicators for monitoring of the disease course in rheumatoid arthritis
    L T C van Hulst
    Department of Rheumatology 470, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1805-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a set of quality indicators to evaluate RA disease course monitoring of rheumatologists in daily clinical practice...
  16. ncbi Functional status, health problems, age and comorbidity in primary care patients
    M Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 10:141-8. 2001
    ..To determine the relationship between functional status and health problems, age and comorbidity in primary care patients...
  17. pmc Patients either contacting a general practice cooperative or accident and emergency department out of hours: a comparison
    P Giesen
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, WOK 117, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Emerg Med J 23:731-4. 2006
    ..Lack of collaboration between general practice (GP) cooperatives and accident and emergency (A&E) departments and many self referrals may lead to inefficient out-of-hours care...
  18. ncbi Clinical indicators: development and applications
    H Wollersheim
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK 117, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 65:15-22. 2007
    ..We give examples of indicator development and applications in oncology, diabetes care, and the use of antibiotics for treating pneumonia. We explain how comparison with reference data can be used to construct improvement programmes...
  19. ncbi Applicability of diagnostic recommendations on dementia in family practice
    H Van Hout
    Center for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:127-33. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi Evidence-based implementation of evidence-based medicine
    R Grol
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:503-13. 1999
    ..Evidence-based medicine should be complemented by evidence-based implementation...
  21. pmc Comparison of patients' and general practitioners' evaluations of general practice care
    H P Jung
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen and University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:315-9. 2002
    ..To compare patients' and general practitioners' (GPs') evaluations of the quality of general practice care...