Olga C Damman
Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- Educating health consumers about cardio-metabolic health risk: what can we learn from lay mental models of risk?Olga C Damman
Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 89:300-8. 2012..To study lay conceptions of cardio-metabolic risk and compare them with those of experts, in order to formulate focal points for better educational risk information...
- Consumers' interpretation and use of comparative information on the quality of health care: the effect of presentation approachesOlga C Damman
Department of Patient Centered Care, NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Health Expect 15:197-211. 2012..Public reports about health-care quality have not been effectively used by consumers thus far. A possible explanation is inadequate presentation of the information...
- Creating compact comparative health care information: what are the key quality attributes to present for cataract and total hip or knee replacement surgery?Olga C Damman
Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Research Program Patient Perspective and Demand Driven Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Med Decis Making 32:287-300. 2012..To focus on the most essential attributes, insight is needed into which attributes are actually considered by consumers...
- Differences between family practices in the associations of patient characteristics with health care experiencesOlga C Damman
NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Med Care Res Rev 68:725-39. 2011..These findings correspond to previous U.S. findings, suggesting that the case-mix variations reported here and previously constitute a rather robust phenomenon...
- How do healthcare consumers process and evaluate comparative healthcare information? A qualitative study using cognitive interviewsOlga C Damman
NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 9:423. 2009..To date, online public healthcare reports have not been effectively used by consumers. Therefore, we qualitatively examined how healthcare consumers process and evaluate comparative healthcare information on the Internet...
- Understanding and using comparative healthcare information; the effect of the amount of information and consumer characteristics and skillsNicolien C Zwijnenberg
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, Utrecht 3500 BN, The Netherlands
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:101. 2012..The objective of this study was to examine how the amount of presented information influences the comprehension and use of comparative healthcare information when important consumer characteristics and skills are taken into account...
- An international comparison of web-based reporting about health care quality: content analysisOlga C Damman
NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Med Internet Res 12:e8. 2010..This move toward provision of more comparative information has resulted in different information types being published that often contain contradictory information...
- Using multilevel modeling to assess case-mix adjusters in consumer experience surveys in health careOlga C Damman
Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Med Care 47:496-503. 2009..The purpose of this article is to investigate whether multilevel regression analysis is a useful tool to detect case-mix adjusters in consumer assessment of healthcare...
- Different patient subgroup, different ranking? Which quality indicators do patients find important when choosing a hospital for hip- or knee arthroplasty?Nicolien C Zwijnenberg
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P, O, Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 11:299. 2011..The aim of this study was to explore which quality indicators different subgroups of patients find important when choosing a hospital for total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
- Communicating cancer treatment information using the Web: utilizing the patient's perspective in website developmentWendy Hopmans
Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:116. 2014..We applied qualitative user testing during the development of a patient information website on stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), a new guideline-recommended curative treatment for early-stage lung cancer...
- Workers' knowledge and beliefs about cardiometabolic health riskOlga C Damman
From the Department of Public and Occupational Health and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Occup Environ Med 56:92-100. 2014..Investigate workers' knowledge and beliefs about cardiometabolic risk...