Wim H van Harten

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Affiliation: The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Strategic behaviour of institutional providers in mental handicapped care in the Netherlands
    Willem H van Harten
    Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Health Organ Manag 21:184-93. 2007
  2. pmc Regional variation in breast cancer treatment in the Netherlands and the role of external peer review: a cohort study comprising 63,516 women
    Melvin J Kilsdonk
    Comprehensive Cancer Centre the Netherlands, Department of Research, Postbus 19079, 3501 DB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 14:596. 2014
  3. pmc Assessing excellence in translational cancer research: a consensus based framework
    Abinaya Rajan
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam 1066 CX, The Netherlands
    J Transl Med 11:274. 2013
  4. pmc Critical appraisal of translational research models for suitability in performance assessment of cancer centers
    Abinaya Rajan
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 17:e48-57. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Benchmarking biology research organizations using a new, dedicated tool
    Willem H van Harten
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Oncol 4:12-8. 2010
  6. pmc Quantifying culture gaps between physicians and managers in Dutch hospitals: a survey
    Hanneke A H J Klopper-Kes
    Ziekenhuisgroep Twente, Almelo, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:86. 2010
  7. pmc Exploring types of focused factories in hospital care: a multiple case study
    Eelco Bredenhoff
    School of Management and Governance, University of Twente, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:154. 2010
  8. pmc Scenario drafting to anticipate future developments in technology assessment
    Valesca P Retel
    Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, Amsterdam 1066 CX, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 5:442. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Underlying mechanisms of improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 15:101-8. 2008
  10. pmc Alpe d'HuZes cancer rehabilitation (A-CaRe) research: four randomized controlled exercise trials and economic evaluations in cancer patients and survivors
    Mai J M Chinapaw
    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
    Int J Behav Med 19:143-56. 2012

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Strategic behaviour of institutional providers in mental handicapped care in the Netherlands
    Willem H van Harten
    Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Health Organ Manag 21:184-93. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe an inventory of the strategic responses of institutional providers of mental handicapped care to the strengthening of consumer choice through a personal care budget (PCB)...
  2. pmc Regional variation in breast cancer treatment in the Netherlands and the role of external peer review: a cohort study comprising 63,516 women
    Melvin J Kilsdonk
    Comprehensive Cancer Centre the Netherlands, Department of Research, Postbus 19079, 3501 DB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 14:596. 2014
    ..Our objective was to examine the degree of variation in treatment patterns and the possible effect of external peer review for multidisciplinary cancer care for breast cancer patients...
  3. pmc Assessing excellence in translational cancer research: a consensus based framework
    Abinaya Rajan
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam 1066 CX, The Netherlands
    J Transl Med 11:274. 2013
    ..In this paper we report on a consensus building exercise that was undertaken to construct an excellence assessment framework for translational cancer research in Europe...
  4. pmc Critical appraisal of translational research models for suitability in performance assessment of cancer centers
    Abinaya Rajan
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oncologist 17:e48-57. 2012
    ..Currently, no standard method exists to identify models for use in performance assessment. This study aimed to critically appraise translational research models for suitability in performance assessment of cancer centers...
  5. doi request reprint Benchmarking biology research organizations using a new, dedicated tool
    Willem H van Harten
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Oncol 4:12-8. 2010
    ..However, strict definitions of the parameters used for the benchmark and a thorough insight into the organization of each of the benchmark partners is required to produce comparable data and draw firm conclusions...
  6. pmc Quantifying culture gaps between physicians and managers in Dutch hospitals: a survey
    Hanneke A H J Klopper-Kes
    Ziekenhuisgroep Twente, Almelo, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:86. 2010
    ..Insight gained from use of the questionnaire might enable us to reflect on these differences and could provide practical tools to improve cooperation between physicians and managers, with an aim to enhance hospital performance...
  7. pmc Exploring types of focused factories in hospital care: a multiple case study
    Eelco Bredenhoff
    School of Management and Governance, University of Twente, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:154. 2010
    ..Thus contributing to the understanding of the diversity of examples found in the literature...
  8. pmc Scenario drafting to anticipate future developments in technology assessment
    Valesca P Retel
    Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, Amsterdam 1066 CX, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 5:442. 2012
    ..Secondly, we explored the value of this method on the case of the clinical implementation of the 70-gene signature for breast cancer, a gene expression profile for selecting patients who will benefit most from chemotherapy...
  9. doi request reprint Underlying mechanisms of improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 15:101-8. 2008
    ..Regular physical activity is beneficial for the health and functioning of people with a disability. Effective components of successful physical activity promotion interventions should be identified and disseminated...
  10. pmc Alpe d'HuZes cancer rehabilitation (A-CaRe) research: four randomized controlled exercise trials and economic evaluations in cancer patients and survivors
    Mai J M Chinapaw
    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
    Int J Behav Med 19:143-56. 2012
    ..However, many previous studies had methodological weaknesses related to trial design, sample size, comparison group, outcome measures, short follow-up durations and programme content...
  11. doi request reprint Why do patients choose (not) to participate in an exercise trial during adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer?
    Hanna van Waart
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 25:964-70. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated significantly with the decision (not) to participate in a randomized controlled trial of physical exercise during adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Value of research and value of development in early assessments of new medical technologies
    Valesca P Retel
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Value Health 16:720-8. 2013
    ..The "original" signature performed on fresh frozen tissue (70G-FFT) could be further developed to a paraffin-based signature (70G-PAR) to reduce test failures...
  13. doi request reprint (Very) Early technology assessment and translation of predictive biomarkers in breast cancer
    Anna Miquel-Cases
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cancer Treat Rev 52:117-127. 2016
    ..Closer interaction between clinical researchers and HTA experts throughout the translational research process will ensure that available data and methodologies will be used most efficiently to facilitate biomarker translation...
  14. doi request reprint Review on early technology assessments of nanotechnologies in oncology
    Valesca P Retel
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Oncol 3:394-401. 2009
    ..Assessment methods taking technology dynamics into account, such as Constructive Technology Assessment (CTA) should be considered for evaluation purposes...
  15. pmc Exploring improvements in patient logistics in Dutch hospitals with a survey
    Wineke A M van Lent
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, BE, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:232. 2012
    ..We therefore examined the approaches and tools used to improve patient logistics in Dutch hospitals, the reported effects of these approaches on performance, the applied support structure and the methods used to evaluate the effects...
  16. pmc A cost-effectiveness analysis of a preventive exercise program for patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated with concomitant chemo-radiotherapy
    Valesca P Retel
    Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 11:475. 2011
    ..This study presents cost-effectiveness analyses of a preventive (swallowing) exercise program (PREP) compared to usual care (UC) from a health care perspective...
  17. doi request reprint Decisions on Further Research for Predictive Biomarkers of High-Dose Alkylating Chemotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: A Value of Information Analysis
    Anna Miquel-Cases
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Value Health 19:419-30. 2016
    ..To inform decisions about the design and priority of further studies of emerging predictive biomarkers of high-dose alkylating chemotherapy (HDAC) in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) using value-of-information analysis...
  18. pmc Exploratory Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Response-Guided Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Hormone Positive Breast Cancer Patients
    Anna Miquel-Cases
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 11:e0154386. 2016
    ..In this study, our primary aim is to explore the expected cost-effectiveness of guided-NACT using as a case study the first randomized controlled trial that demonstrated effectiveness (GeparTrio trial)...
  19. pmc An interactive portal to empower cancer survivors: a qualitative study on user expectations
    Wilma Kuijpers
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 23:2535-42. 2015
    ..Portals are increasingly used to improve patient empowerment, but are still uncommon in oncology. In this study, we explored cancer survivors' and health professionals' expectations of possible features of an interactive portal...
  20. pmc Empowerment of Cancer Survivors Through Information Technology: An Integrative Review
    Wim G Groen
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 17:e270. 2015
    ..However, it is not well conceptualized, notably in oncology. Furthermore, it is unclear to what extent information technology (IT) services can contribute to empowerment of cancer survivors...
  21. pmc International benchmarking of specialty hospitals. A series of case studies on comprehensive cancer centres
    Wineke A M van Lent
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, PO Box 902031006, BE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:253. 2010
    ..As there is a trend towards specialization of hospitals, this study examines the benchmarking process and the success factors of benchmarking in international specialized cancer centres...
  22. pmc Cost-effectiveness and resource use of implementing MRI-guided NACT in ER-positive/HER2-negative breast cancers in The Netherlands
    Anna Miquel-Cases
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, Amsterdam, 1066 CX, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 16:712. 2016
    ..We estimated the expected cost-effectiveness and resources required for its implementation compared to conventional-NACT...
  23. doi request reprint Early stage cost-effectiveness analysis of a BRCA1-like test to detect triple negative breast cancers responsive to high dose alkylating chemotherapy
    Anna Miquel-Cases
    Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital NKI AVL, Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Breast 24:397-405. 2015
    ..Additionally, we estimated the minimum required prevalence of BRCA1-like and the required positive predictive value (PPV) for a BRCA1-like test to become cost-effective...
  24. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of the 70-gene signature versus the 21-gene assay: cost-effectiveness and the effect of compliance
    Valesca P Retel
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:627-36. 2012
    ..With additional data, preferably from head-to-head outcome studies and especially on compliance concerning discordant test results, calculations can be made with higher degrees of certainty...
  25. pmc A systematic review of web-based interventions for patient empowerment and physical activity in chronic diseases: relevance for cancer survivors
    Wilma Kuijpers
    Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e37. 2013
    ..While interactive Web-based interventions are increasingly used in various chronic disease settings to enhance empowerment and physical activity, such interventions are still uncommon for cancer survivors...
  26. pmc Quality assessments for cancer centers in the European Union
    Anke Wind
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:474. 2016
    ..This paper presents key aspects of assessments undertaken by European cancer centers, such as: are assessments mandatory or voluntary? Do they focus on evaluating research, care or both? And are they international or national?..
  27. doi request reprint Effects and moderators of exercise on quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 34 RCTs
    Laurien M Buffart
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Medical Oncology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Cancer Treat Rev 52:91-104. 2016
    ..Although effect sizes are small, there is consistent empirical evidence to support implementation of exercise as part of cancer care...
  28. pmc Design of the Physical exercise during Adjuvant Chemotherapy Effectiveness Study (PACES): a randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physical exercise in improving physical fitness and reducing fatigue
    Hanna van Waart
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 10:673. 2010
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  29. doi request reprint Constructive Technology Assessment (CTA) as a tool in coverage with evidence development: the case of the 70-gene prognosis signature for breast cancer diagnostics
    Valesca P Retel
    Department of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:73-83. 2009
    ..We used CTA for the introduction of a new diagnostic test in the Netherlands, the 70-gene prognosis signature (MammaPrint) for node-negative breast cancer patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Successfully improving physical activity behavior after rehabilitation
    Hidde P van der Ploeg
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Health Promot 21:153-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of the physical activity promotion programs Rehabilitation & Sports (R&S) and Active after Rehabilitation (AaR) on sport and daily physical activity 1 year after in- or outpatient rehabilitation...
  31. pmc A review on the relation between simulation and improvement in hospitals
    Wineke AM van Lent
    Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:18. 2012
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  32. ncbi request reprint Use of 70-gene signature to predict prognosis of patients with node-negative breast cancer: a prospective community-based feasibility study (RASTER)
    Jolien M Bueno-de-Mesquita
    Department of Pathology, Division of Diagnostic Oncology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet Oncol 8:1079-87. 2007
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