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Prof.dr. Peter van der Voort (Professor Health Care)
Prof.dr. Peter van der Voort
Professor Health Care
Health & Education (Health Care Management, Innovation, Strategy), Management & Organisation (Quality Management), Quantitative Methods (Business Research Methods)
Peter van der Voort studied Medicine at the Free University in Amsterdam. He continued his training at the Academic Medical Centre and the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG), both in Amsterdam, to become internist. Education in Intensive Care Medicine was received at the OLVG. After working 8 years in the Medical Centre Leeuwarden as intensivist, of which several years as medical director, he switched back to the OLVG. Again he was medical director and later his main task was teaching intensive care medicine to fellows and residents. In several positions he was involved in the development of national quality improvement projects. For 10 years he was a member of the Dutch National Intensive Care Evaluation to benchmark of intensive care departments. He achieved a doctor’s degree in 1999 and a master’s degree in epidemiology in 2006. He was involved in more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and was co-promotor in research concerning quality indicators, micro-circulation and glucose regulation in critically ill patients. He was co-founder of the first Dutch tele-intensive care as a pilot project on efficient and high-quality care.The current focus in teaching and research is efficiency and effectiveness in organization of acute medical care. In addition, the issue of trust in healthcare is taught.
May 12, 2016
The paradox of transparency in healthcare
Public attention for abuse leads to improvements, but repeated extensive coverage of calamities undermines confidence in healthcare...
March 22, 2016
Technological poverty in the care sector produces wealth
Isn't it strange then that staff and visitors in the care sector still use techniques from the previous century for their mutual communication?
January 8, 2016
The year of reflection
Just before the end of the year, the Dutch National Health Care Institute (Zorginstituut Nederland) drew up indicators for emergency care...
July 6, 2015
Conservatism stands in the way of progress in Intensive Care
The new version of the “Organization and methods of intensive care for adults” directive is based on a fundamentally different principle of organization of intensive care than the existing directive, writes Peter van der Voort...
March 10, 2015
Webinar: Trust in healthcare
Peter van der Voort answers the question: How can managers develop trust in a health care organization?
January 27, 2015
(Un)conditional trust in the healthcare sector?
Healthcare professionals have to make sure their clients trust them, because that essential ingredient of healthcare is no longer a given...
Executive Master of Health Administration (MHA)