Prof. dr Mirella M.N. Minkman holds the Vilans chair in Innovation of Organization and Governance of Integrated Care as Endowed Professor at Tilburg University / TIAS.
Besides her work at TIAS, Mirella is also the CEO of Vilans, the National Knowledge Organization for care and support (Utrecht, the Netherlands). This knowledge organisation bridges science, practice, policy and education by running national large scale innovation and implementation programs and by hosting frequently visited national knowledge platforms. Mirella’s expertise is focused on how to organize person-oriented integrated care between people and organizations in networks and alliances and what other governance modes are needed, and how to develop and implement them. New models of organising services, integrated service delivery and person centered collaborative care are topics. This includes themes like leadership, supervision (internal and external) and accountability as ingredients of good governance for integrated care. She also has a broad experience in the field of change management, implementation, building knowledge infrastructures and large-scale implementation processes in healthcare and beyond.
She is the chair of the National Governance Innovation Advisory Committee of the BoZ and she is also the chair of the Scientific Advisory board of the NVTZ (National Association of supervisors in health care). She is a Supervisory Board member of the RIBW Brabant (mental health care) and the Rivierenland Hospital in Tiel in the Netherlands. Together with two colleagues she serves as the Committee of Experts of the National Association for Dissabilities (VGN).
Regarding international work Mirella is a board member of the International Foundation for Integrated Care and board editor of the International Journal for Integrated Care. She is an Advisory Group member of WHO’s Integrating the Health and Care Workforce group and she recently joined the Critical Friends Group of the UK Center for Evidence IMPACT. She contributes to the field with a large range of (inter)national presentations, keynotes, books and (scientific) publications.