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Prof.dr. Nardo van der Meer MBA (Full Professor)
Prof.dr. Nardo van der Meer MBA
Health & Education (Health Care Management)
Nardo van der Meer (1970) graduated as a MD at the Free University in Amsterdam. He specialized in Anesthesiology (2001) and later on in Critical Care medicine (European Society of Intensive Care (2003)) at the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam. Since 2003 he is working at the Amphia hospital in Breda and specialized in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and ICU. In 2009 he got his MBA from the Rotterdam School of management. He was chair of the medical board at the Amphia hospital during 2010-2013. Since July 2013 he holds a position as professor and chair of the division ‘Health’ of the TiasNimbas business school at the Tilburg University.
Van Dongen M, van der Meer NJ: The fractured venous catheter: where is the remaining peace?
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
. 2013 Aug;27(4):e40-1.
Kimenai DM, Bastianen GW, Daane, CR, Megens-Bastiaanse CM, van der Meer NJM, Scohy TV and Gerritse BM. Effect of the colloids gelatin and HES 130/0.4 on blood coagulation in cardiac surgery patients: a randomized controlled trial. Perfusion. 2013 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Koolen B, Labout J, Rijpstra TA, Mulder P, Gerritse BM, Rosseel PMJ, van der Meer NJM. Association of sequential perioperative troponin measurements and atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg
. 2013 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Dieleman JM, Nierich AP, Rosseel PM, van der Maaten JM, Hofland J, Diephuis JC, Schepp RM, Boer C, Moons KG, van Herwerden LA, Tijssen JG, Numan SC, Kalkman CJ, van Dijk D; Dexamethasone for Cardiac Surgery (DECS) Study Group. (van der Meer NJ). Intraoperative high-dose dexamethason for cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2012 Nov 7;308(17):1761-7.
Niemeijer ND, van Daele PL, Caliskan K, Oei FB, Loosveld OJ, van der Meer NJ. Loffler endocarditis: a rare cause of acute cardiac failure.
J Cardiothorac Surg
. 2012 Oct 10;7:109. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-7-109.
November 2, 2015
New funding models in healthcare
In front of a capacity crowd at the St...
August 5, 2015
Is CPR meaningful?
How meaningful is CPR really, Nardo van der Meer wonders in this blog...
March 31, 2015
Study shows that no change to blood distribution is necessary
The blood distribution process does not require adjustment, according to a large international study led by Professor Nardo van der Meer in the Netherlands...
October 9, 2014
A good weekend...only not for the patient!
The negative effect on survival when admitted into a hospital on the weekend, especially with regard to seriously ill patients, should be a thing of the past, argues Professor of Healthcare Management Nardo van der Meer...
August 21, 2014
Management boot camp for young doctors
TIAS and the MBE Foundation provide 40 doctors (academic) insight into leadership, strategy, finance and operations during a 4-day Summer Academy...
August 5, 2014
‘Live free or die’
Live free or die, this crossed Nardo van der Meer's mind during the discussion on ‘free choice of doctor’ and the adaptation of the medical insurance act...
July 8, 2014
Do healthcare programs produce the professionals we need?
In Skipr, Nardo van der Meer speaks his mind on the available training programs for healthcare professionals: "The current educational system is not sufficiently capable of producing the healthcare managers and healthcare directors of the future...
May 8, 2014
The dilemma of 'futile health care'
Nardo van der Meer describes the dilemma of physicians at the moment that family members request care, while there is a great chance that the care concerned is futile...
April 3, 2014
Just skip 2014, hopefully more luck in 2015!
Nardo van der Meer wrote a blog on the salary discussion in the health care sector...
January 29, 2014
Why is it so difficult for hospitals to be transparent?
According to Nardo van der Meer more transparency with regard to results of hospital treatments remains a problem...
December 13, 2013
'The perfect' patient does not exist
A remarkable choice in a time of austerity: More single patient rooms in newly built hospitals...
October 1, 2013
The healthcare insurer in the healthcare landscape: a wolf in sheep's clothing
Nardo van der Meer does not believe it is good news that healthcare insurers are announcing reduced premiums...
September 17, 2013
The doctor with an MBA...good career planning or leader by accident?
The question remains whether the MBA is the answer to the ever increasing requirements that are imposed on today's healthcare manager...
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