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Invitation: Conference 'Quality of Life' on 31 October | Expertise center Healthwise, RUG

For managers, professionals and researchers interested in Health Care Management & Health Economics
16 September 2014

Expertise center Healthwise of the University of Groningen organizes its second annual Healthwise conference on Friday 31 October 2014. The theme of the conference is ‘ Quality of Life’ , with keynote speakers Arie Kapteyn (University of Southern California) and Diana Delnoij (Kwaliteitsinstituut and University of Tilburg). Managers, professionals and researchers who work in the healthcare sector, science and policy world are cordially invited for this meeting. The conference offers a diverse program with plenary presentations and workshops of both scientists and professionals from practice. Registration is open!

  • Friday 31 October 2014, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Duisenberg Building of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Nettelbosje 2, Groningen (Zernike Campus).
  • Language: English and Dutch

For whom?

If you are a manager, professional or scientist interested in themes like: Well-Being, E-Health, Food and Health, Public-Private Cooperation in Healthcare, Pilot New Medical Position, Integrated Care Chains, Decentralization and Transition in Healthcare, Lean in Healthcare, Chain Integration in Acute Care, and Economic Evaluation, then the conference will be very interesting for you.

Keynote speakers

We are proud to announce that we can welcome leading speakers from healthcare science and practice, including our keynote speakers prof. dr. Arie Kapteyn and prof. dr. Diana Delnoij.

  • Prof. dr. Arie Kapteyn is the international expert in the area of measuring individual well-being. He is the director of the Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research at de University of Southern California, that he founded in 2012.
  • Prof. dr. Diana Delnoij, Zorginstituut Nederland, director of Kwaliteitsinstituut, and affiliated professor “Transparency in healthcare from the patient perspective’ at Tranzo, Tilburg University.

Science and Practice

In several workshops we learn from the experiences of innovative organizations, such as Noorderbreedte, UMCG, Martini Ziekenhuis, NAM, UMCG Ambulancezorg, Hanzehogeschool and DSM Nutritional Products. The academic perspective will be provided by leading researchers, such as professor Manfred Eggersdorfer (DSM & UMCG), professor Koert van Ittersum, professor Maarten Allers and professor Kees Ahaus (RUG). The conference will be closed with a round-table discussion about “Inspiring dilemmas concerning quality of life and costs” .

More information, programme and registration

Heathwise website

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