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Coenen, P. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author), Daams, J.G. (author), van Geenen, R.G. (author), Kerkhoffs, G.M. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Huirne, J.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Kuijser, P.P. (author)
Objectives Orthopaedic surgery is primarily aimed at improving function and pain reduction. Additional integrated care may enhance patient’s participation in sports and work, possibly improving performance of physical activities and quality of life (QoL). We aimed to assess the effectiveness of integrated care among orthopaedic surgery patients....
article 2020
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Coffeng, J.K. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author)
This study explored the cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment of a combined social and physical environmental worksite health promotion program compared with usual practice, and of both intervention conditions separately. Participants were randomized to the combined intervention (n = 92), social environmental intervention (n = 118),...
article 2017
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), van Berkel, J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author)
Objectives: The aim of this study was to conduct a cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment analysis comparing a mindfulness-based worksite intervention to usual practice. Methods: Two hundred fifty-seven governmental research institute employees were randomized to the intervention or control group. Intervention group participants received an...
article 2016
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Tompa, E. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author)
To allocate available resources as efficiently as possible, decision makers need information on the relative economic merits of occupational health and safety (OHS) interventions. Economic evaluations can provide this information by comparing the costs and consequences of alternatives. Nevertheless, only a few of the studies that consider the...
article 2014
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Proper, K. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
article 2013
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Tompa, E. (author), Clune, L. (author), Sarnocinska-Hart, A. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author)
Background: Continued improvements in occupational health can only be ensured if decisions regarding the implementation and continuation of occupational health and safety interventions (OHS interventions) are based on the best available evidence. To ensure that this is the case, scientific evidence should meet the needs of decision-makers. As a...
article 2013
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van Wier, M.F. (author), Verweij, L.M. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Hulshof, C.T.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
OBJECTIVE:: To determine the cost-effectiveness and the financial return of a guideline for occupational physicians (OPs), aimed at the prevention of weight gain among employees. METHODS:: The guideline consisted of a company-environment scan and up to five individual sessions with an OP. Sixteen OPs randomized to the guideline (n = 7) or usual...
article 2013
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author)
Objective The aim of this study was to appraise and summarize the evidence on the cost-effectiveness of worksite physical activity and/or nutrition programs. Methods We searched EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus, PsycInfo, NIOSHTIC-2, NHSEED, HTA, and Econlit for studies published up to 14 January 2011. Additionally, we searched for articles by...
article 2012
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Lambeek, L.C. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Swinkels, I.C.S. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Study Design.: Cost of illness study. Objective.: To investigate the total costs of back pain in the Netherlands over the years 2002 to 2007. Summary of Background Data.: In 1991, the cost of back pain to the Dutch society was estimated at &OV0556;4.2 billion. In the last two decades, new laws regarding health insurance and sickness benefits and...
article 2011
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Uegaki, K. (author), de Bruijne, M.C. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author)
Objectives: To investigate the methods used to estimate the indirect costs of health-related productivity in economic evaluations from a company's perspective. Methods: The primary literature search was conducted in Medline and Embase. Supplemental searches were conducted in the Cochrane NHS Economic Evaluation Database, the National Institute...
article 2011
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author)
Summary: This systematic review summarizes the current evidence on the financial return of worksite health promotion programmes aimed at improving nutrition and/or increasing physical activity. Data on study characteristics and results were extracted from 18 studies published up to 14 January 2011. Two reviewers independently assessed the risk...
article 2011
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Bernaards, C.M. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Heymans, M.W. (author)
Objectives: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a work style (WS) intervention and a work style plus physical activity (WSPA) intervention in computer workers with neck and upper limb symptoms compared with usual care. Methods: An economic evaluation was conducted from an employer's perspective and alongside a randomised controlled trial in...
article 2011
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van Keulen, H.M. (author), Bosmans, J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Severens, J.L. (author), Vries, S. (author), Brug, J. (author), Mesters, I. (author)
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of tailored print communication (TPC), telephone motivational interviewing (TMI), a combination of the two, and no intervention on two outcomes in adults aged 45 to 70, half of them having hypertension: increasing the number of public health guidelines met for three behaviors ...
article 2011
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Uegaki, K. (author), de Bruijne, M.C. (author), Lambeek, L. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: Using a standardized quality criteria list, we appraised the methodological quality of economic evaluations of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions conducted from a corporate perspective. Methods: The primary literature search was conducted in Medline and Embase. Supplemental searches were conducted in the Cochrane NHS...
article 2010
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Speklé, E.M. (author), Heinrich, J. (author), Hoozemans, M.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: The costs of arm, shoulder and neck symptoms are high. In order to decrease these costs employers implement interventions aimed at reducing these symptoms. One frequently used intervention is the RSI QuickScan intervention programme. It establishes a risk profile of the target population and subsequently advises interventions...
article 2010
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Driessen, M.T. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Ergonomic interventions (physical and organisational) areused to prevent or reduce low back pain (LBP) and neck pain among workers. We conducted a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) on the effectiveness of ergonomic interventions. A total of 10 RCTs met the inclusion criteria. There was low to moderate quality evidence that...
article 2010
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Hupperets, M.D.W. (author), Verhagen, E.A.L.M. (author), Heymans, M.W. (author), Bosmans, J.E. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: The most common ankle injury is the lateral ankle sprain. Dutch annual sports-related ankle sprain costs can roughly be estimated at 187,200,000. Research has shown that proprioceptive training accounts for an approximated overall 50% reduction in ankle sprain recurrence rate. Hypothesis: An unsupervised proprioceptive training...
article 2010
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van Dongen, J.M. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
public lecture 2010
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Lambeek, L.C. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Royen, B.J. (author), Buijs, P.C. (author), Wuisman, P.I. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a major public and occupational health problem, which is associated with very high costs. Although medical costs for chronic LBP are high, most costs are related to productivity losses due to sick leave. In general, the prognosis for return to work (RTW) is good but a minority of patients will be absent...
article 2007
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Steenstra, I.A. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Tulder, M.W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of a return to work (RTW) program for workers on sick-leave due to low back pain (LBP), comparing a workplace intervention implemented between 2 to 8 weeks of sick-leave with usual care, and a clinical intervention after 8 weeks of sick-leave with usual care. Design: Economic...
article 2006
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