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Boesveld, I.C. (author), Hermus, M.A.A. (author), van der Velden-Bollemaat, E.C. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), de Graaf, H.J. (author), Franx, A. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author)
Objective: to determine the usability of a recently developed set of 30 structure and process birth centre quality indicators. Design: an explorative study using mixed-methods including literature, a survey, interviews and observations. The study is part of the Dutch Birth Centre Study. We first determined the measurability of birth centre...
article 2018
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Hitzert, M. (author), Boesveld, I.C. (author), Hermus, M.A.A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), Steegers, E.A.P. (author), Meijboom, B.R. (author), Akkermans, H.A. (author)
Rationale, aims and objectives. Handovers within and between health care settings are known to affect quality of care. Health care organizations, struggle how to guarantee best care during handovers. The aim of this paper is to evaluate handover practices in Dutch birth centres from a process perspective, to identify obstacles and opportunities...
article 2018
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Hermus, M. (author), Boesveld, I. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K. (author), Wiegers, T. (author)
De Optimality Index is een uitkomstmaat die focust op optimale uitkomsten in de geboortezorg en kan daarom goed gebruikt worden voor evaluatie van zorg en het eigen handelen. Marieke Hermus en Trees Wiegers ontwikkelden een nieuwe versie van de Optimality index voor het Geboortecentrumonderzoek.
article 2018
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Hermus, M.A.A. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), Boesveld, I.I. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, E.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), van Lith, J.M.M. (author), Steegers, E.E. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.K. (author)
Objectives To compare the Optimality Index of planned birth in a birth centre with planned birth in a hospital and planned home birth for low-risk term pregnant women who start labour under the responsibility of a community midwife. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Low-risk pregnant women under care of a community midwife and living in a...
article 2017
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Hermus, M.A.A. (author), Boesveld, I.C. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), Steegers, E.A.P. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author)
Background: During the last decade, a rapid increase of birth locations for low-risk births, other than conventional obstetric units, has been seen in the Netherlands. Internationally some of such locations are called birth centres. The varying international definitions for birth centres are not directly applicable for use within the Dutch...
article 2017
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Boesveld, I.C. (author), Hermus, M.A.A. (author), de Graaf, H.J. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Vries, R.G. (author), Franx, A. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author)
Background. Birth centres are described as settings where women with uncomplicated pregnancies can give birth in a home-like environment assisted by midwives and maternity care assistants. If complications arise or threaten, the woman is referred to a maternity unit of a hospital where an obstetrician will take over responsibility. In the last...
article 2017
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Boesveld, I.C. (author), Valentijn, P.P. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), Hermus, M.A.A. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Vries, R.G. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), Bruijnzeels, M.A. (author)
Introduction: Integrated care is considered to be a means to reduce costs, improve the quality of care and generate better patient outcomes. At present, little is known about integrated care in maternity care systems. We developed questionnaires to examine integrated care in two different settings, using the taxonomy of the Rainbow Model of...
article 2017
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Boesveld, I.C. (author), Bruijnzeels, M.A. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), Hermus, M.A.A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Steegers, E.A.P. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Vries, R.G. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author)
Background: The goal of integrated care is to offer a continuum of care that crosses the boundaries of public health, primary, secondary, and tertiary care. Integrated care is increasingly promoted for people with complex needs and has also recently been promoted in maternity care systems to improve the quality of care. Especially when located...
article 2017
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Hitzert, M. (author), Hermus, M.A. (author), Scheerhagen, M. (author), Boesveld, L.C. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), de Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author)
Objective to assess the experiences with maternity care of women who planned birth in a birth centre and to compare them to alternative planned places of birth, by using the responsiveness concept of the World Health Organization. Design this study is a cross-sectional study using the ReproQ questionnaire filled out eight to ten weeks after...
article 2016
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Perdok, H. (author), Jans, S. (author), Verhoeven, C. (author), Henneman, L. (author), Wiegers, T. (author), Mol, B.W. (author), Schellevis, F. (author), de Jonge, A. (author)
Background This study aims to give insight into the opinions of maternity care professionals and other stakeholders on the integration of midwife-led care and obstetrician-led care and on the facilitating and inhibiting factors for integrating maternity care. Methods Qualitative study using interviews and focus groups from November 2012 to...
article 2016
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Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Akkermans, H. (author), Boesveld, L.C. (author), Bruijnzeels, M.A. (author), Francx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), Klapwijk, M.A.A. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), de Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Steegers, E.A.P. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author)
Zwangeren met een laag risico op complicaties tijdens de bevalling kunnen kiezen of ze onder begeleiding van een verloskundige thuis of poliklinisch in het ziekenhuis willen bevallen. Op veel plekken is het nu ook mogelijk om te kiezen voor een bevalling in het geboortecentrum. Eind 2013 waren er in Nederland 23 geboortecentra. Zij hebben...
report 2016
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Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Akkermans, H. (author), Boesveld, L.C. (author), Bruijnzeels, M.A. (author), Francx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), Klapwijk, M.A.A. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), de Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Steegers, E.A.P. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author)
In deze samenvatting vindt u de belangrijkste resultaten van het Geboortecentrum Onderzoek. Met dit onderzoek is de zorg in geboorte- centra geƫvalueerd. Belangrijke vragen waren: wat is precies een geboortecentrum en welke soorten zijn er te onderscheiden? Maakt de vorm verschil voor de kwaliteit van zorg en de waardering daarvan? Wat zijn de...
report 2016
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Hermus, M.A. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), Hitzert, M.F. (author), Boesveld, I.C. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, M.E. (author), Akkermans, H.A. (author), Bruijnzeels, M.A. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), Rijnders, M.E. (author), Steegers, E.A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author)
Background: Birth centres are regarded as settings where women with uncomplicated pregnancies can give birth, assisted by a midwife and a maternity care assistant. In case of (threatening) complications referral to a maternity unit of a hospital is necessary. In the last decade up to 20 different birth centres have been instituted in the...
article 2015
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