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Complex Governance Does Increase Both the Real and Perceived Registration Burden: The Case of the Netherlands

Comment on “Perceived Burden Due to Registrations for Quality Monitoring and Improvement in Hospitals: A Mixed Methods Study'

The burden of registrations for care professionals should be more firmly on the policy agenda. In a rigorous study, Marieke Zegers and colleagues make a compelling argument why that should be the case. In Dutch hospitals, the average professional spends 52.3 minutes a day on quality registries and monitoring instruments. The issue at hand is very complex and more operational efficiency alone will not solve this problem...

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Identifying and de-implementing low-value care in primary care: the GP’s perspective—a cross-sectional survey

General practitioners have an important role in reducing low-value care as gatekeepers of the health system in The Netherlands. The aim of this study was to assess the experiences of Dutch general practitioners regarding low-value care and to identify their needs to decrease low-value primary care.

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