Publications by Title
DISMEVAL Developing and validating disease management evaluation methods for European healthcare systems: Final report — 2012
The report presents the overall findings of work carried out within the DISMEVAL project. It reviews approaches to chronic care in Europe and reports on methods and metrics for the evaluation of disease management interventions in six countries.
Companion volume to main report A Seminar Game to Analyze Regional Governance Options for Portugal (RAND Europe Report RE 98.017.1)
Do employers need the skills they want? : evidence from technical work
The majority of patients value interpersonal continuity, yet a large minority of patients and specific patient groups are not regularly able to see the GP they prefer.
What can governments do to address the demographic challenge? RAND Europe examines population ageing: consequences and possible solutions.
Does integrated care deliver the benefits expected? Findings from 16 integrated care pilot initiatives in England — 2013
RAND Europe co-led an evaluation of 16 varied pilot projects initiated by the Department of Health (England) as a means to explore new ways of integrating patient care from different local provider.
Does the Commission's Report Adequately Address the Key Issues of the Demographic Future of Europe? — 2007
The authors begin a discourse on the demographic future of Europe.
How can planners anticipate new choices by road users? RAND Europe examines induced traffic effects.
The purpose of the PbR Pilots is to develop and test out new approaches to the commissioning and delivery of drugs and alcohol recovery systems that reward achievement of this outcome.
The Drugs Don't Work brings together in one easy read the startling facts of the here-and-now problem we face about resistance to our current range of antimicrobial drugs with expert analysis of the science behind and policy implications of the battle against infectious diseases and provides what everyone needs to know to head off the growing threat of drugs no longer working to help us to win the war against bugs.
"Echte kanjers verdienen beter": Een analyse van de financiering van de grote onderzoeksfaciliteiten van TNO en de GTIs — 2006
In order to increase the effectiveness of large technological institutes in the Netherlands, additional revenues or government support are needed to provide good access to facilities for universities and researchers, to realise a high-quality infrastructure, and to create a level playing field. This report provides recommendations for the government and large technological institutes to realise a sustainable model for market-driven financing.
Despite the wide recognition of a shift to prevention, barriers remain. Our analysis focuses on the costs of certain health issues that may be preventable to improve outcomes in later life. We look at preterm birth, unintentional injury, child obesity and certain child mental health problems.
Een open dakraam: Voor de verbouwing tot integrale Raad voor de Transportveiligheid [Room in the Attic: An Integral Dutch Transportation Safety Board] — 1999
This study was conducted for the Dutch Transportation and Safety Board (RvTV), in order to analyze the differences which exist between the legal organizational plan of the RvTV and the actual execution of the plan. Thus, it is a comparison between the way in which the RvTV "should look like" and the way in which it "actually looks like". The study identifies the major problems in the law establishing the RvTV. These problems have hindered the full implementation of the Integral model of the Transportation Safety Board.
Effect of Specialty and Nationality on Panel Judgments of the Appropriateness of Coronary Revascularization: A Pilot Study — 2001
These findings support the use of physicians from multiple specialties on appropriateness panels because they represent more divergent views than physicians from a single specialty.
Elderly Mobility: Demographic and Spatial Analysis of Trip Making in the Hamilton CMA, Canada — 2007
The focus of this paper is on the topic of elderly trip generation and the development of models to help formalise some important relationships between trip-making behaviour and personal, household and contextual variables (such as location).
Electronic health records open up new options for healthcare delivery.
Advances in technology are blurring the boundary between the delivery of communication via physical and electronic means.
Assesses the current awareness and attitudes of stakeholders in three case study institutions of higher education regarding digital repositories for their intellectual assets.
Aims to clarify the different motivations to use and invest in digital repositories for higher education institutions, examining ways to address challenges in embedding digital repositories in institutional strategies and daily operations.
This report analyses recent policy initiatives in England relating to vocational learning, and compares them with policies in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
These proceedings summarize the results of a conference held in Lisbon in April 1995 dealing with the themes of employment, economic development, and migration in Southern Europe and the Maghreb.
Offers results that address the potential role of the British Library (BL) in facilitating access to relevant datasets in the biosciences and environmental science. The aim is to assist the BL in developing an appropriate strategy to enable it to establish a role for itself in the intake, curation, archiving, and preservation of scientific, technical, and medical reference datasets, in order to provide access for research purposes.
Enabling the Information Society by Stimulating the Creation of a Broadband Environment in Europe: Analyses of Evolution Scenarios for Future Networking Technologies and Networks in Europe — 2003
This study provides an analysis of the development of electronic networks in Europe and North America and their technical, economic and political drivers. It includes four scenarios depicting possible futures of electronic networks in Europe, a framework for policy formulation, analyses of selected current policies and observations regarding possible policy measures and the input of experts and stakeholders in the field during a workshop in Brussels. It concludes with a series of observations and recommendations for policy action and further research.