The Netherlands has been a historic locus of RAND research, having once served as the headquarters of RAND Europe—RAND's independently chartered European subsidiary—from its founding in the mid-1990s through 2006. Research on the Netherlands continues to focus on defense and infrastructure projects, as well as transportation and health care.
In the age of austerity, Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) provision is now the focus of policymakers' efficiency drives.
This paper examines the role of the regulatory, funding and organisational context for the development and implementation of approaches to chronic care, using examples from Austria, Germany and the Netherlands.
DHV, a company reliant on the knowledge and personal skills of people, has placed strong emphasis on training and development, on promoting a healthy workforce, as well as on new ways of working, all of which provide more freedom for workers to choose the means to do their work.
In the Netherlands employers were encouraged to invest more in education and training instead of preferential age-related benefits, as part of efforts to make employing older staff more attractive to companies.
This study aims to examine the empirical consequences of officially tolerated retail sales of cannabis in the Netherlands, and possible implications for the legalization debate.
All modern healthcare systems need to respond to the common challenges posed by an aging population combined with a growing number of patients with (complex) chronic conditions and rising patient expectations.
This article aims to contribute to the debate around how organizations could learn from the experience of others in designing performance indicators and management systems.
Investments in health research should lead to improvements in health and health care.
Review of the theoretical and applied literature on the use of logsums as a measure of consumer surplus change in project appraisal and evaluation.
Transport model applications that provide a central traffic forecast, and quantify the uncertainty in traffic forecasts as a confidence interval.
Describes a study undertaken to determine the relative sensitivity of mode and time of day choice to changes in travel times and costs.
A substantial amount of research is presently being carried out to understand the complexities involved in modelling the choice of departure time and mode of travel.
This report, which was commissioned by the National Audit Office (NAO), presents the results of a benchmarking exercise investigating the issue of fraud and error in the social security systems of eight European and non-European countries.
A pilot study in the field of developing quality indicators for research programming. The purpose of this document is to report on the approach, results, conclusions and recommendations arising from an evaluation of DoelmatigheidsOnderzoek (DO) projects funded by ZonMw, the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development.
A new error components logit model for the joint choice of time of day and mode is presented, estimated on stated preference data for car and train travellers in The Netherlands.
The authors convened a multinational panel to develop appropriateness criteria for PTCA and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
Authors discuss solutions for improving drug care for children, how they can best be implemented, and suggestions for removing identified bottlenecks.
A number of organisations have developed clinical guidelines, typically at a national level, in order to increase appropriate health care.