Quality of care in the Netherlands is in danger’
The transfer of public tasks to the municipalities leads to a fragmentation of knowledge about health care.
The risk is that the national direction on health knowledge discovery jeopardized, the Rathenau Institute in the Thursday report published “common sense”.
The same studies are now by several municipalities together. Results are not nationally divided. “The kennisaanbod is onoverzichtelijker become. The quality of care is compromised when practice and policy no longer are supported by scientific research”, the researchers conclude.
According to Rathenau is better knowledge sharing is needed. In addition, the ministry of Health should supervise the construction of the municipal health knowledge discovery.