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Gert Westert full professor

Gert Westert's background is medical sociology. He is director of IQ healthcare and full professor Quality of Health Care and Health Services Research at UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen.

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Gert Westert full professor

Gert Westert's background is medical sociology and research methodology/statistics. His topics of interest are Health Systems and Health Care Performance, International comparisons of access and quality of health care, Medical practice variation and Disparities in use of health care resources and health. He has 20 years of experience as a health services research and published more than 100 papers in various journals.

Gert Westert is director of IQ healthcare and full professor Quality of Health Care and Health Services Research at UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen. He is member of the editorial board of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and Health Services Research (BMC). Westert is editor of the book "Morbidity, Performance and Quality in Primary Care (2006, Radcliffe; Oxford/ Seattle) and co-author of three university text books in the field of Public Health, Health Services. Westert was honored with a Hood Fellowship by the University of Auckland, New Zealand where he spent two months as visiting professor.

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IQ Healthcare

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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