Research Quality and safety of oral healthcare
About this research groupThis research group seeks to increase the value for money in health and dental care by gaining knowledge and improving the implementation of evidence-informed strategies in health policy and daily dental practice.
To warrant the best quality of oral healthcare, it is essential that it is both accessible and affordable as well as patient-centered and evidence-informed. The overarching aim of this research group is to strengthen value-oriented oral healthcare by making the best use of available resources, evidence, and stakeholder preferences. Stakeholders include citizens, clinicians, insurers and policy.
In other words: emphasizing patient-centered, prevention-oriented and sustainable oral healthcare.
Our core aims include
- Identifying cost-effective and equitable approaches for prevention and treatment of oral diseases by using evidence-informed design of suitable provider payment mechanisms.
- Implementing reflective feedback systems and developing state-of-the-art information technology for continuous improvement of quality and safety of oral healthcare.
- Enhancing strategies that transfer knowledge into clinical practice and health policy with the use of comprehensive stakeholder engagement.