Publicaties over FlaQuM

The History of Quality – from an eye for an eye, through love and towards a multidimensional concept for patients, kin and professionals. Vanhaecht, K., De Ridder, D., Seys, D., Brouwers, J., Claessens, F., Van Wilder, A., Batalden, P., Panella, M. and Lachman, P. (2021) European Urology Focus. DOI:

Is a hospital quality policy based on a triad of accreditation, public reporting and inspection evidence-based? A narrative review. Van Wilder A, Bruyneel L, De Ridder D, Seys D, Brouwers J, Claessens F, Cox B and Vanhaecht K. Int J Qual Health Care. 2021 May 28;33(2):mzab085. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzab085.

A decade of commitment to hospital quality of care: overview of and perceptions on multicomponent quality improvement policies involving accreditation, public reporting, inspection and pay-for-performance. Van Wilder A , Brouwers J , Cox B, Bruyneel L, Claessens F, De Ridder D, Eekloo K and Vanhaecht K with Van Wilder A (joint first author), Brouwers J (joint first author) and Van Wilder A (corresp. author) . BMC Health Serv Res 21, 990 (2021).

Unwarranted Between-hospital Variation in Mortality, Readmission, and Length of Stay of Urological Admissions: An Important Trigger for Prioritising Quality Targets. Van Wilder A, Cox B, De Ridder D, Tambeur W, Maertens P, Stijnen P, Vanden Boer G, Brouwers J, Claessens F, Bruyneel L, Vanhaecht K. (2021) European Urology Focus doi:

A co-creation roadmap towards sustainable quality of care: A multi-method study Claessens F, Seys D, Brouwers J, Van Wilder A, Jans A, Castro EM, Bruyneel L, De Ridder D, Vanhaecht K. (2022 june) Plos One doi:

Patients’ and kin’s perspective on healthcare quality compared to Lachman’s multidimensional quality model: Focus group interviews Claessens F, Castro EM, Jans A, Jacobs L, Seys D, Van Wilder A, Brouwers J, Van der Auwera C, De Ridder D, Vanhaecht K. (2022 july) Patient Education And Counseling doi:

Vanhaecht K, Van der Auwera C, Claessens F, Van Wilder A, Brouwers J, Seys D, Cox B, Dirk De Ridder. Le Flanders quality model, pour une politique de qualité durable pour tous les établissements de santé en région flamande (Belgique). Risques & Qualité 2022;(19)2:97-100.

Cornerstones of a sustainable national quality policy: A qualitative study based on international expert opinions. Brouwers J, Claessens F, Castro EM, et al. Int J Health Plann Mgmt. 2022; 1-17.