Entries by Ruben van Zelm

E-P-A Master class: September 21-23, 2017, Venice Italy!

The 3-day international master class on care pathways and organisation of care processes will be organised from September 21-23, 201 in Venice, Italy. The master class will focus on care pathways in relation to other current topics such as Pathways for Health and Value Based Healthcare. This should be more than only jargon or some words […]

First Announcement: E-P-A Summer school 2017

In September 2017 E-P-A will organize a 3 day international summer school on Care Pathways and Management of Care Processes. More info soon! The Care Process Self-Evaluation Tool (CPSET) for the first time in a Nordic language Many E-P-A members and care pathway developers are familiar with the Care Process Self-Evaluation Tool (CPSET), which ten […]

Wanted: expertise on CP for patients with low back pain

Dear care pathway expert, For a research project on “care pathways for patients with low back pain” we are looking for international expertise in this area. Low back pain is a common problem, with a lifetime prevalence of up to 80%, which results in a tremendous cost for society in terms of direct medical costs […]

Inaugural pathways conference Canadian National Section

Hosted by DAVINCI co-leads Saima Awan and Dr. Andriy Samokhvalov November 28, 2015 |The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library The inaugural pathways conference was held this past November to an audience of doctors, nurses, clinicians, pharmacists, and various other medical professionals and mental health and addiction specialists.

Graduations Care Pathway Course Belgian-Dutch CP Network

This week, a group of 12 professional graduated from the 10-day Care Pathway Course, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. This course is organised within the Belgian-Dutch Clinical Pathway Network. The 7-phase model forms the backbone of the course. The 10 days are spread over a period of just over  a year, in which the participants perform […]

Project update: Care Pathways for Nutrition problems in surgical patients with Gastro Intestinal Cancer (CP4NutriGICan)

In E-P-A newsletter Issue 12, November 2013, we informed you of a project aimed at developing and implementing care pathways for nutrition problems. It is now time to give you a quick update. The project, supported by an unconditional educational grant by Baxter, is executed in 3 hospitals in Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands, […]

Research into STEMI care pathways: Online Survey

ST- Elevation Myocardial infarction (STEMI) is one of the most common  disease in our aging world that leads to mortality due to its time sensitivity characteristics. The promises by clinical pathway in  controlling the cost, time and quality of patient care has encouraged the use of clinical pathway in STEMI care. However, it is still […]

New National Section: Italy

Following the successful International Care Pathway Conference 2015 in Reggio Emilia last October, E-P-A has a new National Section in Italy. Any country with more than 20 members can form a National Section. There are more than 20 individual E-P-A members in Italy, and there are two volunteers to lead the section. We introduce the Chair and […]

ICPC2015 Patient experience

During the Round Table session on the final day of the ICPC2015, ms. G. Gelosini told the audience a very personal story from her perspective as a patient. She encountered negative and positive experiences during her illness. Among the negative experiences were not being taken serious by professionals and a fragmented care process. The positive […]