Philip van der Wees, PhD, PT
Philip van der Wees PT, PhD
Philip van der Wees is senior researcher at the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare) of Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the Netherlands. He is also affiliated with Celsus, Academy of sustainable healthcare. His research projects are aimed at quality, implementation, and evaluation of healthcare. He leads projects for the use of patient-reported outcomes in several professions such as orthopedic surgeons, ENT surgeons, and physiotherapists. His research projects over the past years were aimed at development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
From 2010-2012 Philip was chair of the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N). In 2011 Philip was selected by the Commonwealth Fund for the Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice and he has worked at Harvard Medical School in Boston to conduct his fellowship. In 2012 he was also affiliated with the RAND Corporation in Boston to study the feasibility of patient-reported outcomes in performance measurement in an international perspective.