Education for future health care: A radical shift in perception, learning and action

Katja van Vliet, Petrie F. Roodbol, Astrid M.J. Chorus, Hans C. Ossebaard


What should we do now to prepare health professionals for future health care demand challenges in order to ensure accessible, affordable, high-quality health care and social support? This question of worldwide interest is thoroughly addressed in two recent research-based advisory reports for the Dutch Health Ministry. The process and outcomes of these studies are briefly described in the present article. Demography, digital technologies and a new concept of health urge a radical shift in perception, learning and action in health care education, a call well-received throughout the country.

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International Journal of Healthcare  ISSN 2377-7338(Print)  ISSN 2377-7346(Online)

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