Family Medicine and Primary Care: At the Crossroads of Societal Change

Family Medicine and Primary Care: At the Crossroads of Societal Change

by Jan De Maeseneer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401444460
Publisher: Lannoo International
Publication date: 11/09/2017
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Jan De Maeseneer is Head of the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care at Ghent University. Since 1996 he has been a member of the Wonca International Classification Committee (WICC), which produces the International Classification of Primary Care, and of the Research Committee from the World Organization of Family Doctors. He is the Director of the International Centre for Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, designated by the World Health Organization as a "WHO-Collaborating Center on Primary health Care". He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (London, UK) and was laureate of the Belgian Francqui Chair in 2014-2015.

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Introduction 11

Chapter 1 A Personal View on the History of Family Medicine and Primary Care Jan De Maeseneer 13

Chapter 2 Dealing with Social Determinants and Diversity Jan De Maeseneer Sara Willems Veerle Vyncke Stéphanie De Maesschalck 39

Chapter 3 Goal-Oriented Care: a Paradigm Shift for Multi-morbidity? Jan De Maeseneer Pauline Boeckxstaens 55

Chapter 4 Decision-Making in Care and Prevention: a Complex Task Jan De Maeseneer Veerle Piessens Stefan Heytens 69

Chapter 5 Towards a Socially Accountable Pharmaceutical Industry? Jan De Maeseneer Thierry Christiaens 83

Chapter 6 The Quality of Care and the Care for Quality Jan De Maeseneer An De Sutter 103

Chapter 7 Training (Family) Physicians and Health Care Professionals for the 21st Century Jan De Maeseneer Peter Pype Myriam Deveugele 121

Chapter 8 Policy Change: from Care for Individuals and Families towards Accountability for a Population Jan De Maeseneer 145

Chapter 9 How to Pay Family Medicine and Primary Care? Jan De Maeseneer 163

Chapter 10 Family Medicine and Primary Care in an International Context Jan De Maeseneer Peter Decat Anselme Derese 185

Family Medicine and Primary Health Care at the Crossroads of Societal Change Jan De Maeseneer 201

Epilogue Jan-Jakob Delanoye 215

Curriculum Vitae; Professor Jan De Maeseneer An De Sutter 221

Thanks 225

List of Acronyms 227

Endnotes 229

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