What is ParkinsonNet?
Since 2004, ParkinsonNet has developed regional care communities
of healthcare professionals specialised Parkinson's disease. The
participating professionals are selected, (continuously) trained in
use of evidence-based guidelines and supported in their
communication and collaboration. Persons with Parkinson's disease
are able to find these specialised health professional through a
search engine on the ParkinsonNet website.
In addition, ParkinsonNet carries out research and develops
evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Results are
implemented through ParkinsonNet.
Through the re-organisation of care, ParkinsonNet increases
expertise of health care professionals, quality of care and patient
health, as well as it reduces societal costs. In 2010 national
coverage within the Netherlands was achieved by 66 unique,
multidisciplinary networks. ParkinsonNet has awarded several prices
for health care innovation.
This 2 minute video visualizes the methods and benefits of