Projects of Stichting ApneuResearch

Bi-annual enquiry among 16.000 apnea patients to investigate performance and appreciation of sleep clinics. health insurance companies, suppliers of medical devices, (x)paps, mra-s and surgery. "Stars" will be awarded to clinics that perform better-than-average. The fieldwork is done by Intomart Gfk in June and July 2013. Results will be announced at the Symposium for Professionals on November 22, 2013 at Conference Centre Sparrenhorst, Nunspeet (NL).

Kansrijke klinieken 2012 (Promising Clinics 2012)

Bi-annual enquiry among all (# 76) sleep clinics in the Netherlands to investigate the working methods. In a separate commentary we position the secondary against the primary care. The fieldwork was carried out by Intomart Gfk. Final report published in December 2012.
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Discovering Osas 2011-2012

  1. 1. Development of a screening method for sleep apnea.
  2. 2. Factual screening of 13.750 Philips employees for sleep apnea.

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Pilot projects: Not the osas but the patient 2010-2011

Pilot projects for treatment of co-morbidities of sleep apnea and the respective roles and linkage of secondary and primary levels of care. Participating hospitals e.g. St. Antoniusziekenhuis (Nieuwegein), Slaapcentrum Rijnstate (Velp) and Albert Schweitzer Ziekenhuis (Dordrecht). Results presented in October 2011.

De Apneu-keten in beeld 2011

Bi-annual enquiry among apnea patients to investigate performance and appreciation of sleep clinics, health insurance companies, suppliers of medical devices, (x)paps, mra-s and surgery. "Stars" have been awarded to clinics with a better-than-average performance. Fieldwork by TNS NIPO. Report dated September 2011.Read report (in Dutch with English summary)

Huisartsonderzoek 2010

Investigation among a representative panel of general medicine practitioners about the awareness and handling procedures of sleep apnea. Fieldwork by TNS NIPO. Published in November 2010.
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