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Collaboration processes and perceived effectiveness of integrated care projects in primary care: a longitudinal mixed-methods study

  • Pim P. Valentijn1, 2Email author,
  • Dirk Ruwaard3,
  • Hubertus J M Vrijhoef2, 4,
  • Antoinette de Bont5,
  • Rosa Y. Arends6 and
  • Marc A. Bruijnzeels1
BMC Health Services Research201515:463

Received: 26 May 2015

Accepted: 30 September 2015

Published: 9 October 2015

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30 Sep 2015 Editorially accepted
9 Oct 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12913-015-1125-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Jan van Es Institute, Netherlands Expert Centre Integrated Primary Care, Almere, The Netherlands
Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare (Tranzo), Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Department of Health Services Research, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Department of Psychology, Health & Technology, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands