dr. D.L.M. Zwart

dr. D.L.M. Zwart

Associate Professor
dr. D.L.M. Zwart
  • Julius Center, dept. General Practice & Nursing Science
  • Julius Center Research

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Dorien Zwart, M.D., Ph.D, is Associate Professor and Head of Department of General Practice in the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care at University Medical Center Utrecht. She also practices as a Family Physician at the Primary Health Care Center De Bilt. Zwart's research primarily focuses on patient safety and quality in general practice targeting the top 3 patient safety challenges in primary care: diagnostic safety, transitional safety and medication safety. Within this scope, she is developing and supervising an applied scientific research portfolio as part of healthcare innovation research in Julius Center of Health Science and Primary Care.  She mainly works on multi method complex intervention studies in real world settings in multidiciplinary research teams.  Beside her research, she is a passionate teacher and educational innovator. She teaches general practice and famly medicine as well as quality and patient safety siubjects in graduate, post graduate and post academic education. Zwart received her medical degree at the University of Groningen, her medical specialty degree at  the University Medical Center Utrecht and her doctorate at the University of Utrecht.

Research Output (95)

Home monitoring by pulse oximetry of primary care patients with COVID-19:a pilot randomised controlled trial

Smit Karin, Venekamp Roderick P., Krol Loeke, Geersing Geert Jan, Schoonhoven Lisette, Kaasjager Karin, Rutten Frans H, Zwart Dorien May 2023, In: British Journal of General Practice. 73 , p. e356-e363

A delicate balance:how physicians manage change towards collaborative care within their institutions

Vermond Debbie, de Groot Esther, de Wit Niek, Zwart Dorien 8 Sep 2022, In: JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE. 30 , p. 125-137 13 p.

Optimising telephone triage of patients calling for acute shortness of breath during out-of-hours primary care:protocol of a multiple methods study (Opticall)

Spek Michelle, Venekamp Roderick, De Groot Esther, Geersing Geert Jan, Erkelens Daphne Carmen, van Smeden Maarten, Rutten Frans H., Zwart Dorien L. 21 Apr 2022, In: BMJ Open. 12

Missed Acute Coronary Syndrome During Telephone Triage at Out-of-Hours Primary Care:Lessons From A Case-Control Study

Erkelens Daphne C., Rutten Frans H., Wouters Loes T., Kirkels Harmke G., Poldervaart Judith M., de Groot Esther, Damoiseaux Roger A., Hoes Arno W., Zwart Dorien L. 1 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Patient Safety. 18 , p. 40-45 6 p.

Neutrophil and Eosinophil Responses Remain Abnormal for Several Months in Primary Care Patients With COVID-19 Disease

Jukema B N, Smit K, Hopman M T E, Bongers C C W G, Pelgrim T C, Rijk M H, Platteel T N, Venekamp R P, Zwart D L M, Rutten F H, Koenderman L 2022, In: Frontiers in allergy. 3

Remote hospital care for recovering covid-19 patients using telemedicine:A randomised controlled trial

van Goor Harriët M.R., Breteler Martine J.M., van Loon Kim, de Hond Titus A.P., Reitsma Johannes B., Zwart Dorien L.M., Kalkman Cornelis J., Kaasjager Karin A.H. 17 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Clinical medicine. 10

Common infections and antibiotic prescribing during the first year of the covid-19 pandemic:A primary care-based observational cohort study

Boeijen Josi A., van der Velden Alike W., Hullegie Saskia, Platteel Tamara N., Zwart Dorien L.M., Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., Venekamp Roderick P., van de Pol Alma C. 13 Dec 2021, In: Antibiotics [E]. 10 , p. 1-12

How Do Care Transitions Work?:Unraveling the Working Mechanisms of Care Transition Interventions

Zwart Dorien L.M., Schnipper Jeffrey L., Vermond Debbie, Bates David W. 1 Aug 2021, In: Medical care. 59 , p. S387-S397

Implementation of Complex Interventions:Lessons Learned From the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Transitional Care Portfolio

Gesell Sabina B., Prvu Bettger Janet, Lawrence Raymona H., Li Jing, Hoffman Jeanne, Lutz Barbara J., Grudzen Corita, Johnson Anna M., Krishnan Jerry A., Hsu Lewis L., Zwart Dorien, Williams Mark V., Schnipper Jeffrey L. 1 Aug 2021, In: Medical care. 59 , p. S344-S354

Gender-stratified analyses of symptoms associated with acute coronary syndrome in telephone triage:A cross-sectional study

Wouters Loes T.C.M., Zwart Dorien L.M., Erkelens Daphne C.A., De Groot Esther, Van Smeden Maarten, Hoes Arno W., Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., Rutten Frans H. 25 Jun 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11 , p. 1-13

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