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Andrewin AN, Rodriguez-Llanes JM, Guha-Sapir D. Determinants of the lethality of climate-related disasters in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM): a cross-country analysis. Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 8;5:11972.

Bergs J, Hellings J, Cleemput I, Vandijck D, Flemish Safe Surgery Consortium. The World Health Organisation’s Surgical Safety Checklist in Belgian Operating Theatres: a Content-Driven Evaluation. Acta Chir Belg. 2015 Apr;115(2):147–54.

Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Simons P, Vlayen A, Marneffe W, Hellings J, et al. Barriers and facilitators related to the implementation of surgical safety checklists: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec;24(12):776–86.

Debaveye S, De Soete W, De Meester S, Vandijck D, Heirman B, Kavanagh S, et al. Human Health Damage Modelling in Life Cycle Assessment: A Valuable Addition to the Evaluation of Medical Interventions? Value Health. 2015 Nov;18(7):A731.

Frederix I, Hansen D, Coninx K, Vandervoort P, Vandijck D, Hens N, et al. Medium-Term Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Internet-Based and Patient-Specific Telerehabilitation Program With Text Messaging Support for Cardiac Patients: Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res. 2015 Jul 23;17(7):e185.

Markovitz SE, Schrooten W, Arntz A, Peters ML. Resilience as a predictor for emotional response to the diagnosis and surgery in breast cancer patients. Psychooncology. 2015 Dec;24(12):1639–45.

Marquet K, Claes N, De Troy E, Kox G, Droogmans M, Schrooten W, et al. One fourth of unplanned transfers to a higher level of care are associated with a highly preventable adverse event: a patient record review in six Belgian hospitals. Crit Care Med. 2015 May;43(5):1053–61.

Marquet K, Liesenborgs A, Bergs J, Vleugels A, Claes N. Incidence and outcome of inappropriate in-hospital empiric antibiotics for severe infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Care. 2015 Feb 16;19:63.

Simons PAM, Benders J, Marneffe W, Pijls-Johannesma M, Vandijck D. Workshops as a useful tool to better understand care professionals’ views of a lean change program. Int J Health Care Qual Assur. 2015;28(1):64–74.

Simons PAM, Houben R, Vlayen A, Hellings J, Pijls-Johannesma M, Marneffe W, et al. Does lean management improve patient safety culture? An extensive evaluation of safety culture in a radiotherapy institute. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2015 Feb;19(1):29–37.

Simons PAM, Ramaekers B, Hoebers F, Kross KW, Marneffe W, Pijls-Johannesma M, et al. Cost-Effectiveness of Reduced Waiting Time for Head and Neck Cancer Patients due to a Lean Process Redesign. Value Health. 2015 Jul;18(5):587–96.

Stärkel P, Vandijck D, Laleman W, Van Damme P, Moreno C, Blach S, et al. The Disease Burden of Hepatitis C in Belgium : An update of a realistic disease control strategy. Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2015 Jun;78(2):228–32.

Vandersteegen T, Marneffe W, Vandijck D. Defensive medicine: implications for clinical practice, patients and healthcare policy. Acta Clin Belg. 2015 Dec;70(6):396–7.

Vandersteegen T, Marneffe W, Vandijck D. Physician Specialists’ Perceptions of the Medical Malpractice System in Belgium. Eur J Health Law. 2015 Dec;22(5):481–91.

Vlayen A, Schrooten W, Wami W, Aerts M, Barrado LG, Claes N, et al. Variability of patient safety culture in Belgian acute hospitals. J Patient Saf. 2015 Jun;11(2):110–21.

Vlayen A, Hellings J, Claes N, Abdou EA, Schrooten W. Measuring safety culture in belgian psychiatric hospitals: validation of the dutch and French translations of the hospital survey on patient safety culture. J Psychiatr Pract. 2015 Mar;21(2):124–39.

Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Ommeslag D, Van De Putte M, Heytens S, et al. Mutual perception of communication between general practitioners and hospital-based specialists. Acta Clin Belg. 2015 Oct;70(5):350–6.

Vermeir P, Vandijck D, Degroote S, Peleman R, Verhaeghe R, Mortier E, et al. Communication in healthcare: a narrative review of the literature and practical recommendations. Int J Clin Pract. 2015 Nov;69(11):1257–67.

Vandijck D, Hellings J. Improving patient safety by innovation. Nurs Crit Care. 2015 May;20(3):113–4.