18 May 2018

CaRe Award 2018 for Ben Wijnen

The CaRe Award 2018 has been awarded to Ben Wijnen. Wijnen won the prize for his PhD dissertation Pleidooi voor betere meetinstrumenten voor mensen met epilepsie; zelfmanagement bij patiënten met epilepsie kosteneffectief (‘Call for better measurement instruments for people with epilepsy: self-management in patients with epilepsy cost-effective’). The dissertation concludes that more insight is needed into measuring quality of life in patients with epilepsy. The jury called his research “very relevant for first-line care providers, with an emphasis on the patient”.