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1987 …2019
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Ron Kusters is a full professor at the University of Twente, Enschede and a specialist laboratory medicine, head of the laboratory for clinical chemistry and haematology at the Jeroen Bosch Hospital in Den Bosch.

He obtained his PhD in 1992 at the University of Utrecht and after a post-doc at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, he started his internship in laboratory medicine  at the Medisch Spectrum Twente in Enschede. As a board certified clinical biochemist, he joined the Jeroen Bosch Hospital, one of the larger teaching hospitals in the Netherlands in 1998. In 2000 he was appointed medical manager (head of laboratory). In 2005, he was recognized as supervisor to interns in laboratory medicine and up till 2018, he supervised 10 residents in laboratory medicine.

At the University of Twente he was appointed professor (part time) in 2011. His chair is at the department of health technology and services research, part of the Technical Medical Centre. His inaugural lecture (Dutch) may be found at https://goo.gl/mQLubr

His research (https://goo.gl/BasxuM) focuses on clinical and economical effectiveness of laboratory diagnostics with particular interest in innovative biochemical markers and innovative diagnostic technologies, like point of care testing.

External positions

Specialist Laboratory Medicine, Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis

1 Dec 1998 → …

Keywords

  • RB Pathology
  • laboratory medicine
  • clinical chemistry
  • QD Chemistry
  • biochemistry
  • clinical biochemistry

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Research Output 1987 2019

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Ciprofloxacin penetration into infected hepatic cysts in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: a case report

Bernts, L. H. P., Wallenburg, E., de Jonge, H. J. M., Schaap, B., Kusters, R., Overtoom, T. T. C., Bruggemann, R. J. M., Drenth, J. P. H. & Lantinga, M. A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 74, 3, p. 829-830 2 p.

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Diagnostic error as a result of drug-laboratory test interactions

van Balveren, J. A., Verboeket-van de Venne, W. P. H. G., Erdem-Eraslan, L., de Graaf, A. J., Loot, A. E., Musson, R. E. A., Oosterhuis, W. P., Schuijt, M. P., van der Sijs, H., Verheul, R. J., de Wolf, H. K., Kusters, R. & Hoedemakers, R. M. J., 26 Mar 2019, In : Diagnosis (Berlin, Germany). 6, 1, p. 69-71 3 p.

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Diagnostic Errors
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Physicians
Patient Harm
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Understanding the adoption and use of point-of-care tests in Dutch general practices using multi-criteria decision analysis

Kip, M. M. A., Hummel, J. M., Eppink, E. B., Koffijberg, H., Hopstaken, R. M., IJzerman, M. J. & Kusters, R., 10 Jan 2019, In : BMC family practice. 20, 1, 8.

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Point-of-Care Systems
Decision Support Techniques
General Practice
C-Reactive Protein
Weights and Measures
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Assessing the cost-effectiveness of a routine versus an extensive laboratory work-up in the diagnosis of anaemia in Dutch general practice

Kip, M. M. A., Schop, A., Stouten, K., Dekker, S., Dinant, G. J., Koffijberg, H., Bindels, P. J. E., IJzerman, M. J., Levin, M-D. & Kusters, R., 1 Nov 2018, In : Annals of Clinical Biochemistry. 55, 6, p. 630-638 10 p.

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Cost effectiveness
General Practice
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Anemia
General Practitioners
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Cost-effectiveness of procalcitonin testing to guide antibiotic treatment duration in critically ill patients: results from a randomised controlled multicentre trial in the Netherlands

Kip, M. M. A., van Oers, J. A., Shajiei, A., Beishuizen, A., Berghuis, A. M. S., Girbes, A. R., de Jong, E., de Lange, D. W., Nijsten, M. W. N., IJzerman, M. J., Koffijberg, H. & Kusters, R., 13 Nov 2018, In : Critical care (London, England). 22, 1, 10 p., 293.

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Calcitonin
Critical Illness
Netherlands
Multicenter Studies
Cost-Benefit Analysis