Jos de Blok

Ashoka Fellow, Founder and CEO of Buurtzorg (neighborhood nursing)

Categories: Ashoka Fellows, Experts+Speakers

“Dissatisfied with the delivery of health care by traditional home-care organizations in the Netherlands, Jos decided to create a new model anchored on the self-management capacity of nursing professionals, ultimately resulting to a more responsive, patient-centric system giving better quality care. In the long run, the model enables the patient to maintain independence from costly institutionalized care.”

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🎉 Jos was elected as an Ashoka Fellow from the Netherlands in 2015. Learn more about him on his Fellow profile.