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.”
Read on here: https://www.ashoka.org/en-us/fellow/jos-de-blok
Jos was elected as an Ashoka Fellow from the Netherlands in 2015. Learn more about him on his Fellow profile.