The impact of personal health budgets and health literacy on patient empowerment, care organization and patient outcomes

01 January 2018 → 31 December 2021
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Gerontology and geriatrics
    • Gerontology and geriatrics
    • Public health care
    • Nursing
    • Gerontology and geriatrics
Personalized Budget patient directed care patient empowerment health literacy quality of life
Project description

This study examines the impact of different types of personal health budgets (voucher vs. cash) on care organization and the role of health literacy in these relationships. This research studies how and to what degree this empowers patients and impacts care (community-based care, respite care and informal care) and patient outcomes (quality of life, well-being and health).