Tag Archives: Julia van Weert

Meppelink, C. S., Van Weert, J. C. M., Brosius, A., & Smit, E. G. (2017). Dutch health websites and their ability to inform people with low health literacy. Patient Education and Counseling. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.06.012

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Zendedel, R., Schouten, B.C., Van Weert, J.C.M., & Van den Putte, B. (2016). Informal interpreting in general practice: The migrant patient’s voice. Ethnicity and Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2016.1246939

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Diviani, N., Van den Putte, B., Meppelink, C.S., & Van Weert, J.C.M. (2016). Exploring the role of health literacy in the evaluation of online health information: Insights from a mixed-methods study. Patient Education & Counseling. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1080327

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Boersma, P., Van Weert, J.C.M., Van Meijel, B., & Dröes, R.M. (2017). Implementation of the Veder Contact Method in daily nursing home care for people with dementia: a process analysis according to the RE-AIM framework. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26, 436-455. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13432

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Boersma, P., Van Weert, J.C.M., Van Meijel, B., Van de Ven, P.M., & Dröes, R.M. (2017). Study protocol Implementation of the Veder contact method (VCM) in daily nursing home care for people with dementia: an evaluation based on the RE-AIM framework. Aging & Mental Health, 21, 730-741. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2016.1154015

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Brandes, K., Van der Goot, M.J., Smit, E.G., Van Weert, J.C.M., & Linn, A.J. (2017). Understanding the interplay of cancer patients’ instrumental concerns and emotions. Patient Education and Counseling, 100, 839-845. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.02.002

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Brandes, K., & Van Weert, J.C.M. (2017). Implementing consultation audio-recordings and question prompt lists into routine cancer care: How can we address healthcare providers’ barriers? Patient Education and Counseling, 100, 1029-1030 (editorial). doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.02.002

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The role of health literacy in the evaluation of online health information

Consumers of online health information often do not question the quality of what they find online and tend to evaluate the information based on criteria not recognized by existing web quality guidelines. People with low health literacy, in particular, use less established criteria and rely more heavily on non-established ones compared to those with high health literacy.  Continue reading >>

Eline and Julia received grant from Dutch Cancer Society

On Christmas Eve, Eline and Julia received some good news: together with a colleague from Maastricht University, they were awarded a grant from the Dutch Cancer Society for a three-year PhD-project on the  effectiveness of message frame tailoring in online smoking cessation communication. Continue reading >>

Oratie Julia: Online en offline communicatie met kwetsbare patiënten

Hoe kunnen online en offline communicatie ingezet worden voor kwetsbare patiënten? Julia van Weert stelt in haar oratie dat nieuwe technologieën, als aanvulling op de communicatie in de spreekkamer, een meerwaarde kunnen hebben. De mogelijkheden worden volgens haar echter nog bij lange na niet optimaal benut. Continue reading >>

Nguyen, M. H., Van Weert, J. C. M., Bol, N., Loos, E. F., Tytgat, K. M. A. J., Van De Ven, A. W. H., & Smets, E. M A. (2017). Tailoring the mode of information presentation: Effects on younger and older adults’ attention and recall of online information. Human Communication Research, 43(1), 102-126. doi:10.1111/hcre.12097

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prof. dr. Julia van Weert

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Julia van Weert, professor of Health Communication

Dr J.C.M. van Weert (1962) has been named professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences effective 1 april 2015. Continue reading >>

Van Dulmen, S., Driesenaar, J.A., Van Weert, J.C.M., Van Osch, M., & Noordman, J. (2017). PatientVOICE: Development of a preparatory, pre-chemotherapy online communication tool for older patients with cancer. JMIR Research Protocols, 6, e85. doi:10.2196/resprot.6979

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Julia van Weert wins International Award

Julia van Weert received the Jozien Bensing Award by the European Association of Communication in Healthcare (EACH) for outstanding research in health communication.  Continue reading >>

Bol, N., Van Weert, J. C. M., Loos, E. F., Romano Bergstrom, J. C., Bolle, S., & Smets, E. M. A. (2016). How are online health messages processed? Using eye tracking to predict recall of information in younger and older adults. Journal of Health Communication, 21(4), 387–396. doi:10.1080/10810730.2015.1080327

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Bolle, S., Romijn, G., Smets, E. M. A., Loos, E. F., Kunneman, M., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2016). Older cancer patients’ user experiences with web-based health information tools: A think-aloud study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(7), e208. doi: 10.2196/jmir.5618

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Brandes, K., Linn, A.J., Smit, E.G., & Van Weert, J.C.M. (2016). Unraveling the determinants of cancer patients’ concern expression. Journal of Health Communication, 21(3), 327-336. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1080325

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Research project Julia van Weert financially supported by KWF Kankerbestrijding

The OncoCommunicAging (OCA) research line, lead by ASCoR researcher Julia van Weert, received a 286,000 euro grant from KWF Kankerbestrijding (the Dutch Cancer Society) on a project called “How to effectively tailor website information to older cancer patients’ mode preferences: A Randomized Controlled Trial”. Continue reading >>

Diviani, N., Van den Putte, B., Meppelink, C. S., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2016). Exploring the role of health literacy in the evaluation of online health information: Insights from a mixed-methods study. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(6), 1017–1025. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.01.007

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Hillen, M.A., De Haes, H.C.J.M., Van Tienhoven, G., Van Laarhoven, H.W.M., Van Weert, J.C.M., Vermeulen, D.M., & Smets, E.M.A. (2016). Oncologists’ nonverbal behavior and analogue patients’ recall of information. Acta Oncologica, 55(6), 671-679. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2015.1120884

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Meppelink, C. S., Smit, E. G., Diviani, N., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2016). Health literacy and online health information processing: Unraveling the underlying mechanisms. Journal of Health Communication, 21(Suppl. 2), 109–120. doi:10.1080/10810730.2016.1193920

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Schinkel, S., Schouten, B. C., Street, R. L., Van den Putte, B., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2016). Enhancing health communication outcomes among ethnic minority patients: The effects of the match between participation preferences and perceptions and doctor–patient concordance. Journal of Health Communication, 21(12), 1251–1259. doi:10.1080/10810730.2016.1240269

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Van Weert, J. C. M., Van Munster, B. C., Sanders, R., Spijker, R., Hooft, L., & Jansen, J. (2016). Decision aids to help older people make health decisions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 16(1). doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0281-8

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Zendedel, R., Schouten, B. C., Van Weert, J. C. M., & Van den Putte, B. (2016). Informal interpreting in general practice: Comparing the perspectives of general practitioners, migrant patients and family interpreters. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(6), 981–987. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2015.12.021

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Boersma, P., Van Weert, J. C. M., Lakerveld, J., & Dröes, R. M. (2015). The art of successful implementation of psychosocial interventions in residential dementia care: A systematic review of the literature based on the RE-AIM framework. International Psychogeriatrics, 27(1), 19-35. doi: 10.1017/S1041610214001409

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Bol, N., Smets, E. M. A., Eddes, E. H., De Haes, H. C. J. M., Loos, E. F., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2015). Illustrations enhance older colorectal cancer patients’ website satisfaction and recall of online cancer information. European Journal of Cancer Care, 24(2), 213-223. doi:10.1111/ecc.12283

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Bol, N., Van Weert, J. C. M., De Haes, J. C. J. M., Loos, E. F., & Smets, E. M. A. (2015). The effect of modality and narration style on recall of online health information: Results from a web-based experiment. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(4), e104. doi:10.2196/jmir.4164

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Bolle, S., Van Weert, J. C. M., Daams, J. G., Loos, E. F., De Haes, J. C. J. M., & Smets, E. M. A. (2015). Online health information tool effectiveness for older patients: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Health Communication, 20(9), 1067-1083. doi:10.1080/10810730.2015.1018637

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Bolle, S., Van Weert, J. C. M., Smets, E. M. A., & Loos, E. F. (2015). Lack of development and usability descriptions in evaluation reports on online health information tools for older patients. In J. Zhou & G. Salvendy (Eds.), Human aspects of IT for the aged population. Proceedings HCII 2015, Part II, LNCS 9194 (pp. 27-38). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

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Brandes, K., Linn, A. J., Butow, P. N., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2015). The characteristics and effectiveness of Question Prompt List interventions in oncology: A systematic review of the literature. Psycho-Oncology, 24(3), 245-252. doi: 10.1002/pon.3637

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Brandes, K., Linn, A. J., Smit, E. G., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2015). Patients’ reports of barriers to expressing concerns during cancer consultations. Patient Education and Counseling, 98(3), 317-322. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2014.11.021

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Diviani, N., van den Putte, B., Giani, S., & van Weert, J. C. M. (2015). Low Health Literacy and Evaluation of Online Health Information: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(5), e112, doi: 10.2196/jmir.4018.

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Linn, A. J., Alblas, M., Van Weert, J.C.M., & Bol, N. (2015). Een kwestie van voorkeur? Een experimentele studie naar het aanpassen van gezondheidsinstructies aan de voorkeur voor modaliteit van de ontvanger. Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap, 43(4), 362-377. doi: 10.5553/TCW/138469302015043004004

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Meppelink, C. S., Smit, E.G., Buurman, B.M., & Van Weert, J.C.M. (2015). Should we be afraid of simple messages? The effects of text difficulty and illustrations in people with low or high health literacy. Health Communication, 30(12), 1181-1189. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2015.1037425.

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Meppelink, C. S., Van Weert, J. C., Haven, C. J., & Smit, E. G. (2015). The effectiveness of health animations in audiences with different health literacy levels: An experimental study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(1), e11. doi: 10.2196/jmir.3979

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Schinkel, S., Van Weert, J.C.M., Kester, J.A.M., Smit, E.G., & Schouten, B.C. (2015). Does media use result in more active communicators? Differences between native Dutch and Turkish-Dutch patients in information-seeking behavior and participation during GP consultations. Journal of Health Communication, 20(8), 910-919. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1018600

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Smit, E. S., Linn, A. J., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2015). Taking online computer-tailoring forward: The potential of tailoring the message frame and delivery mode of online health behaviour change interventions. European Health Psychologist, 17(1), 25-31.

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Van Dijk, A. M., Van Weert, J. C. M., & Dröes, R. M. (2015). Implementing living room theatre activities in the care for people with dementia on nursing home wards: A process evaluation study. Aging and Mental Health, 19(6), 536-547. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2014.955459

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Van Vliet, L. M., Lindenberger, E., & Van Weert, J. C. M. (2015). Communication with older, seriously ill patients. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 31(2), 219-230. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2015.01.007

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