Niek Klazinga

Strategic Lead of the Health Care Quality and Outcomes Programme, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Niek Klazinga has since 2007 been at the OECD in Paris, coordinating and leading the work on Health Care Quality Indicators and Outcomes. He combines this with a professorship on Social Medicine at the Amsterdam- University Medical Centre (since 1999). In the field of health-services research and especially on quality and safety he co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and supervised 36 PhD-trajectories. Until recently he was a member of the board of trustees of a Dutch teaching hospitals and mental health care institute. Presently he is also a member of the Quality Council of the Dutch National Care Institute. Visiting-professorships include Budapest (Corvinus University) and Toronto University.


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