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Patient Engagement Evaluation and Metrics

Learn how to evaluate patient engagement practices and show the results of these efforts to ensure they enhance patient engagement practices.


  • Tjerk Jan  Schuitmaker, PhD, MSc

    Tjerk Jan Schuitmaker, PhD, MSc

    • IMI-PARADIGM; Assistant Professor
    • Athena Institute of the Vrije University of Amsterdam , Netherlands

    Dr. Tjerk Jan Schuitmaker is assistant professor at the Athena Institute of the VU University Amsterdam. He is interested in the system transformation to sustainable health and care and works on a variety of projects in preventive medicine, maternal care and medicine development. He is currently workstream leader within the PARADIGM consortium, dealing with the development of tools for monitoring and evaluating value and impact of patient engagement.

  • Lidewij Eva Vat, MS

    Lidewij Eva Vat, MS

    • Researcher and Lecturer Meaningful and Sustainable Patient Engagement
    • Vrije Universiteit (VU), Netherlands

    Lidewij (Eva) Vat is a researcher and trainer in patient and public engagement. Her work focuses on creating partnerships between patients, professionals and researchers to drive meaningful innovation. Her research aims to better understand the key conditions needed for patient engagement initiatives to transform research practices and health outcomes. She works with the PARADIGM consortium to co-develop tools for monitoring and evaluation of the value and impact of patient engagement.

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