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As professor of technological innovations in health care Eveline Wouters is connected to the Technology Innovation Network of Tranzo. Her work focuses on the acceptance of innovations, especially technological innovations, by individuals and organisations in the context of healthcare. Research addresses factors that influence the use of technology by individuals, as well as process changes in health care organisations by disruptive technology, and knowledge of perspectives of different stakeholders as a result of new forms of collaboration including the use of technology.


Eveline Wouters is lector at Fontys University of Applied Science and involved in several (amongst others, PhD) projects. Topics are: technology use in health care, e.g. in dementia, stroke, older adults; user practices in the design of technology; multi stakeholder perspectives; technology acceptance theory, Normalisation Process Theory; research integrity; digital divide and health inequity.  


External positions

Advisory Board (IGJ)

3 Aug 2015 → …

Supervisory Board (BrabantZorg)

1 Jan 2013 → …

Advisory board (PG raad)

1 Apr 2010 → …

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Research Output 2017 2019

Digitale ongelijkheid veroorzaakt zorgongelijkheid

Wouters, E. M. J., Reiners, F., Bouw, L. & Sturm, J., 2019, In : ICT&health. 2019, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Perspectives of stakeholders on technology use in the care of community-living older adults with dementia: A systematic literature review

van Boekel, L. C., Wouters, E. J. M., Grimberg, B. M., van der Meer, N. J. M. & Luijkx, K. G., 2019, In : Healthcare. 7, 2, 12 p., 73.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Independent Living
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Sociodemographic factors influencing the use of eHealth in people with chronic diseases

Reiners, F., Sturm, J., Bouw, L. W. J. & Wouters, E. J. M., 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 4, 12 p., 645.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Succesvolle implementatie van een telefonisch verloskundig triagesysteem: De Nederlandse Triagewijzer Verloskunde

Engeltjes, B., R., W., van Dijk, C. F. A., Tink, E. D., Smit, M., Hurkens, A. H. M., Dullemond, R. C., Steemers, N. Y. C., Rijke, R. P. C., Scheele, F. & Wouters, E. J. M., 2019, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Obstetrie & Gynaecologie. 132, 4, p. 192-195

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Understanding user practices when drawing up requirements: The case of designing assistive devices for mobility

Holtkamp, F. C., Wouters, E. J. M. & Verkerk, M. J., 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 3, 318.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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