Episode 3: Harjan van DamFirst aired: Tuesday, 17 November 2015 at 18.00 hours
Harjan van Dam is a director of care institute Certe a fusion of Northern laboratory settings investigate blood of humans. "Northern blood flows together 'knocked the Frisian newspaper when the institutions merged. "Certe has 1,200 employees and a turnover of 75 million euros. It is the biggest laborganisatie of the Netherlands", says van Dam.
The reason for the merger: will change a lot of care and involves money. "It is not consciously thrown with money, but there is overcapacity in care. And that goes for laboratories," says Van Dam.
The most complicated of the merger van Dam found the quantity. There must be carried out quickly major changes and there are many people involved. "There's always emotion look at change, but it can also be great fun."
Because close cooperation between biologists, hospitals and physicians is important to provide better care. "For example in the field of resistance to antibiotics," says van Dam.
The market in healthcare works according to the driver, because the government does not release to the market. "The government continues to stir the market." van Dam wants to work to make things better and not wait for improvement.