Publication list

  1. Ardesch FH, Meulendijk MC, Kist JM, Vos RC, Vos HMM, Kiefte-de Jong JC, et al. The introduction of a data-driven population health management approach in the Netherlands since 2019: The Extramural LUMC Academic Network data infrastructure. Health Policy. 2023 Jun;132:104769.

  2. Bakkera BFM, Rooijena J van, Toora L van. The System of social statistical datasets of Statistics Netherlands: An integral approach to the production of register-based social statistics. Statistical journal of the IAOS [Internet]. 2014 [cited 2024 Jan 23]; Available from:

  3. Girwar SAM, Fiocco M, Sutch SP, Numans ME, Bruijnzeels MA. Assessment of the Adjusted Clinical Groups system in Dutch primary care using electronic health records: a retrospective cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Mar 10;21(1):217.

  4. Girwar SAM, Jabroer R, Fiocco M, Sutch SP, Numans ME, Bruijnzeels MA. A systematic review of risk stratification tools internationally used in primary care settings. Health Sci Rep. 2021 Sep;4(3):e329.

  5. Girwar SAM, Verloop JC, Fiocco M, Sutch SP, Numans ME, Bruijnzeels MA. Identifying complex patients using Adjusted Clinical Groups risk stratification tool. Am J Manag Care. 2022 Apr 1;28(4):e140–5.

  6. Kist JM, Smit GWG, Mairuhu ATA, Struijs JN, Vos RC, Peet PG van, et al. Large health disparities in cardiovascular death in men and women, by ethnicity and socioeconomic status in an urban based population cohort. eClinicalMedicine [Internet]. 2021 Oct 1 [cited 2024 Jan 3];40. Available from:

  7. Kist JM, Vos RC, Mairuhu ATA, Struijs JN, Peet PG van, Vos HMM, et al. SCORE2 cardiovascular risk prediction models in an ethnic and socioeconomic diverse population in the Netherlands: an external validation study. eClinicalMedicine\ [Internet]. 2023 Mar 1 [cited 2024 Jan 3];57. Available from:

  8. Kitselaar WM, Büchner FL, van der Vaart R, Sutch SP, Bennis FC, Evers AW, et al. Early identification of persistent somatic symptoms in primary care: data-driven and theory-driven predictive modelling based on electronic medical records of Dutch general practices. BMJ Open. 2023 May 2;13(5):e066183.

  9. Kitselaar WM, Numans ME, Sutch SP, Faiq A, Evers AW, van der Vaart R. Identifying persistent somatic symptoms in electronic health records: exploring multiple theory-driven methods of identification. BMJ Open. 2021 Sep 17;11(9):e049907.

  10. Kitselaar WM, van der Vaart R, Perschl J, Numans ME, Evers AWM. Predictors of Persistent Somatic Symptoms in the General Population: A Systematic Review of Cohort Studies. Psychosom Med. 2023 Jan 1;85(1):71–8.

  11. Koggel LM, Lantinga MA, Büchner FL, Drenth JPH, Frankema JS, Heeregrave EJ, et al. Predictors for inappropriate proton pump inhibitor use: observational study in primary care. Br J Gen Pract. 2022 Dec;72(725):e899–906.

  12. Koning NR, Büchner FL, Leeuwenburgh NA, Paijmans IJ, van Dijk-van Dijk DA, Vermeiren RR, et al. Identification of child mental health problems by combining electronic health record information from different primary healthcare professionals: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022 Jan 12;12(1):e049151.

  13. Koning NR, Büchner FL, van den Berg AW, Choi SYA, Leeuwenburgh NA, Paijmans IJM, et al. The Usefulness of Electronic Health Records From Preventive Youth Healthcare in the Recognition of Child Mental Health Problems. Frontiers in Public Health [Internet]. 2021 [cited 2024 Jan 22];9. Available from:

  14. Koning NR, Büchner FL, Verbiest MEA, Vermeiren RRJM, Numans ME, Crone MR. Factors associated with the identification of child mental health problems in primary care-a systematic review. Eur J Gen Pract. 2019 Jul;25(3):116–27.

  15. Koning NR, Büchner FL, Vermeiren RRJM, Crone MR, Numans ME. Identification of children at risk for mental health problems in primary care-Development of a prediction model with routine health care data. EClinicalMedicine. 2019 Oct;15:89–97.

  16. Koning NR, Moons LMG, Büchner FL, Helsper CW, Ten Teije A, Numans ME. Identification of patients at risk for colorectal cancer in primary care: an explorative study with routine healthcare data. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Dec;27(12):1443–8.

  17. Lips SR, Molenaar JM, Schuitmaker-Warnaar TJ. Transforming maternity care: obstetric partnerships as a policy instrument for integration. Health Policy. 2020 Nov;124(11):1245–53.

  18. Molenaar JM, van der Meer L, Bertens LCM, de Vries EF, Waelput AJM, Knight M, et al. Defining vulnerability subgroups among pregnant women using pre-pregnancy information: a latent class analysis. Eur J Public Health. 2023 Feb 3;33(1):25–34.

  19. Molenaar J, Korstjens I, Hendrix M, de Vries R, Nieuwenhuijze M. Needs of parents and professionals to improve shared decision-making in interprofessional maternity care practice: A qualitative study. Birth. 2018 Sep;45(3):245–54.

  20. Molenaar JM, Boesveld IC, Kiefte-de Jong JC, Struijs JN. Monitoring the Dutch Solid Start Program: Developing an Indicator Set for Municipalities to Monitor their First Thousand Days-Approach. Int J Integr Care. 2022;22(4):8.

  21. Molenaar JM, Boesveld IC, Struijs JN, Kiefte-de Jong JC. The Dutch Solid Start program: describing the implementation and experiences of the program’s first thousand days. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Aug 30;23(1):926.

  22. Nieuwenhuijse EA, Struijs JN, Sutch SP, Numans MattijsE, Vos RC. Achieving diabetes treatment targets in people with registered mental illness is similar or improved compared with those without: Analyses of linked observational datasets. Diabet Med. 2022 Jun;39(6):e14835.

  23. Nieuwenhuijse EA, Van Hof TB, Numans MattijsE, Struijs JN, Vos RC. Are social determinants of health associated with the development of early complications among young adults with type 2 diabetes? A population based study using linked databases. Primary Care Diabetes. 2023 Apr;17(2):168–74.

  24. Oosterwijk VNL, Molenaar JM, van Bilsen LA, Kiefte-de Jong JC. Ramadan Fasting during Pregnancy and Health Outcomes in Offspring: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2021 Sep 29;13(10):3450.

  25. Półchłopek O, Koning NR, Büchner FL, Crone MR, Numans ME, Hoogendoorn M. Quantitative and temporal approach to utilising electronic medical records from general practices in mental health prediction. Comput Biol Med. 2020 Oct;125:103973.

  26. Scheefhals ZTM, de Vries EF, Molenaar JM, Numans ME, Struijs JN. Observational Data for Integrated Maternity Care: Experiences with a Data-Infrastructure for Parents and Children in the Netherlands. Int J Integr Care. 2023;23(4):20.

  27. Siegersma KR, Evers M, Bots SH, Groepenhoff F, Appelman Y, Hofstra L, et al. Development of a Pipeline for Adverse Drug Reaction Identification in Clinical Notes: Word Embedding Models and String Matching. JMIR Med Inform. 2022 Jan 25;10(1):e31063.

  28. Sijbom M, Braun KK, Büchner FL, Bodegom-Vos L van, Hendriks BJC, Boer MGJ de, et al. Cues to improve antibiotic-allergy registration: A mixed-method study. PLOS ONE. 2022 Apr 7;17(4):e0266473.

  29. Sijbom M, Büchner FL, Saadah NH, de Boer MG, Numans ME. Comparing antibiotic prescriptions in primary care between SARS-CoV-2 and influenza: a retrospective observational study. BJGP Open. 6(4):BJGPO.2022.0049.

  30. Sijbom M, Büchner FL, Saadah NH, Numans ME, de Boer MGJ. Determinants of inappropriate antibiotic prescription in primary care in developed countries with general practitioners as gatekeepers: a systematic review and construction of a framework. BMJ Open. 2023 May 17;13(5):e065006.

  31. van Niel J, Geelhoed-Duijvestijn PHLM, Numans ME, Kharagjitsing AV, Vos RC. Type 2 diabetes in South Asians compared to Europeans: Higher risk and earlier development of major cardiovascular events irrespective of the presence and degree of retinopathy. Results from The HinDu The Hague Diabetes Study. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab. 2021 Jul;4(3):e00242.

  32. van Os HJA, Kanning JP, Bonten TN, Rakers MM, Putter H, Numans ME, et al. Cardiovascular Risk Prediction in Men and Women Aged Under 50 Years Using Routine Care Data. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 Apr 4;12(7):e027011.

  33. van Os HJA, Kanning JP, Ferrari MD, Bonten TN, Kist JM, Vos HMM, et al. Added Predictive Value of Female-Specific Factors and Psychosocial Factors for the Risk of Stroke in Women Under 50. Neurology. 2023 Aug 22;101(8):e805–14.

  34. van Os HJA, Kanning JP, Wermer MJH, Chavannes NH, Numans ME, Ruigrok YM, et al. Developing Clinical Prediction Models Using Primary Care Electronic Health Record Data: The Impact of Data Preparation Choices on Model Performance. Frontiers in Epidemiology [Internet]. 2022 [cited 2024 Jan 6];2. Available from:

  35. Extracting Patient Lifestyle Characteristics from Dutch Clinical Text with BERT Models [Internet]. 2024 [cited 2024 Feb 13]. Available from:

  36. van Munster, J. J. C. M., Halperin, I. J. Y., Ardesch, F. H., van den Hout, W. B., van Benthem, P. P. G., Moojen, W., & Peul, W. C. (2024). Practice variation in surgical treatment for lumbar degenerative disc disease: exploring regional and hospital factors influencing surgical rates. Scientific reports, 14(1), 9273.

  37. Watjer RM, Heckmans KM, Eekhof JA, et alAssociation between onychomycosis and ulcerative complications in patients with diabetes: a longitudinal cohort study in Dutch general practiceBMJ Open 2024;14:e076441. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-076441

  38. van den Brink, G., Koggel, L. M., Hendriks, J. J., de Boer, M. G., Siersema, P. D., & Numans, M. E. (2024). Treatment failure of Helicobacter Pylori in primary care. BJGP open, BJGPO.2023.0252. Advance online publication.