About Nivel

NIVEL is the national institute for health services research in the Netherlands.

Health services research is the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that examines how social factors, financing systems, organisational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviours affect access to health care, the quality and costs of health care, and ultimately our health and well-being.

NIVEL is an independent organisation, which carries out high quality research with a demonstrable impact upon society