Scheepers-Hoeks, Anne-Marie


Maastricht University Medical Centre


The Netherlands

1. Current Status, Position

Dr. Scheepers-Hoeks (MSc) is a hospital pharmacist.

2. Education

Anne-Marie Scheepers-Hoeks was born on October 4, 1984 in the Netherlands. During her study Pharmacy at the Utrecht University, she started as a research student in 2006 regarding the research area on clinical rules and advanced decision support at the department of hospital pharmacy of the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven. After graduation, she started her PhD research in 2008, which was combined since 2010 with her hospital pharmacy residency at this department. In August 2014, she became a registered hospital pharmacist and started working at the Maastricht University Medical Centre. In October 2014, she obtained her Doctors Degree on the thesis: 'Alert methods as success factors influencing effectiveness of a clinical decision support system in clinical practice'.

3. Research Area

The main objectives of the research performed were to investigate which success factors and barriers influence the implementation of Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSSs) in daily clinical practice, and to investigate how the alert method used can contribute to the effectiveness of CDSSs in daily clinical practice. Anne-Marie is specialized in development and validation of these decision algorithms, as well as integrating these clinical rules interventions in the expanding clinical working field of hospital pharmacists.

4. Conflict of interest: none