Effective health system reform requires support from health care professionals. However, many studies show an increasing discontent among health care professionals toward certain government policies. When professionals resist implementing policies, this may have serious consequences for policy effectiveness.

Diagnosis Related Groups, Health care professionals, policy benefits, policy implementation, resistance to change
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Tummers, L.G, & Van de Walle, S.G.J. (2013). Explaining mental health care professionals’ resistance to implement Diagnosis Related Groups: (no) benefits for society, patients and professionals. Health Policy, 1–23. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/34967