Project Update, Urbancooker

Healthexplainer.nl live in the Air!

Understanding the dutch health system seems a major difficulty. But with the right explanation you might think differently.

In the last couple of months we spend our evenings wisely: building HealthExplainer. In different languages and with a new approach we explain the system correctly. Today the MVP of the healthexplainer website is live!  Check it out and help us improve! Hurrah!

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Project Update

Vital10 – A doctor for everyone – everywhere

Today I started a new endeavour. As managing innovator of Vital10 I am commited to the further development of the Vital10 application and the connection to the market. We work on a platform that makes it possible to monitor patients remotely, whether they are at home or on the other side of the world.

Patients and health care professionals have access to a secure medical record that includes, medical and treatment information but also data retrieved from (sport)wearables. Within the application patients have the opportunity to discuss their health record by phone or videoconference with a specialist.
The application will reduce health care costs and bring patient-centered-care to the next level.

 

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Masterclass / Lecture

Masterclass: Future (health)insurance

image1 (6)Moviemakers and dreamers have shown us amazing visions of innovation in healthcare and the positive impact on our lives. One day we might live forever and soon we can predict when diseases will occur in our lives. Unfortunately – or maybe it’s fortunate….. – we still have a lot of work to do and limitations to overcome before those innovations will be reality.  What role will the insurer play in the future?

That last question was the central topic of last Friday’s Masterclass. During this Masterclass I discussed the future of (Health)care insurance innovation with 30 eager young professionals of Studelta. We discussed the basic concepts of innovation, adaption of innovation in health and the applications and products that have emerged in recent years. Examples like ‘advanced customised medicine’ and novel sensor technology were under debate.

In the second part of the Masterclass the main topic we discussed was the development of a corporate strategy in the light of the current trends and developments. How do you develop such a strategy and what is the impact on your workforce? And what options do you have to adapt?

We can’t predict the future – but for sure we can shape it.

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