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Challenges for healthcare are enormous: increasing demand, decreasing budgets and shortage in skilled personnel puzzle many healthcare administrators. Next to that we think the next decennium should be the era of the rising self-empowered patient, in where we will embrace the patient, their family and informal care into the healthcare team. Technology is changing possibilities and lowering in costs of it faster than ever, sometimes even exponentially. To cope with these aspects, Radboud University Medical Center launched a program called REshape.

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Belgian Government on healthinfo: “don’t Google it!”


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Why this matters to our kids.

The REshape method in practice at Siza

Tom van de Belt July 29th, 2014


It should be clear that we are convinced that in any innovative project, it is essential to involve end-users from the beginning. By doing so, one can develop an intervention based on end-users’ needs, which will assure that the true problem is resolved.

Listening skills in health interactions

Corine Jansen June 20th, 2014

Listening skills are useful and very important in health interactions. Stewart (1995) noted that when patients are encouraged by their healthcare providers to complete their statement of concerns they feel more comfortable with the interaction and relationship and reveal important medical information. There are at least two very good reasons for letting the patients go […]

Virtual Reality, real enough for health care?

David Grim June 2nd, 2014


At “De wereld draait door” (a Dutch daily interview show) the host Matthijs van Nieuwkerk gave a legendary reaction after watching a rollercoaster ride through the oculus rift: “Dit is ver-schrik-ke-lijk!” – “This is ter-ri-ble!” After seeing this, I knew for sure: “I want to experience this myself!” So I went googling and found that […]