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Why interns are awesome

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Recently, a new batch of students started their internship at the Radboudumc REshape Innovation Center. Most of them study Medicine or Biomedical Sciences at the Radboud University, but we also see students from the Han University of Applied Sciences, studying Communication and Multimedia Design. I would like to share some thoughts related to this topic and describe why interns are important for healthcare.

REshape Center for European Health(care) Design

February 13th, 2017|5 Comments

REshape Center European for Health(care) Design Exploring the full potential of design in health(care) with Radboudumc REshape Center and Growtivity Robin Hooijer Design Thinker at REshape This new collaboration will [...]

From MaRS to Netherlands – A Canadian-Dutch health innovation exchange

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

From MaRS to Netherlands A Canadian-Dutch health innovation exchange Zayna Khayat Innovation Sherpa This week I started a secondment with the REshape Center for Innovation at Radboud [...]

Have you hacked (your) healthcare ?

January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you hacked (your) healthcare ? Collecting 'hacks' by patients & their family members Lucien Engelen Director of REshape People like Dana Lewis and her husband Scott [...]

The digital patient: the double edged sword?

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

A techno-optimistic approach with a skeptical view on the scientific validation of the developments.

The power of human touch.

December 24th, 2016|0 Comments

On a day like today (Xmas-day) we should remember there is always a tradeoff between technology and 'being there'. It isn't a choice between the one ór the other, but it is a and-and kind of thing.

REshape Inspiration Day Eindhoven

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Every now and then it is good to have a change of scenery. We drove a little under an hour to Eindhoven and saw what is happening in what has been called the smartest region of the world...

Climate change in healthcare.

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

It could easily happen to healthcare and medicine as I sense a lot of ‘looking-the-other-way’ – failing to notice the unprecedented and perhaps unimaginable changes that are in fact happening.

Human Experience in an Exponential world

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

How can we create the right human experience for technology?

Always, everywhere, internet from space

October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Always, everywhere, internet from space The future of digital health is connected in space Lucien Engelen Director of REshape Last week I had an interview for a [...]

The link between a hot summer day in September and legislation in October

October 11th, 2016|0 Comments

The link between a hot summer day in September and legislation in October We enjoyed some nice hot summer days in September, breaking new heat records in the process. But imagine you have a [...]

Verily, Radboudumc and Radboud University Nijmegen start study with new encryption technology.

September 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Verily, Radboudumc and Radboud University Nijmegen start study with new encryption technology. Netherlands Public-Private Partnership to Launch Comprehensive, Observational Study of Parkinson's Disease. Lucien Engelen Director of REshape [...]

Patientsincluded in conferences just got a boost

September 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Patientsincluded in conferences just got a boost. It is great to see the uptake that has taken place since. Not only the patients got more vocal due to the use of the internet, [...]

Looking beyond the boundaries of healthcare

September 16th, 2016|2 Comments

Insights from Singularity University NL first summit. Singularity University aims to address humanity's grand challenges in the world using converging exponential technologies.

Patients recording consultations: anxiety still seems to rule

August 15th, 2016|1 Comment

Patients recording consultations: anxiety still seems to rule Ever since our Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport published a letter to the House of Representatives in which she encourages patients to record their [...]