Welcome to The 5th Conference on Digital Health

The transformation of healthcare, enabled by technology and digital.

Technology and digital do not drive transformation on their own. Instead, they enable the trends currently going on in healthcare. They are a means to a strategic end. Digital transformation in healthcare is therefore about how we create a more sustainable healthcare model for the future, enabled by technology and digital. 

By Geert Reyniers Global Head of Healthcare @ Duval Union Consulting

The city vision on healthcare

By Claude Marinower Municipal Officer for Digitization @ City of Antwerp

The keys to digital healthcare success

Patient-driven innovation by human-centered design thinking.

By Stefanie Veraghtert CEO @ The Big C. & Co-Founder @ Flanders A&YA Cancer Patient Coalition

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How software is still eating the world…

We used to say that software was eating the world. Today that is still the case, but we call it digital. How is digital having an impact on our healthcare system, what are the pro’s and con’s. And more importantly, what does it mean for you as care professional, patient or organization.

By Tom Braekeleirs Director @ BlueHealth Innovation Center

The world is still round in healthcare!

By Jo Caudron Digital Transformation Expert, Founding Partner @ Duval Union Consulting


Digital transformation enabling a personalization of medicine

Mobile Health technology, from bench to bedside

mHealth or the use of mobile health applications, wearable sensor technology and telemonitoring still mainly takes place at the level of scientific research demonstrated by many pilot projects in collaboration with innovative disruptive companies and hospitals. In our research unit we already demonstrated the feasibility of wearable health technology and the medical and socio-economic added … Continued

By Valerie Storms Project Manager @ Mobile Health Unit UHasselt-ZOL-Jessa

The ethics of AI in healthcare

By Bruno Schröder National Technology Officer @ Microsoft BeLux

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Digital health platform for an ecosystem to deliver personalised and cost-efficient outcomes.

Digital health is the convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare and society to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery and make care and medicines more personalized and precise. Companies have to switch from selling products to selling outcomes and care providers have to switch from delivering interventions to delivering outcomes. Improving outcomes through personalided … Continued

By Ingrid Maes Managing Director @ Inovigate

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Digital transformation enables a patient-centric, multidisciplinary delivery of care

The role of the digital and the physician in prevention of diseases

By Servaas Bingé Co-Founder @ emma.health & Team Doctor @ Lotto-Soudal Pro Cycling Team

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Successful digital transformation starts with the patient, or does it?

For the last couple of years, we’ve been told how important patient-centricity is and how it is a must for digital transformations. Yet for most companies, it isn’t a question of why to be patient-focused, but how. As we’ve been helping companies implement user-focused initiatives, we’ve noticed that being user-centered doesn’t start with those at … Continued

By Arnaud Dierickx Design Strategist @ U-sentric

How digital health solutions can create a warm, personal care model

By Rudy Lauwereins Vice-President @ imec / Professor @ KULeuven

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Digital transformation enables healthcare re-integration into society

The hospital without patients

Can we bring patients closer to caregivers by keeping them out of the hospital? Can we improve the overall results of a hospital – financial, operational and in terms of health outcomes – through an intense focus on ambulatory care? In this 30-minute keynote, Frank explores the concept of a “hospital without patients”. Using real-world … Continued

By Frank Dendas Country Manager & Commercial Director Health Systems @ Philips Belgium

The role of hospital networks, a new way to deliver care to society

By Wouter De Ploey CEO @ Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen

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Smart investments in health technologies

Budgets available for healthcare are scarce. Therefore, we need to make choices on which technologies resources are spent or not. This lecture will detail why it is important and how it is possible to use resources more efficiently.

By Prof Dr Dominique Vandijck Dept. CEO @ KERTEZA / Professor @ UGent

A new way of taking care in our elderly homes

The biggest paradigm in elderly homes is the fact that our residents are happy to been taken care of but are not happy because their not @ home anymore and are not able to do the things they used to do. In this session Johan De Muynck will explain how @Zorgbedrijf Antwerpen we are trying … Continued

By Johan De Muynck CEO @ Zorgbedrijf Antwerpen

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Digital transformation removes middle-men in the value chain

Connecting the dots – How digitalization can disrupt diabetes management

What are the challenges of Diabetes for patients, health care providers and the health care system?How can digitalization help us to solve the problem?What do we need to leverage the potential?

By Daniel Wiedemann Digital Strategy Manager @ Roche Diagnostics Belgium

Collaboration between 1st and 2nd line care around the patient

By Prof. Leonard Witkamp Professor in TeleMedicine at the Department of Medical Informatics @ the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam.

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Consumer-centric health insurance: personalized risk profiling & engagement services

The advances in digital technology in the last decade gave insurers the means to create products that continuously connect and engage with customers. The adoption of technology such as telematics, mobile apps, wearables and IoT devices enables insurers to improve risk ratings, personalize premiums and adjust policy conditions on an ongoing basis.  The traditional approach … Continued

By Claudia Put PhD VP Health @ sentiance

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