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Healthwise conference "Organising Healthcare Innovations

12 October 2016
Healthwise Conference

On 4 November 2016 the Center of Expertise Healthwise of the University of Groningen will organise its fourth congress. The theme of the conference is ‘Organising Healthcare Innovations’, with keynote speakers Kieran Walshe (Manchester Business School), Philippe Delespaul (Maastricht University) and Henk van der Wal (Institute for Defence and Partnerships Hospitals, Ministry of Defence). Managers, professionals and researchers who work in the healthcare sector, science and policy world are cordially invited for this meeting. The conference offers a diverse program with plenary presentations and parallel sessions of both scientists and professionals from practice.

Date: 4 November 2016
Time: 9 AM – 5 PM
Location: Duisenberg Building, Zernike Campus Groningen

For whom?

If you are a manager, professional or scientist interested in themes like: Adoption and implementation of electronic patient files, Economic analysis of healthcare innovations, Innovations to enable people to live at home longer, Technological innovations to support self-management of patients, Innovative ways of contracting care, then the conference will be very interesting for you.

Keynote speakers

We are proud to announce that we can welcome leading speakers from healthcare science and practice, including our keynote speakers Prof. dr. Kieran Walshe and Colonel Henk van der Wal (Institute for Defence and Partnerships Hospitals, Ministry of Defence).

Science and Practice

In several parallel sessions (Dutch and English) we learn from the experiences of innovative organisations, such as Vivalib Nederland, Bureau HHM, Zilveren Kruis Achmea, UMCG, Ziekenhuis Gelderse Rijn, and Nij Smellinghe Ziekenhuis. The academic perspective will be provided by leading researchers, such as professor Albert Boonstra (RUG), dr. Janita Vos (RUG), professor Hans Wortmann (RUG), professor Mark Neerincx (TNO, Delft University of Technology), professor Kees Ahaus (RUG), dr. Marjolein van Offenbeek (RUG), professor Bernard van den Berg (RUG), and PhD candidate Bart Noort (RUG). The conference will include a debate, led by David Langley (RUG), about the rise of platform based business models in primary care and the challenges and opportunities for the Dutch and European health sectors.

More information

For more information, take a look at the Healthwise website

Last modified:09 May 2017 2.51 p.m.

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