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Sofie Staelraeve

Most read on dashplus in 2018

dashplus is a relatively new blog for healthcare entrepreneurs and people working in the health business. If you’re a member of our newsletter community, you’ll be familiar with many of the posts on this website. But maybe you’ve lost an article you loved? Or you want to know what others liked in 2018? I’ve made

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Sofie Staelraeve

WHY are you a health innovator?

 Every entrepreneur in health makes a journey. You will definitely go through 5 basic steps and decide upon them if you start to innovate in health. ‘ Your recipe to start in health’  is a mini-series of blogs to help you go through these steps. Each blog gives you information, tips, examples and a specific action

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Sofie Staelraeve

5 must-read books for health innovators

As the end of the year and Christmas holidays are near, you might be having some extra time to sit back and relax and maybe explore new reading stuff. I’ve selected 5 must-read books for health innovators. These basic 5 will definitely inspire you and will become part of your basic work library.  I still use

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Sofie Staelraeve

The rise of FemTech in Europe: 10 womens health companies to watch

Their customer base is more than half of the world population. They develop health solutions for the ones being most affected by ageing and health issues. And they are aware of the fact that working females spend 29 per cent more per capita on healthcare compared to males in the same age group. I’m talking about

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what are nudges and why are they useful in health?
Sofie Staelraeve

What are nudges and why are they useful in health?

Nudges, little pushes in the back, are very useful in health care. They make health prevention fun and educational. And they offer great opportunities for entrepreneurs in all subsectors of health. So there are good reasons to dedicate this post to nudges. What are nudges and where does that funny word come from? Nudges are

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Sofie Staelraeve

workshop: basics to start, innovate and grow in health

How to innovate in health: workshop based on the blog series This spring, I wrote a free blog series called ’31 days to innovate in health’. Readers of the series got a dedicated daily e-mail with a tip, explanation, examples and a to-do to build their health entrepreneurship. I also shared my own experiences and

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Sofie Staelraeve

Your recipe to start in health

5 basics every health entrepreneur has to decide upon When you want to start as an entrepreneur in health and care or you want to change completely the way you do the things you do, these are 5 steps you will definitely go through. They are the basics of health innovation and in fact of

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Sofie Staelraeve

cheat sheet for a bold health prevention policy

If you are a local policy-maker, then a healthy city is definitely at the top of your priority list. But how do you set up a bold and innovative health policy? Here are some principles and examples you can follow∗. If you want to know more about such an approach, also get inspired by this

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Sofie Staelraeve

The quest for a health prevention business model

There is a growing awareness of the enormous benefits in health if action is taken more quickly. I know a lot of people and organisations in health who would like to focus more on prevention. But everyone is looking for a workable business model: how do you shape your prevention offer and who is willing and able

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