Are you a pioneer in dementia care?

health entrepreneurship and innovation

MemoryHome is a new platform for dementia care that brings communication and future back to the lives of people with dementia- and to their caregivers. Whereas dementia (in all its forms) all too often is linked to losing possibilities (memories, communication, ..), MemoryHome starts from what IS still possible. MemoryHome is an integrated and blended … Read more

Visit your doctor online? This is how it’s arranged in France

Visit your doctor online? This is how it’s arranged in France

Update on teleconsultations in France (2021) > Update on telehealth app Doktr in Belgium (2021) > At first sight, patients having teleconsultations with a GP or another health professional should be obvious in 2019. But make no mistake. Online consultations are becoming commonplace in the USA, Latin America and Asia already for some years now. … Read more

5 must-read books for health innovators

Your must reads for innovators in healthcare

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 … Read more

10 European women’s health startups and scaleups to watch

FemTech entrepreneurs are a small but growing and booming group of HealthTech startups and scale-ups worldwide. What is FemTech? They are specifically engaged in building digital health solutions to female health needs: reproductive health pregnancy & nursing care pelvic and uterine healthcare general healthcare and wellness 2018 breaktrough year in Europe Already 2% of European … Read more

80% of all Europeans want to share health data

Digital health solutions are here to stay. An important support (but not the only one) for digital health entrepreneurs scaling up is the reimbursement of mobile health solutions, which is just starting in some European countries like Belgium. About time! Because a recent European Commission survey shows 80% of Europeans want to share their own … Read more

Health prevention (at the workplace) is hot!

Health prevention is hot! Yes, it looks like finally more and more members of the health ecosystem are aware of the importance of health prevention for quality of life. In Belgium, health prevention at the workplace is becoming pervasive. Startups like Ucount and Emmahealth,  but also corporates like Energy Lab or Workplace Options are on this … Read more

Health apps will be refunded in Belgium

mhealth belgium.be Belgian government recently launched the website mhealthbelgium.be, where you can read all about health apps and digital health solutions in Belgium: what are medical apps? What about the app you already use in terms of benefits, possibilities and reimbursement? And new on the mobile health front: companies can officially register their medical health … Read more

3 to do’s in zorg en gezondheid voor politici dit najaar

Nu iedereen zowat terug aan het werk is, en de federale ministerraad vorige week een eerste keer bijeenkwam, kunnen we een aantal verwachtingen uitspreken voor het najaar- gericht aan politici van alle niveau’s. Beste beleidsmensen, ongeacht je achtergrond, bevoegdheid of niveau: met deze 3 realisaties kan je het verschil maken; nog voor de verkiezingen. Gezondheid … Read more

Born alone and then you die?

No healthcare entrepreneur can do it on his own. Here is why. Innovating in health can be lonely: your idea is new, success requires bold choices which makes a person shiver, and you run into questions that you don’t dare to ask out loud. Do it anyway! Ask that question and make that leap. And … Read more

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