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Value based healthcare is more than a buzzword

what is value based healthcare?

Have you ever heard of value based healthcare? For some in health, it’s nothing more than a buzzword, others are changing a complete health system to work value based. I think value based healthcare offers anyone in the health business ecosystem interesting possibilities to innovate: hospitals, health insurances, technology and pharma companies, governments, and universities … Read more

The invasion of the health coaches?

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Preventive care needs certified health coaches Recently, I was at the official launch of the Flemish Association of Health Coaches (VVGC) in Bruges. Over 200 people gathered to listen to the purpose and ambitions of the professional association: they want to train, certify and support preventive health coaches. This way, VVGC wants to guarantee quality … Read more

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

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At first sight, patients having online consultations with a GP or another health professional should be obvious in 2019. But make no mistake. Teleconsultations are becoming commonplace in the USA, Latin America and Asia already for some years now. But up till now, only a few European countries reimburse teleconsultations, thus making it a ‘normal’ … Read more

First 4 validated health apps in Belgium

Congrats to Airview, Remecare, Fibricheck and Move Up! They are the first 4 validated health apps by the Belgian government.  According to the mobile health validation pyramid, these mobile applications are CE-marked and are compliant with medical devices rules. They also are GDPR-compliant (level 1). We can expect them to be the first in row to get … Read more

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