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Fuel for your health entrepreneurship ideas

Book Cover basics to grow in health

I’m happy to tell you the ebook ‘Basics to grow in health‘ is online now. What can you expect? Expect a practical guide giving fuel to your healthcare entrepreneurship ideas. It will help to grow your health care business and scale up your health innovations. Expect many sources and tools to use during your health … 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 USA, Latin America and Asia. But up till now, only a few European countries reimburse teleconsultations, thus making it a ‘normal’ health service. Fear of cost explosion … Read more

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

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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 … Read more

Your recipe to start in health

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5 basics every health entrepreneur has to decide upon In fact, these are 5 steps every health care entrepreneur will go through.   Everyone who starts in health care or wants to launch new products is going to meet them. I did too.  Sometimes I call these five ‘the entrepreneur’s journey’ (which is, by the … Read more

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 … 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

Only 24 hours in one day and so many health events..

As a professional in health and care you can attend many conferences, seminars and events. Is it still worth going there? How do you know if the event is really interesting for you? How will you get maximum information while being there? These questions probably come up when you open your mailbox and find one … 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

What is the health business ecosystem?

I googled ‘business ecosystem’ the other day and got over 56 million hits. Not so long ago, ecosystems were only mentioned in a biological sense: as a complex set of natural actors and sources. This has changed. Ecosystem seems to be thé buzzword for business people: trendy, hot, but also vague – even for people … Read more

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