We occasionally write about the new innovations we discover and the insights we come up with through our analytical and creative work. For daily digital health updates, we recommend connecting with our CEO, Koen Kas, on LinkedIn. Koen has also written pivotal books in the field, including most recently “Your Guide to Delight”.
How hospitals can prepare for tomorrow, today
Many hospitals today are building new sites or making substantial renovations. What strikes us is how their designs are often based almost entirely on a
What my sleep genes & Alzheimer risk teaches me about the state of genomics
Today is DNA day. Actually everyday should be DNA day. Slower than anticipated – and for good reason – the actual genome revolution, part of
It’s time to level up digital health apps
In my work I often try out health apps that are designed to ‘engage’, support or even treat patients in specific therapeutic domains. Now while
Welcoming pharma & life-sciences to the metaverse Mall
This week everybody has seen that post on The Mall. MetaVRse has been working on TheMall for seven years. Launch expected in the fourth quarter of
Citizen-centric data platform will put Flanders on the map as digital health frontrunner
To me, the health event of 2022 will be the launch of a citizen-centric data platform “We Are”.Soon, we will see the official launch of
Accelerating diagnosis through extreme patient delight
We’re often asked by pharma customers to explore how we could accelerate diagnosis and guide patients to the right treatment faster, especially in therapeutic domains
How to leapfrog healthcare to 2071
How far can we look ahead and create a (healthcare) vision in a European country? In a democracy where governments last 4 to 6 years.
Opening up the can of foodtechs
+10 food concepts for non-traditional healthcare companies The one sport I’ve practiced most throughout my life is running. And the last couple of years this
The tipping point for digital twins in healthcare
The tipping point for digital twins in healthcare Last month I presented for a wide audience of healthcare experts on the state of Digital therapeutics
On REAL real world data and the digital tools required to capture them
Real World Data & Digital Biomarkers In the summer of 2012 I experienced my first workation. In Piemonte, the north of Italy, in a city
6 ways blockchain principles can lead to true precision medicine (Part 2/2)
Blockchain for precision medicine The road towards precision medicine, developing medication as targeted as possible, is an extremely complex and lengthy process. We took a
Innovations in Prostate Cancer
By reviewing recent innovations in prostate cancer I hope to throw some light on what optimal prostate cancer care could and should like. Relevant for professionals, but also patients and their loved ones, so that you can raise your expectations and hopefully play your part in accelerating progress in the field.
Accelerating drug discovery from bed to benchside
Silicon Valley giant NVIDIA is teaming up with pharma company AstraZeneca and the University of Florida on new artificial intelligence research projects aimed at boosting
6 ways blockchain principles can lead to true precision medicine (Part 1/2)
The road towards precision medicine is an extremely complex and lengthy process. Patients would benefit from the pure personalised character of the drug. Apart from
How digital health tools fast forward immune mediated inflammatory disease management to 2030
While digital health investment rockets on in areas such as telehealth, online pharmacies, weight loss and diabetes, one broadly defined therapeutic area has thus far
A new breed of hospital – pharma collaborations, now and into the future
Hospitals and pharma companies have traditionally looked at themselves as transactional partners, but that relationship is changing dramatically. Hospitals have improved their leverage as partners,
What can AI do for your Hospital?
What can AI do for your hospital? A lot, that’s the answer in brief.
Delighting Patients in Day Surgery
Day Surgery is rapidly becoming the default pathway for elective surgery, but in the pursuit of hyper efficiency it is crucial that hospitals keep the patient journey central to the structuring of their operations.