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“10% remote consultation from now on”
Not only the doctors and staff at UZ Brussel, but also the patients discovered remote as a new channel. “Remote consultations can't replace everything," says CEO Marc Noppen, "although I do think that we'll continue to do about 10% of all consultations this way in the future, too.”
Connected patients become authors of their own health
Our healthcare system is behind the times, this is the diagnosis put forward by Professor Philippe Coucke of the Liège Teaching Hospital. To modernize it, there needs to be a tighter organization, more human guidance and a focus on new technologies.
How the virus turned health care on its head
The corona pandemic presented our hospitals with enormous challenges for weeks. What was the impact on our health care? And how are we going to organize this in the future? AZ Groeninge’s board members share their experiences.
Videoconferencing breaks isolation of nursing home residents
At the assisted-living center Huizeken van Nazareth, SpearIT installed videoconferencing as an alternative to family visits, which are no longer possible. Within 24 hours virtual visits were enabled for residents and family members.