LSH010 interview.

MIGUIDE: AN APP AS RECIPE FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

LSH010 interview

Get an app prescribed by the doctor instead of medication. That may soon be the most normal thing in the world for patients with type 2 diabetes. MiGuide will help them get working on their lifestyle and gain more control over their own health. ‘Sustainable lifestyle changes can be achieved with small steps.’

WISBITS: SMALL CHUNKS OF (HEALTHCARE) KNOWLEDGE SECURED AND SHARED VIA AN APP

Every organisation has a wealth of experience at its disposal. But is that knowledge being effectively used? Nicole van ’t Wout doesn’t think so. She developed the Wisbits app, which can offer a solution for the healthcare industry. ‘The practical knowledge is often found at the patient’s bedside. You have to recognise and use that.’

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CITYLAB010 IN THE SPOTLIGHT (II): 010NURSE EMPOWERS ROTTERDAM NURSES

The Municipality of Rotterdam supports Rotterdam initiators with a progressive plan for the city with CityLab010. A total of 49 initiatives together received 3 million euros in 2021. We would like to put the spotlight on the three Life Sciences & Health initiatives. In part 2: 010Nurse, an idea first created by Nicole van ’t Wout, founder and director of the blendIN solutions company. This initiative received a 75,000 euro grant.

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IC ERASMUS MC ACCELERATED TOWARDS DATA-DRIVEN CARE BY THE CORONA CRISIS

The corona crisis resulted in new insights on all kinds of fronts. Erasmus MC’s intensive care unit experienced that real-time data is essential for fast learning. And that this data could potentially save lives. That’s why the innovative hospital is now focussing on data-driven healthcare even more. ‘We can use data to provide better quality care with fewer staff and organise this care more efficiently,’ according to internist-intensivist Michel van Genderen.

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CITYLAB010 IN THE SPOTLIGHT (I): KINDERCOPOLI, UNIQUE COMBINATION CONSULTATION FOR SICK CHILDREN

The Municipality of Rotterdam supports Rotterdam initiators with a progressive plan for the city with CityLab010. A total of 49 initiatives together received 3 million euros in 2021. We would like to put the spotlight on the three Life Sciences & Health initiatives. In part 1: KinderCoPoli, an idea created by ​​the Rotterdam paediatrician Lindsay Silva. This initiative received a 25,000 euro grant.  

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NICEDAY: TECHNOLOGY MAKES MENTAL HEALTHCARE MORE PERSONAL AND MORE EFFECTIVE

The mental healthcare waiting lists are getting longer, while the number of people with mental health problems is increasing. NiceDay offers a concept for personal (online) treatment. ‘Continuous contact between the therapist and client, that’s NiceDay’s strength.’

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MEDICAL DELTA BRINGS TOGETHER SOUTH HOLLAND STAKEHOLDERS IN CARE INNOVATION

Medical Delta wants to realise sustainable healthcare with technological solutions. The organisation is a collaboration of stakeholders from South Holland who are at the interface of health and technology. ‘We have a truly unique knowledge potential in South Holland with three renowned universities, two university medical centres, four universities of applied sciences, governments, companies and healthcare institutions. But we can definitely connect that even more effectively,’ according to the new managing director David de Glint.

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Rotterdams Quantib kan wereld veroveren na overname door Radnet

Erasmus MC ‘spin-out’ Quantib ontwikkelt geavanceerde software om beeldmateriaal als MRI-scans van de hersenen en prostaat snel en objectief te analyseren. Tien jaar na de oprichting is het Rotterdamse bedrijf overgenomen door Radnet, Amerika’s grootste leverancier van poliklinische radiologische beeldvorming. Hierdoor kan Quantib de gewenste wereldwijde impact maken. Wij spraken oprichter en Erasmus MC hoogleraar biomedische beeldanalyse Wiro Niessen.

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BETTER TREATMENT FOR PANCREATIC CANCER PATIENTS THANKS TO UNIQUE DNA ANALYSIS

Medical science and industry are joining forces to improve the treatment of pancreatic cancer patients. Omnigen and Prof. Dr. Casper van Eijck have developed a unique DNA sequencing method, which can be used to predict whether the tough standard FOLFIRINOX treatment will work. That’s currently certainly by no means always the case. ‘And even if FOLFIRINOX does work, the majority of people end up being hospitalised because of the severe side effects.’

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THE ROTTERDAM PEX LIFE PROVIDES CHATBOT COMMUNICATION FOR THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

How can you make patient communication better, simpler, more digital and cheaper? Arjen Huizinga feels this is a question too few healthcare institutions ask themselves. He has used his Rotterdam company PEX life to prove it’s possible at the Amsterdam UMC. Now he’s hoping to convince Rotterdam healthcare institutions of the same thing too.

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