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Talk Sabine E. Wildevuur

Title: Improving the impact of new eHealth and telemedicine-applications: towards a resilient healthcare system

Invited speaker: Sabine E. Wildevuur



Sabine E. Wildevuur has a long experience in the field of medicine, e-health and ‘new’ technology such as applied games, ‘wearable’ technology and m-health. She is head of the Creative Care Lab at Waag Society, Institute of Art, Science and Technology (www.waag.org) in Amsterdam were innovative solutions are developed for health care purposes, with and for users. She is conducting research on ‘ICT-enabled person-centered care’ at the VU University in Amsterdam. As a resident at the Brocher Foundation (Hermance, CH) she is studying how eHealth can support the partnership between patients and health care professionals in chronic disease management. Wildevuur studied medicine and communication science at the University of Amsterdam and was – amongst others - Head of the Internet Unit of the United Nations Environment Programme in Kenya, she worked as medical journalist for the Royal Dutch Medical Association, was involved in the Quality of Health Care Information Online (Health on the Net Foundation), and worked at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences on Quality of Online Information. At the University of Oxford she researched the relationship between Medicine and the Internet. She co-authored Connect: Design for an Empathic Society (2013, BIS Publishers), a book on designing for an ageing society, and is the author of Invisible Vision: Could Science Learn from the Arts? (2009, BSL). In 2014 Wildevuur was curator of the exhibition Designing Health (2014) at the Designhuis in Eindhoven (NL) showing how technology, innovation and design have influenced health care throughout history and what they are capable of contributing to it now and in the future. 

Date: Tuesday 14th February 2017, 15h00 - 16h30

Location: Battelle building A, room 432-433 (3rd floor)

10 février 2017
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