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May 17: ahti Connect – ‘Virtual wards: How to make this a reality soon?’

May 17: ahti Connect – ‘Virtual wards: How to make this a reality soon?’
May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 17, from 15:30 – 18:00 is the eighth ahti Connect at the Amsterdam Health & Technology Center (AHTC). Theme of this edition is: ‘Virtual wards: How to make this a reality soon?’

Program
15:30 – 16:00 Entry (Coffee, tea etc.)
16:00 – 16:05 Introduction (ahti)
16:05 – 16:25 Elie Rusthoven (Cordaan)
16:25 – 16:45 Patrick Blanshard (Sensory Technologies)
16:45 – 17:00 Questions & Discussion
17:00 – 18:00 Networking (Drinks & Snacks)

Speakers
* Elie Rusthoven, Project Leader eHealth & Innovation at Cordaan
* Patrick Blanshard, CEO at Sensory Technologies

What is it about?
Hospital stays are getting shorter all the time and complex patients are taken care of in their own homes more and more. The line between hospital and community care is blurring. This means that scarce and specialized knowledge needs to be available in many locations. Virtual wards are a way to connect home care to highly specialized knowledge through advanced technologies and processes. By using remote monitoring, telehealth, advanced algorithms and other technologies it becomes possible to deliver the right care, at the right time, at the right place, at the right price. Cold technology for warm care!

Elie Rusthoven will talk about the virtual ward concept where one platform for remote care can help the population of Amsterdam and how eHealth can solve the shortage of health staff.

Patrick Blanshard will discuss eShift and what it can mean as innovative solution for virtual wards for chronically ill and palliative patients.

Cordaan
Cordaan provides care and assistance on a small scale in and around various locations, and in the community, at home or ‘just like home’ wherever possible. In its capacity as one of the largest care organizations in Amsterdam, Cordaan aspires to lead the way in developing long-term care in the country’s capital.

Sensory Technologies
Sensory Technologies wants to transform patient care. This company empowers people with collaborative, transparent and accountable healthcare systems through innovative technology that is accessible and usable by all, wherever they are, for a positive impact on society.

Why ahti Connect?
Ahti Connect brings the worlds of technology and care closer together. We give thought to how things can be done smarter and better. Every month with a different theme and different speakers from science, care institutions, government and business.

Join us!
Admission is free, you can register via Eventbrite. Please note: this event is partly in Dutch and partly in English. There is limited space available, so register now!

Save the date!
The next ahti Connect will be in September after a summer break. However, we will participate in WeMakeThe.City, which is a five-day international festival on urban challenges in June. To stay up-to-date, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or check our website.

Venue
Amsterdam health & technology center
Paasheuvelweg 25, Tower C4
Amsterdam,1105BPNetherlands
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