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6 months

Virtual Coffee with Jarno Duursma: Impact of COVID-19 on the Digitization of Healthcare

I had a great virtual coffee with Jarno Duursma : futurist, author and speaker, who wanted to interview me for his podcast.

6 months

Epic Pandemic Mismanagement: How, and… Why?

The United States of America could teach a master class on how NOT to manage a viral pandemic. 

7 months

Saturated Fat, Diets, and Diatribe: Nutrition Science Meets “Whac-a-Mole”

I hope, my fellow Americans, that in spite of it all, you have a good holiday weekend. 

7 months

These 5 ‘Major Shifts’ Will Shape the New Health(care) Landscape

Numerous perspectives on the future of Dutch healthcare have already been published, focusing on topics such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Health(care), digital transformation, data interoperability and ’the right care in the right place’.

7 months

Of COVID, Testing, Case Counts, and Waves

My colleagues, Maria Chikina and Wes Pegden, were entirely correct in their predictions of what happens when you flatten the epidemic curve without clear plans for a “phase 2” to follow. 

7 months

The Science of Why You Shouldn’t Work from Your Bed

If you can recognise yourself in any of the following questions, then you need to stop and think things through:

7 months

Please Doc, Can You Help Me Get Home?

The folds under his fiftyish-year-old eyes welled with tears, “Please, doc, help me get home . . . I miss my family and friends so much.”