Bye bye shortest month of the year!
That means it’s time for our monthly #BeHealth roundup to give you an overview of the top stories in the Belgian Digital Health space of the past month.
Ready? Let’s go!
- AZ Maria Middelares uses the Microsoft Hololens to inform patients for certain orthopedic surgeries as reported by Numerikare (NL/FR).
- As part of regular updates on the usage of the e-attest Numerikare reports that 45% of the Flemish GPs use it regularly whereas in Wallonia 18% uses it regularly. Read the update here in Dutch or French or this De Standaard article.
- Marc Noppen, CEO UZ Brussel, shares his view on the impact of robotics on medicine in a Knack article (NL).
- Epihunter – a Belgian startup making silent, difficult to notice absence epilepsy seizures visible – launched its free Companion app for users of the Epihunter solution.
- Startup My_SmartBottle launched its IndieGogo crowdfunding campaing. Check it out here.
- Health House got a visit from the King of Belgium who experienced in person how Belgian Digital Health companies are amongst the forerunners in healthcare innovation.
- Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Diabetes Liga and VITO launch a project to detect diabetic retinopathy through software as can be read here (NL/FR).
- Belgian Technology powerhouse Barco brings Demetra to the market, a mobile solution to improve the diagnosis of skin disease. Read the article from De Standaard or check out the Demetra product page here.
- According to the new IMEC Digimeter 22% of the Flemish own some kind of wearable and 36% of the Flemish feel comfortable with the use of AI for their health. Read the full report here.
- A new app was added to the mHealthBelgium platform: Syndo
- The Jules Bordet institute developed an interactive web tool to help patients with their decision to enroll for a clinical trial. Read the Numerikare report here in French.
- EOS magazine reports on the research of 2 research groups of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with an article on living healthier thanks to data (NL).
- Vrije Universiteit Brussel takes part of a European project that has the purpose to create an app to assist people with cancer and their caregivers. Numerikare reported about this in Dutch and French.
- The Belgian e-Health platform suffered from some instability in February as reported by Numerikare (NL/FR).
- The Université libre de Bruxelles is working on a project to detect autism through eye tracking. Read more about it here (NL/FR).
Did we miss something? Let us know!