“Why We Need to Stop Improvising in Healthcare” – Presented by Eric Edelman, Maastricht UMC+, at HealthTech Event, December 08, 2016, at High Tech Campus Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Rising healthcare expenses are increasingly forcing hospitals and other medical institutions to provide more care using fewer resources. Fragmented and incidental cutting of costs has reached its limits, meaning we need to work smarter by standardizing and optimizing. What does this mean for medical professionals? Will they become assembly line workers, performing the same tasks over and over again? Or are we entering a new era which will empower anyone to contribute to improving healthcare?
About Eric Edelman
In 2012 I graduated as a Doctor of Medicine. Though gaining considerable clinical experience during my training, it was soon clear to me that my main interest is not in direct patient care, but in improving the process of health care.
About Maastricht UMC+
Maastricht University Medical Center+ is known both nationally and internationally for its focus on prevention and taking an integrated approach to health care: from prevention, promotion of good health, and basic care, to top-level clinical diagnostics and treatment. Maastricht UMC+ has 715 beds and approximately 7,000 employees and 4,000 students.