Win three to seven years in good health

Article Gaining three to seven years in good health Personalised care can greatly improve diagnostics and treatments, reducing the burden of disease by 15 to 30%. Dutch citizens can gain three to seven years in good health, which is currently lost to illness or premature death. The Dutch healthcare system is on the move. From one and the same [...]

Getting the engine going

Column Judith van Schaik Getting the engine going It seems logical that everyone should get the treatment that suits them best Thanks to recent technological developments (in particular Big Data and AI, artificial intelligence), we can increasingly understand the underlying causes of illness and tailor treatments to the needs of the individual, [...].

Future-proofing healthcare together

Article Making healthcare future-proof together We are sitting in the living room of three-time Paralympic snowboard champion Bibian Mentel in Loosdrecht and talk about the importance of personalised healthcare in the Netherlands. This conversation took place in 2019. Bibian Mentel passed away on 29 March 2021. Together with Judith van Schaik, PHC Business Development Lead Roche Netherlands, and [...]

Elephant in the china cabinet

Column Paul Iske The elephant must be in the china cabinet Do you know the story of the elephant that is touched by six blindfolded people? The question is: what is this? Answers come, ranging from 'a tree' (the one who feels the paw), 'a wall', 'a snake', etc. No one has any idea what they are dealing with [...].