Category Archives: Healthcare

Food for thought: TEDxNijmegen, accelerating from age 0 – 110

A couple of weeks ago I attended TEDxNijmegen, which was a very inspirational day. I learned something from each and every one of the speakers, but here’s what struck me most: The power of numbers The talk of Amy Robinson … Continue reading

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A cure called Placebo

This week I came across a newspaper article about the potential of the placebo effect. The article quoted Josien Bensing, professor in clinical and health psychology of the University of Utrecht, who argues that instead of trying to eliminate the … Continue reading

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“There are a lot of ways to skin a cat” – also in health care

I recently read an interview with Nancy McKinstry, CEO of Wolters Kluwer and nr 77 on Forbes’ list of most powerful women in the world (1). She talked about two times in her life that made her who she is, … Continue reading

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TEDxNijmegen: “The race from 0-110”

In about two months time a TEDx event will be organised in my home town Nijmegen (8th of April)(1). My colleagues from Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre are heavily involved – RUNMC is one of the sponsors. This got me … Continue reading

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