The First Cohort

A BIG welcome to the health leaders of tomorrow. Meet our first ever cohort of the Health Innovation School!

You can check out some of the videos they recorded at the start of the school here or learn more about them in the profiles below!

Rebecca Abma-Schouten

Rebecca Abma-Schouten

Hartstichting
Caroline Baan

Caroline Baan

RIVM en Tilburg University
Janno Barlage

Janno Barlage

FysioHolland
Valentin Bejan

Valentin Bejan

Momentum Mental Care (GGZ)
Ralph Bouman

Ralph Bouman

Albert Schweitzer ziekenhuis

“The Health Innovation School not only inspired me with stunning talks and exceptional examples, but really gave me the insights and hands-on tools on ‘ how to do’ innovation!”

Atty Bruins

Atty Bruins

Ministerie van VWS
Carla Cornuit

Carla Cornuit

Inspectie voor Gezondheidszorg (IGZ)

"Health innovation is starting with asking the target group what they want to change."

Lilo Crasborn

Lilo Crasborn

Medisch Coordinerend Centrum Omnes

"'Elke dag een beetje beter' helpt ons niet meer om onze gezondheidszorg duurzaam te maken. Het moet echt anders! HIS is energiebom van verhalen, methoden, inzichten en maten om jouw bijdrage te kunnen leveren!"

Judith De Boer

Judith De Boer

Nederlandse Zorgautoriteit
Lianne de Groot

Lianne de Groot

STMR

"HIS is inspiring, let thinking You there is no box and raise the innovation-rebel inside You!"

Monique Dings

Monique Dings

Maxima Medisch Centrum

"HIS brengt je terug naar waar het om gaat: de patient. HIS brengt je verder met inzichten en 'Zin'. HIS steunt je in je eigen reis door lef en praktische tools."

Linda Dul-Kortlever

Linda Dul-Kortlever

Centrale Huisartsenposten Rijnmond & Hogeschool Rotterdam

"Een aaneenschakeling van ‘Aha-momenten’ overgoten met een flinke dosis inspiratie."

Geneviève Ector

Geneviève Ector

Radboudumc
Robert Greene

Robert Greene

HungerNdThirst Foundation
Jordi Hartemink

Jordi Hartemink

Menzis

“Feel the energy of innovation, feel the energy of others and get the energy to make the world better!”

Ineke Hazelzet

Ineke Hazelzet

Stichting IKONE

“Zorg en innovatie beginnen en eindigen voor, met en door de patiënt samen voor, met en door die ander... English: Health and innovation start and end for, with and by the patient together for, with and by the other one... ”

André Hermsen

André Hermsen

Sensire Medisch Service Center

"De rebel innoveert het beste samen met anderen!"

Linda Heutink

Linda Heutink

Siza

“Due to the Health Innovation School I no longer think of innovation but innovation is mine and present. The strength of joined creativity, joy and wisdom became very apparent through the HIS and in team 9. The HIS gave me a hugh boost to get in contact with my initial motives to deliver good care.”

Chalmer Hoynck Van Papendrecht

Chalmer Hoynck Van Papendrecht

Bernhoven

“Health innovation begins to answer the question: for whom did we start working in the health system, and gives us the tools to escape from the boundaries of the system and encounter our patients as human beings.”

Menno Jansen

Menno Jansen

CZ

“The Health Innovation school is a great example of “Practice what you Preach”; get the whole system in the room and together connect, inspire and co-create the “new normal” in the healthcare system!”

Marlieke Janssen ten Haaf

Marlieke Janssen ten Haaf

De Hart&Vaatgroep
Xenia Kuiper

Xenia Kuiper

Philadelphia Zorg

"The Health Innovation School made me realise what patient centered system innovation really is. It’s deleting all your own paradigm and shifting all your thoughts, feelings and empathies to the point of the patient. If you feel like you’ll never wish to be in their shoes, you are ready to bring solutions to the bone!"

Benjamin Livestro

Benjamin Livestro

Novo Nordisk
Margo Lutke Holzik-Graatsma

Margo Lutke Holzik-Graatsma

LUMC
Iris Manders

Iris Manders

Kentalis

"HIS: Connect with others who have the same passion for pushing up the bounderies of Healthcare. Learn, inspire and laugh"

Ferry Nagel

Ferry Nagel

Zorginstituut Nederland

"At the HIS we embrace uncertainty and welcome failure to implement the future today!"

Paul Offringa

Paul Offringa

De Friesland Zorgverzekeraar
Chris Peters

Chris Peters

Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis

"The Health Innovation School provides both the tools and the inspiration to shake up the health system!"

Michel Saleh

Michel Saleh

Marlies Sloover

Marlies Sloover

Ministerie van VWS

"Ik ben voor ons project op plekken geweest waar ik zonder de HIS nooit gekomen was en heb daar mensen ontmoet die ik anders nooit tegengekomen was. Heel waardevol."

Robbert Smet

Robbert Smet

Philips
Marieke Soree

Marieke Soree

RealHealth Sint Maartenskliniek

“Great programme: great insights, tools and network. Great energy to create THE mindset to innovate! If you want to learn what you can DO to innovate the healthcare system for patients; this is a must do!”

Christie Steenbakker

Christie Steenbakker

WVO Zorg

“The Health Innovation School makes the innovator-spark inside you ignite into an eternal flame! My biggest insight: Use the heart and the head to reach your goal in Health Innovation.”

Christian Vader

Christian Vader

St. Anna Zorggroep

"HIS challenges you to challenge the status quo!"

Karine van 't Land

Karine van 't Land

Stichting ZuidZorg

"Health innovation is about human strength and human dignity. We aim to promote the system, structures or technology to foster the strength and dignity of all involved."

Anja Van Deijk

Anja Van Deijk

Stichting Reinaerde en stichting Amerpoort
Marleen van den Berg

Marleen van den Berg

RVO

"What is your contribution to the transformation of the Dutch healthcare system? HIS will bring you the answer!"

Paola van den Noordt

Paola van den Noordt

RIBW Brabant

“De Health Innovation School geeft prachtige en inspirerende nieuwe inzichten, gemixte beschikbare expertises en praktische tools voor changemakers. It's not only an innovation , it's a movement!”

Rob van der Vloed

Rob van der Vloed

Lentis

“The whole healthcare system around the table; patients central, a wide range of inspiring experts and human centered design knowledge put into practice. Healthcare innovation innovated!”

Eveline van Eck

Eveline van Eck

GGD West-Brabant

"HIS: not only a school, it is a movement!"

Thijs van Exel

Thijs van Exel

Kennisland

“If you’re not satisfied with the pace and direction of innovation in health and care and feel that there’s no better way to change this than by learning and working on health innovation with the world’s best -- Then the Health Innovation School will be your place.”

Erik Jan van Lieshout

Erik Jan van Lieshout

University of Amsterdam Academic Medical Center

"The Dutch Health Innovation School innovates one of the best healthcare systems in the world by raising rebels and being truly human centered."

Frank van Noort

Frank van Noort

Abena Healthcare

"The Health Innovation School inspired me in my work to dig deeper into the real motives and needs of patients in order to come with strong innovations that truely fit these needs. The teamwork with the innovators of Team 9 was joyful and motivating and showed me what amazing things can be done by people with different backgrounds.”

Claudia van Opstal

Claudia van Opstal

Radboudumc

"Het is altijd tijd om te innoveren met in je HIS rugzak kennis, kunde en rebelsheid."

Chantal Van Spaendonck

Chantal Van Spaendonck

Stichting Care Innovation Center West-Brabant
Susan Vrijkotte

Susan Vrijkotte

Zorggroep Solis

“Also feeling a bit of a stranger? Welcome! At the HIS we call you a REBEL and quess what? Your not alone this time!”

Erwin Vroom

Erwin Vroom

Stimenz

"Nieuwe kennis en ervaring voor innovatietrajecten opgedaan, veel inspiratie, gelijkgestemden ontmoeten en super organisatie achter HIS"

Maaike Wijnhoud

Maaike Wijnhoud

Ministerie van VWS
Ernst-Jan Wind

Ernst-Jan Wind

St. Zuilen / Ondiep GEZond

“Just do it! It’s me! and it’s you! that can scale up innovation. The health innovation school motivates me not to wait but start a social movement, mobilise people and make innovation happen.”

Isar Wulffaert

Isar Wulffaert

Family Doctor

"A river needs water to flow, a tree needs sun to grow, so don't be a fool, every country needs a Health Innovation School!"