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Habets, Lucas (author)
This Master's thesis describes the redesign of the HeartEye portable Electrocardiogram (ECG) device to enable home use for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). The initiative aimed to transition the medical-grade 12-lead ECG from a clinical setting to a user-friendly, home-based application, maintaining the device’s diagnostic integrity...
master thesis 2024
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Verbunt, Sabine (author)
The reimbursement scheme in geriatric rehabilitation (GR) contains stepwise tariffs depending on both the length of stay and treatment intensity: after a pre-determined number of inpatient days or treatment hours, the total reimbursement jumps to a higher level and then stays constant until the next threshold is reached. These discontinuous...
master thesis 2024
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Prins, Tjeerd (author)
It can be imagined that, due to fast technological innovation in the field of healthcare, current Western medicine distanced itself from ancient knowledge and practices. The aim of this thesis was therefore to find out to what extent it is possible to still recognize influences of classical medical texts and architecture in contemporary hospital...
student report 2024
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Halleran, Anna (author)
At the edge of North America lies St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, one of the oldest cities on the continent (Newfoundland & Labrador, Most easterly point in north america, n.d.). In recent decades, this historic city has seen a prevalent trend of institutional architecture within St. John’s being abandoned or demolished with little...
student report 2024
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Ponsioen, Stijn (author)
In the dynamic realm of medical technology, innovation to improve the lives of those with chronic conditions like Parkinson's Disease (PD) is paramount. This graduation report represents the culmination of a project aiming to address prevalent symptoms in individuals with PD.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Client and Objective:</p...
master thesis 2024
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van der Wel, Iris (author)
Data-driven health research, specifically the development of AI models, is hampered by poor data availability and associated administrative burdens, caused complex and fragmented data protection regulation. To reap the benefits of using high quality health data, while safeguarding data protection of patients, the synthetic data generation is...
master thesis 2024
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van Kampen, Demi (author)
Digitalisation is becoming increasingly important in discharging the healthcare sector as our society ages, and long-term treatments of chronically ill patients are becoming necessary. However, adopting digital tools has not been smooth due to individual, organisational, and technical barriers. To overcome these barriers, a user-centred approach...
master thesis 2024
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Clercx Lao, Maria Sofia (author)
Healthcare is a major contributor to the negative effects on the environment, leading to adverse effects on the physical and mental health of people globally (IPCC, AR6). The Dutch healthcare sector alone is responsible for 7-8% of the national carbon footprint, 4,2% of total waste and 13% of raw material extraction (Steenmeijer et al. 2022). ...
master thesis 2024
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Kiewiet de Jonge, Josephine (author)
This graduation project consists of the journey of developing a context-specific training system for nurses to administer a paracervical block (PCB) using the medical Chloe Syringe Extension Device (SED). This six-month during project is being carried out on behalf of TU Delft and Chloe Company. The aim of the project is to enable nurses in sub...
master thesis 2024
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Kroon, Lisa (author)
Problem definition<br/><br/>The healthcare sector faces escalating pressure due to its current inefficient practices in digital information exchange. The Integral Care Agreement (IZA) from the Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport (VWS) and overarching healthcare organizations is focused on creating a future-proof healthcare system. The Wegiz,...
master thesis 2024
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Timmerman, Lars (author)
Cataract surgeries using phacoemulsification (phaco) are standard practice, accounting for the large majority of all cataract surgeries. Reliance on sterilization processes has significant environmental implications, giving its energy and resource intensive nature. <br/><br/>This thesis introduces a novel hybrid phaco handpiece design,...
master thesis 2024
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Ghasia, Zahra (author)
The use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has seen a breakthrough in clinical research for personalized treatments (Hamburg &amp; Collins, 2010.) Despite the potential advantages of vast EHR data available, constraints of privacy and legislation hinder its use (Rieke et al., 2020.) Health data exists in an interconnected healthcare system ...
master thesis 2024
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van Veen, Aïcha (author)
The aim of this research is to gain an understanding of the balance between guideline standardisation and professional autonomy. This includes its impact on the safety and quality of healthcare. These are crucial aspects of providing good care as they can contribute to an overall healthcare system that is effective, reliable, and patient...
master thesis 2024
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van Velzen, Monique (author), Boru, A. (author), Sarton, Elise (author), de Beaufort, Arnout Jan (author)
Educational challenge: Medical education must equip future professionals with the necessary skills to navigate the complex healthcare landscape. Clinical knowledge is essential, and critical and creative thinking skills are vital to meet the challenges of the system. Design thinking offers a structured approach that integrates creativity and...
journal article 2024
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Rodrigues de Oliveira, Nicollas (author), de Rezende dos Santos, Yago (author), Rocha Mendes, Ana Carolina (author), Nunes Nasseh Barbosa, Guilherme (author), Tuler de Oliveira, M. (author), Valle, Rafael (author), Scherly Varela Medeiros, Dianne (author), Mattos, Diogo Menezes Ferrazani (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the necessity for agile health services that enable reliable and secure information exchange, but achieving proper, private, and secure sharing of EMRs remains a challenge due to diverse data formats and fragmented records across multiple data silos, resulting in hindered coordination between healthcare...
review 2024
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Boxebeld, Sander (author), Geijsen, Tom (author), Tuit, Charlotte (author), Exel, Job van (author), Makady, Amr (author), Maes, Laurence (author), van Agthoven, Michel (author), Mouter, N. (author)
Objective: Increasing healthcare expenditures require governments to make difficult prioritization decisions. Considering public preferences can help raise citizens’ support. Previous research has predominantly elicited preferences for the allocation of public resources towards specific treatments or patient groups and principles for resource...
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Honkoop, Margot (author), Albayrak, A. (author), Balkenende, R. (author), Hunfeld, Nicole (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
This research project, part of the Green Intensive Care Unit (ICU) initiative at the Erasmus University Medical Center (EMC), is focused on reducing the environmental impact of syringes at the ICU by designing solutions based on circular economy principles. Based on a Material Flow Analysis of the EMC ICU, syringes and their packaging have been...
conference paper 2024
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Wang, T. (author), Qian, S. (author), Zhu, Haiou (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author), Giunti, Guido (author), Melles, M. (author)
Design is expanding its influence on shaping future healthcare. Ideally, designers apply human-centered design and human factors that introduce theory, principles, and methods to design to optimize people’s healthcare experiences in both digital and non-digital environments. To discuss and implement experience design in healthcare, consensus...
book chapter 2024
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Ville, Alicia (author), Hunfeld, Nicole (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), Sené, Baptiste (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
This project aims to reduce the environmental impact of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Erasmus Medical Center (EMC). Systemic design research was executed to map the current waste flow created by the ICU. Literature review, interviews and observations were performed to gather information about the healthcare protocols, hospital procurement...
conference paper 2024
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van de Voort, Iris (author), Grossmann, I. (author), Leistikow, Ian (author), Weenink, Jan Willem (author)
Background: Physicians have complex and demanding jobs that may negatively affect their sustainable employability (SE) and quality of care. Despite its societal and occupational relevance, empirical research on physicians’ SE is scarce. To further advance our understanding of physicians’ SE, this study explores how physicians perceive their...
journal article 2024
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