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van der Pijl, Bing (author)
Over the course of the 20th century, healthcare in general has seen many beneficial developments (e.g. medicine, procedures, hygiene etc.) However, when looking at assisted living facilities for mentally disabled people, a development towards an environment that largely resembles hospitals can be observed (den Duik 2015). Since the main purpose...
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Grünewald, David (author)
In situations of crisis, regular hospitals often do not longer suffice the high demand for medical care. In this case, temporary medical structures become indispensable. The Covid 19 pandemic brought to the fore architectural challenges such as the spatial reorganization of healthcare facilities for high occupancy levels, the issue of infection...
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van Benten, Ties (author)
Our hospitals will start to get larger and larger as the number of people on this earth will rise. Due to medical solutions our stays in these hospitals will get shorter as we can cure ourselves from diseases. But as we are getting older, we will spend more time in the hospital. The paradox of healing from diseases and becoming more and more...
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Schut, Lennart (author)
The current pandemic has drastically changed the primary care field. Suddenly, GP practices had to implement more digital or ‘care at a distance’ methods to keep interacting with patients. This was reflected by the strong increase in telephone consults and practices that used video calling for the first time. However, the sudden digital...
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Sabée, Merijn (author)
The extraordinary working conditions caused by the first wave of COVID-19 patients caused stress, anxiety and lack of sleep in frontline nurses. This negatively impacted their psychological well being which is important for providing optimal care and maintaining long-term employability (Schoonhoven & Trappenburg, 2020). There is a lack of...
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Strasser, Carla (author)
Healthcare is starting to change fundamentally. One of the disruptive technologies that can be seen as an enabler for this change is the technology of a Digital Twin (DT). A DT is widely adopted in the field of engineering for predictive maintenance and testing of parameters of physical objectives such as engines to increase the effectiveness...
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van Baren, Rutger (author)
Cybersecurity is important to hospitals and patients alike and is becoming more important as healthcare is experiencing more cybercrime over time. It is the result of complex interactions between actors and their environment during procurement, but research has not yet studied the combination of cybersecurity, healthcare and procurement together...
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Straathof, Robin (author)
Brachytherapy (BT) is an essential component in the treatment of cervical cancer as it allows for locally delivering a high dose to the tumour with minimal trauma to surrounding tissues and organs at risk (OARs). However, in advanced cervical cancer patients commercially available BT applicators are particularly ill-adapted and therefore result...
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Joosen, Max (author)
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a procedure that is used to determine the stage of disease of melanoma patients and determine further treatment. However, the morbidities accompanied with this procedure are not negligible (e.g., wound infection, lymphoedema and seroma). With the goal reduce the incidence of morbidities, this thesis...
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Schouten, Anneke (author)
When in 2008 the financial crisis set it in Europe, consequences for the healthcare systems were inevitable (Parmar, Stavropoulou, & Ioannidis, 2016). Health budgets were reduced, and since the beginning of the crisis, 1.5 million additional people in Europe have had an unmet need for healthcare (A. Reeves, McKee, & Stuckler, 2015). A...
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To, Seu Man (author)
The adoption of smart wearable devices has been on the rise over the past few years. These wearables are able to track the user's vital signs, making them valuable for use in the healthcare industry. Sharing this information with the user's healthcare provider has the potential to improve medical care by reducing medical misinformation....
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Xu, Chenye (author)
This project aims at designing a gait test station for children. The gait test station tests children’s walking in Child Brain Lab at Sophia Children’s hospital. The children in this project are at the age of 4-10 with different capacities.<br/>There are two scopes in this project, the service scope of the gait test and the experience scope of...
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Yalniz, Burcak (author)
Design in healthcare projects is complex because of the high number of stakeholders and the involvement of end-users in the design process. This causes collaboration issues and information asymmetry which are barriers in communication and information exchange. The purpose of this research is to gain insight into the design process in healthcare...
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Luck, Zoe (author)
<b>Noise in orthopedic operating theaters The medical staff working in orthopedic operating theaters are often exposed to significant noise generated by many simultaneous sound events (e.g. powered tools, alarms) that pose a risk to their health and well-being. This thesis focuses on their health behaviors associated with...
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Tsui, C. (author)
Currently, mental healthcare recognizes the benefits of optimal communication between patient and doctor in the treatment process. However, the protocols and therapeutic doctor-patient interactions are not yet designed to fully realize their potential, as patients who have different psychiatric symptoms often find it hard to clarify and...
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Sailer, Tim (author)
To satisfy the growing needs of customers for services many product-oriented companies in various industries have started switching their focus from products towards service offerings. To stay competitive, New Service Development became an important concern for many companies to achieve. Company Z, which is one of the largest product-oriented...
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Agba, Obinna (author)
Primary health care facilities are usually the first point of call for patients seeking medical help. However, mis-diagnosis at this stage of the clinical encounter is still quite prevalent. Mis-diagnosis can be potentially harmful to the patient and even when not the case, there is an increased financial cost of arriving at the correct...
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GU, Shengfeng (author)
<br/>Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to play a transformational role in health and wellbeing. Search (i.e. information retrieval) technologies already play a significant role in healthcare research and practice. Relevance feedback in Search is vital for system evaluation and improvements. However, in small user scale contexts, the...
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Surve, Madhura (author)
Even after many developments in project management tools and techniques, there is still a loophole in the traditional approaches, due to which it is no longer effective for managing projects in a dynamic environment. As a result, there is a rising urge amongst the practitioners to implement flexible approaches in large complex projects for its...
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Ekhtiar, T. (author)
This project focuses on designing a new EEG experience for children visiting the Child Brain Lab at the Sophia Children’s Hospital. The Child Brain Lab will be a new space to do pediatric research for different neurological and psychological disorders. In this space there will be stations where children will do different brain tests, and one...
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