Who stands behind Webicina?
He is a medical blogger, a microblogger, a manager of medical projects in Wikipedia and an organizer of scientific events in Second Life. He launched the first university elective course in the world that focuses on web 2.0 and medicine for medical students. He has given over 300 presentations from the Yale, Stanford and Harvard University to the centre of the World Health Organization; and is a health 2.0 consultant for pharma and medical technology companies.
He was included in the Healthspottr Future Health 100 List and presented Webicina at the New York Stock Exchange in 2011 as a member of the Kairos Society.
He thinks medical professionals of the 21st century have to be ready to meet the expectations of e-patients and e-patients will change the way medicine is practiced and healthcare is delivered.
He is a member of Mensa International; and an External advisor at Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media.
His TEDxNijmegen talk about What if Dr House used Twitter.