Prof. Dr. Erik Ranschaert
An unstoppable digital revolution is taking place, causing a significant change in healthcare and medical imaging. Erik’s vision is to promote a seamless integration of innovative A.I. - based solutions with clinical practice, with the idea of establishing a more value-based healthcare model. He wants to promote the secure exchange of medical data, with the intention to facilitate the development of intelligent solutions in a multidisciplinary environment, by combining engineering skills with medical and epidemiological expertise.
Erik is a forward-looking physician, speaker and expert in the healthcare and imaging informatics arena, able to combine his medical professionalism and scientific insight with an entrepreneurial drive. He is experienced in developing, leading, and advising high-level organizations and teams in business development, market penetration and value improvement, with a focus on applications of imaging informatics and advanced technologies, including digital networking and implementation of A.I. - based applications.
He was one of the pioneers in the field of teleradiology in Europe. Based upon his wide experience and knowledge of the healthcare market, he advises several start-ups and other companies on business strategy, market focus and clinical relevance. In his role as Chairman of the ESR e-Health and Informatics Subcommittee he contributed to the publication of the ESR white paper on teleradiology, and gained in-depth expertise in structured reporting for radiology. In his rol as President of the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics (EuSoMII) he succeeded in strengthening the role and influence of the society on an international level. He is Digital Doctor at ETZ Hospital in Tilburg, responsible for developing a hospital-wide A.I. infrastructure. He co-edited and co-authored, and the first book about A.I. for Medical Imaging and recently published many scientific papers in the field of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging.
Areas of expertise include
Executive leadership in healthcare
Quality management in healthcare
Teleradiology applications and management
A.I. applications for radiology
Strategy development for start-ups and established companies
Provision of second opinions for patients
Erik is a sought-after radiology innovation speaker. He lectured as invited speaker at more than 50 national and international healthcare conferences and meetings throughout Europe, in the US and Middle-East, on topics ranging from medical imaging and teleradiology to social media in radiology and A.I. in medical imaging.