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 fluent integration of new technology with the existing workflow and a seamless and secure exchange of medical data, with the intention to facilitate multidisciplinary collaboration and to allow the emergence of innovative solutions, leading to an optimal level of value-based health care.
Erik is a forward-looking physician, speaker and expert in the healthcare and imaging informatics arena, with a passion for synergizing medical professionalism, scientific insight and 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 impact of the society on an international level. He is currently AI-project leader at ETZ Hospital in Tilburg. 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.