Associate Professor Hans Meij is a senior healthcare expert with almost four decades of experience. Het worked in all fields of healthcare and is an expertt in developing strategy=ic protfolio’s for hospitals and other providers.
He just finished his three year term a the first Executive Director of the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health, (the research and translation network of the University of Melbourne and its research partners and teaching hospitals). He is a medical Anthropologist by training (1992 Fee University, Amsterdam, NL) and obtained his MBA in hospital management in 1996 and his PhD in Medical research in 2008 (Leiden University, NL), where he was appointed Associate Professor of Ageing in 2009. From 2010 – 2015 he was member of the Executive Board of Amphia Hospital, one of the largest hospitals in The Netherlands. He is an impassioned advocate for EMR’s and the use of the present digital opportunities to improve both patient’s health care and medical research.