During the 9th meeting the former chairman of the WAEH, Mr. Kees Sol, CFO of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital, has received the inaugural SOL Innovation Award for his contributions to the WAEH since it’s establishment. Mr. Sol has always had an eye on innovation. The focus of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital and especially from Mr. Sol is not just to learn from peers like general hospitals or eye hospitals, but also from other industries, like the traveling industry or the offshore industry. Each year the award will be given to one or more WAEH-members to support projects of cooperation between WAEH members focusing on improving developing new products and services that improve patient outcomes.
On the picture from left to right: Mr. John Pelly (CEO, Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK and treasurere of the WAEH), Ms. Charity Wai (COO, SNEC, Singapore and current Chair of the executive board of the WAEH), Mr. Kees Sol (CFO, Rotterdam Eye Hospital, The Netherlands and former-chairman of the WAEH), Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan (Minster for Environment and Water Resources and Minister In-Charge, Smart Nation Programme, Singapore, former Medical Director of the SNEC).
Webinar: Impact of BIG data on Eyecare?
14 October 2021 – Thursday Webinar: What is the Impact of BIG data on Eyecare? Hosted by The WAEH Time: 13.00 Central European TimeModerator: Maaike van Zuilen Presenters Aier Eye Hospital Group (China) – Professor Zheng Wang Chief Director of Aier Refractive Academic Committee Big Data Analysis Report on Myopia Surgery in China MarketOn May 23rd, Aier […]
Treatment for geographic atrophy (a major cause of vision loss in patients with ‘dry’ AMD) a step closer after artificial intelligence breakthrough by Moorfields/UCL
A team led by Dr Konstantinos Balaskas at Moorfields Eye Hospital Reading Centre has developed a fully automated, deep-learning model (algorithm) that can detect and quantify geographic atrophy using standard optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans. The algorithm will be hugely beneficial to clinicians providing care for patients with geographic atrophy (GA), who will need a […]
Friday 10th December 2021 Webinar | The wider impact on people’s lives following the Covid 19 pandemic
Hosted by The WAEH Moderator: Maaike van Zuilen, Global Lead, WAEH What is a Schwartz Round? Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together to discuss the emotional and social aspects of working in healthcare. The purpose of Rounds are to understand the challenges and rewards that are intrinsic […]
8 September 2021 During the annual meetings members have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange information and knowledge about all kinds of topics. Good examples of this include improving the efficiency in the service given to patients and continuous development of patient pathways. Since the establishment of the WAEH in 2007 in Rotterdam, the WAEH […]
The National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP) brings together teams across NHS England and NHS Improvement, NHSX and NHS Digital to support delivery of whole pathway improvement and transformation of eye care for patients. We aim to: Support the immediate, rapid recovery of eye care services Prevent unnecessary, irreversible sight loss and improve access […]