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WAEH Chair Talks – Episode 3

2024-06-20 13:22:57

WAEH Meet the Chair

With University Eye Clinic Maastricht (The Netherlands).

Prof. Dr. Carroll Webers, Head & Chairman at the University Eye Clinic – part of the Maastricht University Medical Center from Maastricht, The Netherlands and Frank Biggelaar (University Eye Clinic Maastricht) met with Anders Boman (WAEH Chair and CEO St. Erik Eyehospital), Wim Oosterom (WAEH Advisor to the board) and Maaike van Zuilen (Global lead of the WAEH) to present and tell us all about their eyeclinic, scientific research and use of advanced technologies to provide excellent eye care to their patients.

Carroll Webers is a Glaucoma specialist at the Maastricht University Medical Center. He also is Chairman of the Medical Board. The University Eye Clinic Maastricht became a full member of the WAEH on March 19 this year.

Prof. Dr. Carroll Webers

Maastricht University Medical Centre+ is a partnership between Maastricht University Hospital and Maastricht University’s Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences.

University Eye Clinic Maastricht: clinical excellence

The University Eye Clinic Maastricht functions as an academic centre. It serves four functions: care, education, research and innovative organization.

A waiting room in The University Eye Clinic
Excellent partners in Eye care in India

The University Eye Clinic Maastricht collaborates with two partner eye hospitals in India. Namely,
the Narayana Nethralaya in Bangalore and the Aravind Eye Care System in Madurai, Chennai. The focus of the collaboration is research, education and e-health.

Why join the WAEH?

According to Webers, there are several reasons why it can be beneficial for your eye hospital to join the WAEH. Firstly, you get the opportunity to learn from best practices. Secondly eye hospitals from around the world exchange staff and knowledge. Furthermore, your eye hospital can participate in projects or team up for the major challenges and collaborate. Lastly, the possibility to discuss future business models in eyecare.

Interested to hear more about this member? During the webinar “Education in Eye Hospitals” on Thursday May 20 2021, Prof.Dr. Carroll Webers – University Eye Clinic Maastricht will give a new member introduction. Register now via this link!

Meet with our New Chair, Anders Boman!

What is the story of your Eye Care Institute? We would love to hear it!We would like to invite all of our WAEH members to a one-on-one meeting with our new chair Anders Boman, CEO St. Erik Eye Hospital. Register for the WAEH Chair Talks via sending an e-mail to Maaike van Zuilen at maaike.vanzuilen@waeh.org.

Date: 26 April 2021

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