Lucien Engelen is a strategist and innovator in health(care) who is working to put patients into the healthcare team.

Why you should listen

Lucien Engelen was the first Dutch Health 2.0 Ambassador, a position he used to inspire many to step into the world of participatory healthcare. He believes that new technologies, and the revolution in communication modes that is accompanying them, will have an enormous impact on the fantastic challenges posed by the current state of health care around the world.

Engelen was the founder of REshape, a program of Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre dedicated to creating the decade of the self-empowered patient. He is also a faculty member at the Singularity University in Silicon Valley and is an Edge Fellow at the Deloitte Center for the Edge where he acts as the Global Strategist Digital Health.

Lucien Engelen’s TED talk