We are a multidisciplinary center of expertise in the domain of Mobile Healthcare.

The Mobile Health Unit (MHU) is a structural collaboration between Hasselt University, Jessa Hospital and Hospital East-Limburg aiming at combining clinical expertise with academic knowledge.

As a multidisciplinary team of professional caregivers and researchers we focus on finding practical & evidence based solutions for mobile health problems.

MISSION

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VISION

"Improve Healthcare and Well Being through Research, Innovation, Education and Promotion of Mobile Health Technologies"
"Achieving High Quality and Sustainable Mobile Healthcare"

OUR SERVICES

Research

Multi-disciplinary, applied & fundamental, mHealth Research

Academic CRO for initiating & coordinating mHealth studies

Writing and applying for Grant Proposals

Data-analysis & Smart Algorithms

Report writing and Publications

Innovation

Open innovation & Co-creation

Prototype development lab for Hard- & Software

Technical Validation of new Technology

Offering a mHealth Research Platform

Problem-Solution fits for mHealth Applications

Business support

In-Hospital validation of new Technologies & Services

Living Labs Facilities - CareVille Limburg

Multi-center Clinical Trials

Support to apply for CE or FDA Approval

Networking and Visibility in our mHealth Community

MONITORING

CHRONIC DISEASES

MONITORING

PREGNANCY

REMOTE

REHABILITATION

MEDICAL

SMARTPHONE APPS

MONITORING

IMPLANTABLES

LATEST NEWS

MHU at “Genk Loopt” – 6th of May 2018

On the sixth of May the sixth edition of “Genk Loopt” was held. The run is a joint initiative of Ziekenhuis-Oost Limburg (ZOL) and the city of Genk to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. More than 2500 participants took part in this edition. The majority ran the track of five kilometers but around 500 […]

MHU’s First PhD student – 4 year journey

In October 2013 a collaboration between imec and MHU resulted in the joint PhD project of Christophe Smeets. He devoted 4 years of hard work investigating the role of remote monitoring in heart failure patients, specifically the role of bio-impedance in congestive heart failure. He focused his research on implantable devices (i.e. CIED), which can […]

Ectosense @VTM

We are proud to report the success of Ectosense with their NightOwl sleep apnea sensor. The sensor serves to detect sleep apnea by measuring the respiration rate and oxygen saturation of the patient. The NightOwl sensor is ultralight and small, which makes it highly accessible to be worn by patients. This cutting edge technology allows […]

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