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 […]

Kristof Cloetens@Sancole Airshow – pilot monitoring by MHU

During the 40th International Sanicole Airshow MHU tested a proof-of-concept for real-time pilot monitoring. As described in an earlier post, MHU provided a smartwatch and smartphone to pilots, which monitored the heart rate, speed, location, height and G force of the pilots during their flights and tricks. In cooperation with the Faculty of Industrial Sciences, […]

Sanicole Airshow and Live a Life support LCRP – MHU research

All hard work is rewarded! The organizations Live a Life and Sanicole Airshow have encouraged scientific research. They donated a total amount of €13.825 to further support clinical-scientific research done by LCRP (Limburg Clinical Research Program). The LCRP research cluster will further invest this donation to oncology research and the Mobile Health Unit. We are […]