Health~Holland Visitors Programme 

Increase your knowledge of the worldwide renowned Dutch health system and related solutions!

The Health~Holland Visitors Programme is a 3-day programme for decision-makers in international, national, regional and local healthcare. It aims to increases your knowledge of the worldwide renowned Dutch Health system and related smart solutions which increase quality, affordability and accessibility. The programme enables you to meet fellow professionals who share the same passion and face similar challenges in healthcare. Join the programme and compare policies and procedures, structures, solutions and opportunities for partnerships to foster improvement.

Why visit the Netherlands?

The Netherlands is home to a vibrant, concentrated Life Science & Health cluster of more than 3.000 healthcare companies and research organisations, all within a 200 kilometre radius. The Netherlands is considered to be the most concentrated region in the world when it comes to creating economic and social value to healthcare. It all started in the 16th and 17th century, when the Dutch invented the microscope and pioneered in microbiology. Nowadays, the Netherlands faces challenges, but through innovation it is able to deal with increasing health care costs.

Did you know that the Netherlands...

  • # 1 Euro Health Consumer Index of the Health Consumer Powerhouse (#1 for five consecutive years) 
  • # Global Access to Healthcare Index of The Economist Intelligence Unit
  • # Health Care System Performance Ranking of The Commonwealth Fund
  • # Global Innovation Index
  • # 4 Global Competitiveness Index of the WEF
  • # 4 Digital Economy & Society Index of the European Commission
  • # 6 World Happiness Report
  • # 7 IT Development Index of the United Nations ITU
  • Top 10 position in citations for research in biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology.
  • Top 10 position in international patent applications
  • Front-runner in eHealth according to HIMMS
  • World's highest ICT penetration in hospitals and clinics
  • Leading in eMental Health according to OECD
  • 5% of Dutch start-ups focus on medical or health

About the organisor

Task Force Health Care (TFHC) has been representing the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector since 1996. The public-private, not-for-profit platform consist of partners from industry, knowledge institutes, NGOs, healthcare providers and the government, all active in the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector. These partners provide innovative and sustainable solutions to global (and local) healthcare challenges and are active all over the world. In the last decade we visited and maintained relationships with more than 30 countries! Read more...