Bastiaan Franssen


Born in 1987 in the Netherlands, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was merely 1 year old. Since then, I have been a user of the healthcare system for quite a while. I have been traveling a lot for work and study, where I got to know the differences in health care systems all over Europe.

As a diabetic patient you are confronted with many specialties in health care, and the emerging market of self-education is a field that currently is not addressed properly yet. That's why I am doing a research on the implementation of self-education courses via the internet for type 2 diabetic patients.

I am a computer engineer first, and at Karolinska medical university in Stockholm I learned to combine healthcare with technology. Now I am seeking for technology solutions to help patients be more aware of what is going on with their bodies. From diabetic patients, to asthmatic patients, solutions are to be developed for a lot of people out there.

Adaptive & Self-Organizing Systems Algorithms & Analysis of Algorithms Artificial Intelligence Bioinformatics Brain-Computer Interface Computational Science Computer Architecture Computer Education Computer Networks & Communications Data Mining & Machine Learning Data Science Diabetes & Endocrinology Drugs & Devices Embedded Computing Emergency & Critical Care Ethical Issues Evolutionary Studies Global Health Graphics Human-Computer Interaction Internal Medicine Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing Multimedia Network Science & Online Social Networks Operating Systems Programming Languages Robotics Science & Medical Education Security & Privacy Social Computing Software Engineering World Wide Web & Web Science

Work details

M.Sc Health Informatics

Karolinska Insitutet
Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

M.Sc Health Informatics

Karolinska Institutet
Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Stockholm Universitetet

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June 19, 2015 - Version: 2
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