Dr. Nick van Terheyden | Managing Director & Strategist, Incremental Healthcare

Dr Nick is an independent expert and leader in Digital Healthcare and Sustainable Innovation He brings a distinctive blend of medical practice and business strategy both national and international, to the realm of healthcare technology.

Dr Nick is not just an ordinary medical Doctor, but an innovator whose passion is driven by his career and training as a physician, helping others, transferring knowledge and working collaboratively at the intersection of healthcare, technology and human behavior.

Dr. Nick brings a distinctive blend of medical practitioner and business strategist, both national and international, to the realm of digital healthcare technology. A graduate of the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, he is a pioneering creator in the evolution of healthcare technology. After several years as a medical practitioner in London and Australia, he joined an international who’s who in healthcare, academia and business, in the development of the first electronic health record in the early 1990’s and later, as a business leader in one of the first speech recognition companies. His rare combination of patience, creativity, skill and intrinsic business ethics has led him to a diverse career in healthcare with some of the most prestigious hospitals, consulting firms, and technology companies.

Dr Nick focuses on small incremental improvements we can learn from other industries that can be applied in healthcare to bring immediate value but that also add up to the big leap in we need and are all looking for – evolution not revolution.

Dr Nick is a global native, who developed an extended world view from an early age and offers cultural intelligence and the capacity to function effectively across national, ethnic, and organizational philosophies. With an easy-going nature and the ability to talk in terms people can understand, that is supported by a depth and breadth of knowledge and the experience and intensity to match.