Speaker Innovation for Health 2023

Leonard Witkamp | Director, KSYOS

Dr Leonard Witkamp is a former dermatologist and director KSYOS TeleMedical Centre, the first digital hospital in The Netherlands. He has been appointed by the Royal Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) as Professor in TeleMedicine at the Department of Medical Informatics of the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam.

He founded the KSYOS organisation in 2000. KSYOS Research develops TeleMedicine services that add to increase efficiency of the primary healthcare process. With the use of the Health Management Practice model, KSYOS investigates the efficiency increasing potential of this TeleMedicine services in cooperation with future users, thereby creating broad basic support. KSYOS TeleMedical Centre subsequently takes care of the implementation and operation of the TeleMedicine services in regular healthcare. KSYOS works together with a network of over 20.000 healthcare workers in TeleDiagnosis, TeleConsultation and TeleMonitoring. KSYOS yearly performs over 450.000 Teleconsultations.

His experience as research fellow in market research, as university teacher and researcher, as practicing dermatologist and as director of KSYOS has been an excellent base for his present function of Professor in Telemedicine. By teaching, doing research and promoting the use of Telemedicine in regular healthcare he helps Ksyos to reach its mission: maintaining accessibility of the healthcare system for the general population by efficiency increase.


We at Ksyos improve the world by starting with health. With all the help of modern technology. With 4,500 medical specialists and paramedics and 7,500 general practitioners, Ksyos is the largest health institution in the Netherlands. Together we see about 1,500 people a day. Close to home, without waiting time and for a fair price. Ksyos makes healthcare more fun, smarter, better, and more human. We are confident that everyone will benefit from the services we provide. If you are sick, but also if you are healthy and want to stay healthy. Together we keep our health and our children's health accessible and affordable.

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