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Name

Edgard Eeckman

Email address

edgard.eeckman@uzbrussel.be

Institution

University Hospital of Brussels / Free University of Brussels

Country

Belgium

Biography

Has been journalist, head of the communication department of the Belgian Red Cross, communication consultant for 15 years in different fields, sinds 25 head of the communication department and spokesperson of the University Hospital of Brussels, became Doctor in Media and Communication Studies in October 218 with a doctoral thesis on power in the patient-general practitioner relationship and the influence of Web health information on that power relationship

Languages

Dutch

Field of teaching/research

Communication studies

Explain where colleagues can find out more about you and your current projects

Go to https://www.patientempowerment.be

Research

Number of years you have worked in health communication research

8

Areas of work

Patient –provider relationship

Research methods

Mixed methods

Other areas of research interest/expertise

Power in the patient-provider relationship & patient empowerment

Teaching

Other areas of interest / expertise

Communication in and for healthcare organizations, including strategic communication, media and press relations, crisis communication, media training, internal communication – Patient empowerment

Practice

What type of setting do you work in

Hospital or healthcare system

Interests /expertise

Consumer engagement / empowerment

Other areas of interest/expertise

ommunication in and for healthcare organizations, including strategic communication, media and press relations, crisis communication, media training, internal communication – Patient empowerment

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