Wendy works in the field of health informatics, with as main topics data science, personalized eHealth technologies, clinical decision supports systems, and the application of interoperability and machine learning to optimize the referral and treatment of patients in healthcare.
She was involved at RRD (www.rrd.nl) as researcher in the H2020 Back-UP project (http://backup-project.eu/), which aims to create a predictive model to support effective and efficient treatment of neck and lower back pain. She also led the Pioneers in HealthCare (PIHC) PReferral project on the optimization of existing care pathways and referrals of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain in 1st, 2nd and 3rd care based on artificial intelligence. Currently, she is involved in the RE-SAMPLE project that aims to develop AI-powered care for patients with COPD and other chronic illnesses (https://www.re-sample.eu/)
Wendy works 1 day a week at the University of Twente in the Biomedical Signals and System (BSS) group (https://www.utwente.nl/en/eemcs/bss) in the personalized eHealth team and 4 days a week as data scientist on machine learning projects at Univé (www.unive.nl), a cooperative nonprofit insurance company in the Netherlands.