Organisation ikHerstel

ikHerstel consists of a team of cross functional (healthcare) professionals that share the ambition to make healthcare better and more efficient.


  • Breght Boschker (CEO/CCO)
  • Tim Thurlings (CTO/COO)


  • Steven Wientjes (Data Analyst)
  • Vera van Melis (Data Analyst)



  • Judith Huirne – (Professor Gynaecology Amsterdam UMC)
  • Han Anema – (Professor Social Medicine Amaterdam UMC)


  • Jeroen de Wilde


Medical/ Scientific:

  • Amsterdam UMC

Financial & Strategic

  • IXA – Innovation Exchange Amsterdam
  • Innovatie Fonds NoordHolland
  • CbusineZ
  • Healthy.Capital

Awards & Nominations

Since end 2023 ikHerstel has been added to the ZE&GG Implementation agenda

Zorgevaluatie en Gepast Gebruik (ZE&GG) is a joint initiative of all stakeholders that have participated in the hoofdlijnenakkoord (HLA): medical professions, care providers/hospitals, healthcare insurance companies, patient associations and government. ZonMw is a strategic partner of the ZE&GG program.

Winner of the Regional Health Innovation Award 2020

On January 28 ikHerstel was awarded the Regional Health Innovation Award 2020 by a professional jury. According to the jury, the proven effectiveness, the scientific validation, the social relevance and the scalability of this eHealth application were the reasons to select ikHerstel as winner of this prestigious award.

Nomination VGZ Zinnige Zorg Award 2020

Healthcare Insurance VGZ has nominated ikHerstel for the Zinnige Zorg Award 2020. Annually a small number of Good Practice initiatives in the Healthcare sector are selected to compete for the prestigious Zinnige Zorg Award. Good Practice initiatives are initiatives that contribute to better healthcare for patients and have the potential to have a favourable impact on the cost and accessibility of healthcare.

Nomination Value Based Healthcare Prize 2019

In April 2019 ikHerstel was nominated for the Value Based Healthcare Prize 2019. An international jury commended ikHerstel for the practical implementation of the basic principles of Value Based Healthcare, with scientifically validated results, looking at the total care path and delivering patient value while at the same time saving operational costs.