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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Dr Rintje Agricola

Rintje Agricola is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Senior researcher. He completed is PhD on the development of the hip and studying risk factors for hip osteoarthritis in 2015 (cum laude). Besides his clinical residency to become an orthopaedic surgeon, he also started to build his own and independent research group. He is the initiator and chair of the Worldwide Collaborative initiative on OsteoArthritis prediCtion of the Hip (World COACH) consortium, a consortium consisting all prospective cohort studies on hip osteoarthritis worldwide. Within this consortium he will develop AI related computer vision techniques to automatically analyze hip radiographs and to create innovative personalized prediction models for hip osteoarthritis.

Clinically, he is one of the pioneers in the digital transformation of orthopaedic practice and prediction modeling for orthopaedic diseases. Together with others, he initiated the ‘AI taskforce’ within the Dutch Orthopaedic Society which aims at teaching, networking and bringing data together on Orthopaedic related research.

Master of Ceremonies


Learn more about Ana Toledo-Chávarri

Ana Toledo-Chávarri

Coordinator of the Patient Involvement Strategy, Spanish Network of Agencies for Assessing National Health System Technologies and Performance- RedETS

Ana Toledo-Chávarri

Advisory Board Members

Programme Committee Members

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2021 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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