Research Themes Healthcare improvement science Online asthma care for children as a substitution for routine care

The virtual asthma clinic for children (VAC), also known as ‘Luchtbrug’, is a web-based portal to monitor asthmatic children online. It consists of an information module to enhance knowledge about asthma and a secure and private module in which the child can log in to consult (or download) an individual treatment plan and communicate with the asthma management team. The VAC was awarded several times: Nomination ‘Zinnige Zorg Award’ VGZ 2017, Value Based Healthcare Cost-effectiveness Prize 2017, Nomination ‘Value Based Healthcare Price 2015, Achmea Quality Award 2015, best practices in healthcare.