Fenna Heyning is director of Samenwerkende Topklinische opleidingsziekenhuizen (STZ). STZ-hospitals distinguish themselves by continuously choosing a leading position in patient-oriented scientific research, clinical care and education. They focus mainly on innovation, medical leadership and transition of healthcare. Her ambition is to translate the ideas of Value-Based Healthcare leader Michael Porter into concrete improvements in hospital care. Where she previously focused on helping patients as an internist hematologist, she now focuses on improving the system. Despite this, her passion for the patient has not changed. Healthcare improvements and quality of life are key areas for her. Empathy, compassion, patient security and clinical leadership are key words. Next to her job at STZ , Fenna is chairman of the “genees-kunst” foundation, that brings innovative and interactive art to patients in their hospital rooms.