Patients and the digital world: a joint effort is needed

Internet has completely transformed the patient experience. Being a patient in 2018 is completely different from what it was twenty years ago. In the developed world, most people are connected to the internet and use it on a daily basis to search for information -including health information-. Thanks to the internet we have the possibility …

Why the HIMSS Europe and Health 2.0 Conference is going to be unmatchable

As you might know, I collaborate with HIMSS Europe in Communications. HIMSS is an international non-profit that works for the digitisation of healthcare. They organise great events that gather stakeholders from the whole healthcare ecosystem, including IT professionals, physicians, and nurses, managers, and consultants. Their next big event will take place in Sitges (Barcelona) next May …

How Barcelona’s Health Becomes Digital

I published this article in Barcinno, an online publication focused on startups in Barcelona. Barcelona and Catalonia are renowned for its powerful life sciences research and the quality of the healthcare system. The country has produced world-leading scientists in the fields of cancer, HIV and other diseases. A powerful research network encouraged and supported by …

Why Estonia is a good place for eHealth

When Estonia became an independent state in Europe in 1991 no one would have thought that in just over a quarter of a century would be known as the “European Silicon Valley”. The Baltic State has developed a sophisticated society in which citizens have digital access to all public services including Health, Education, Legal and …