CINTESIS – Center for Health Technology and Services Research is present at the Portugal eHealth Summit, which takes place from March 19 to 22, in Lisbon, at the Altice Arena – Tejo Room and at the PT Meeting Center, organized by the Serviços Partilhados of the Portugues eMinistry of Health (SPMS).
In this third edition of the largest technology and health summit in Portugal, CINTESIS will be presenting the various projects under development in the Unit, namely from the Thematic Line 3 – Health Data and Decision Sciences & Information Technology.
The defined areas of work include, for example, the development of new diagnosis tests and the improvement of patient monitoring and control of the treatment of a range of pathologies, thus contributing to improved health care delivery and to the well-being of the population.
There will also be two CINTESIS spin-offs, Healthy Systems and VirtualCare. The two companies, which have the “spin-off U.Porto” seal awarded by the U.Porto Innovation, develop their activity in fields such as safety, interoperability, electronic clinical records and innovative clinical applications for use in the national system; and have both received several awards since their inception.
Cintesis will also be represented at the 24th International Conference of the ISfTeH – International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth, which has been integrated in the Portugal eHealth Summit. The goal is to encourage the sharing of knowledge, information and experiences in telemedicine and eHealth.
On March 20, José Silva Cardoso, leader of the research group CardioCare – Cardiovascular Science of Cintesis will present the conference “Non-Invasive Home Telemonitoring with Heart Failure Patients: A Pilot Experience with Portuguese Outpatients”.
Apart from being a research at Cintesis, José Silva Cardoso is Head of the Cardiology Department of the University Hospital Center of São João, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) and leader of the project Symbiotic technology for societal efficiency gains – Deus Ex Machina (DeM), financed by almost 3 million euros by the Norte 2020.
CINTESIS will also be represented by the researcher Elizabete Loureiro in the session entitled “Communication in Health: Notions and Strategies in the Dissemination of Information”, scheduled for March 21, starting at 2:30 p.m.
The third edition of the Portugal eHealth Summit will have more than 220 speakers from areas such as Public Health, Robotics, Telehealth, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Digital Marketing, Artificial Intelligence and eProcurement, among other topics.