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What is the Value of your Health?

“Show me My Heart" has its first results!

 
Through IoT devices and outcomes collection and reporting, we are piloting a follow-up system in the Cardiothoracic Surgery department at Hospital de Santa Marta.
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FRAILCARE.AI project has lifted off!

 
On the 4th December, the kick-off meeting of FRAILCARE.AI took place. In a partnership with the Public Telecare Service (SNS24), this project is funded by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia). We are developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods and co-working with clinical experts in Ageing to improve the efficiency of screening elderly with frailty and to trace the health pathways of senior citizens with frailty, in support for the upscale of the Senior Proximity program to a national level. To achieve these goals, we will enforce our team with a MSc. Student in Computer Science and a PhD student.
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Analysis of "High Users" data at the emergency service of Hospital Garcia de Orta

Our expertise in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is helping GRHU (Grupo de Resolução de High Users) to measure the value of healthcare integration by evaluating data collected from the emergency department’s “high users”, that is, citizens who score 10 or more emergency episodes per year.
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Our paper was accepted to be presented in the "Scale-IT-up" international workshop at  BIOSTEC 2020 

On the 26th February, Ana Rita Londral, our CEO, attended the workshop "Best Practices for Scaling-Up Digital Innovations in Healthcare - Scale-IT-up 2020" at BIOSTEC 2020, International Conference dedicated to Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies. 
This workshop was chaired by Dr. Hannes Schlieter, TU Dresden and Dr. Tobias Kowatsch, ETH Zurich & University of St. Gallen.
By exploring the topic of sustainable digital health innovations' diffusion and adoption, the initiative was a great opportunity to present our user-centered design methodology in the implementation of real-life pilots.

TDABC for Knee Osteoarthritis care cycle

By collaborating with two hospitals of our healthcare provider founding partner, José de Mello Saúde, we are performing a cost analysis comparative  study 
between two different Knee Osteoarthritis care delivery chains, following the guiding principle of 7-step time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC).

We were invited to present these results at ICHOM Conference 2020!

Join us at Palau de Congressos Barcelona Fira Montjuïc. Full schedule here.

Value Center - your knowledge base in Value in Health


In this page, we share research, tips and innovative ideas on how to improve Healthcare systems to empower citizens, patients and healthcare professionals to take the right decisions.
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1st Edition of Talks@CoLAB was a success!

Under the topic "Spatio-Temporal Analytics in the Big Data and Deep Learning Era", our invited speaker, Miguel Costa, Lead Data Scientist at Vodafone, explored the impact of human mobility inferred from mobile network data in areas such as natural disasters, transportation and public health, namely to predict the spread of epidemic diseases. 
Amongst the 19 attendees, there were Health researchers from NOVA Medical School and Fraunhofer Portugal.

We were at Vodafone Business Conference

Organized by Vodafone, our connectivity provider founding partner, the initiative was a great opportunity to discuss how 5G network can impact and revolutionize society in areas such as healthcare, industry and transport.

Salomé Azevedo, our Head of Digital Health, is a member of Health Parliament Portugal

Ethics, mental health and patient participation in decision-making are among the topics of the 2nd Edition of Health Parliament Portugal. Among 700 candidates, Salomé Azevedo has been accepted as one of the 60 parliament members! Until June 2020, she will debate health policies and feasible solutions for the Health system.

Meet our team!

From left to right:
  • Raquel Silva, our Head of Health Literacy, holds a PhD and a MSc. in Linguistics from NOVA FCSH (NOVA University of Lisbon);
  • Flávio Martins, our Head of Data Science, holds a PhD in Data Science and a MSc. in Computer Science from NOVA FCT (NOVA University of Lisbon); 
  • Salomé Azevedo, our Head of Digital Health, is a PhD Student in Engineering and Management at Instituto Superior Técnico and holds a MSc. in Biomedical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon);
  • Pedro Dias, our Software Engineer, holds a MSc. in Biomedical Engineering from NOVA FCT (NOVA University of Lisbon);
  • Ana Rita Londral, our CEO, studied Electrical and Computer Engineering in Instituto Superior Técnico and holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Faculty of Medicine (University of Lisbon);
  • Francisco von Hafe, our Economist, holds a MSc. in Economics from NOVA SBE (NOVA University of Lisbon); 
  • Carolina Ramos, our Technical Manager, holds a MSc. in Biomedical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon).

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