Jordi PIERA JIMENEZ
Jordi, BSc, MSc, PhD is dually trained in Computing Science Engineering (BSc) and in Business Management (BSc) by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Further to that, he also holds a MSc in Telemedicine and E-health delivered by the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and a PhD on the economic evaluation of digital health innovations under the Information and Knowledge Society doctoral programme also from UOC.
He started working at the service provision in an integrated care organization back in year 2000, first as an analyst and software developer inside the Information Technologies Department where he actively participated in the development and implementation of the Electronic Medical and Social Care Records and in a number of research and innovation projects.
In the academic field, Jordi is a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Udine (Italy), professor collaborator of the Faculty of Telecommunications, Informatics and Multimedia at the Open University of Catalonia and Co-director of the Executive Master’s in Digital Health at the University of Barcelona. His research interests are on integrated care delivery models and in the design, implementation, and evaluation of digital health solutions.
After many years at the service provision side, Jordi moved to the Catalan Health Service where he is currently leading the Digital Health Strategy Office and the development of a new Electronic Health Record which will be built around the paradigm of open platforms and standards.