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Is an ssociate professor of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain). He is currently director of the World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for eHealth at the same faculty.
Special Issue “E-health: Comprehensive Care Models Using ICT” at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/e_Care (link). This special issue focuses on how to address the challenges faced by current eHealth infrastructures and applications. The List of Topics may include (but is not limited to): - Understanding the role that the structure of healthcare organizations, tasks, personnel policies, incentives, and decision-making processes play in explaining how clinicians overcome challenges in the use of ICT. - Understanding the factors that explain the use of ICTs by healthcare professionals, and the range of interconnections between clinical practices and digital devices and forms of information, as well as the ways in which they are used in people's private lives. - Understanding the effect on the nature of the health care professionals-patient relationship. - What eHealth competencies do healthcare professionals need to provide a comprehensive care. - How e-health applications are used to support comprehensive care at the time of COVID-19. - Development and/or testing the implementation of eHealth solutions in different healthcare settings. - Exploring the needs/perceptions of professionals and/or patients about eHealth solutions to be implemented.