Education, empowerment and participation in health

The eHealth Center includes education in health and digital skills, empowering people with respect to their health and participation in health and well-being. This area seeks to strengthen and empower health professionals and the general public with respect to disease prevention and also to foster healthy living habits, with the goal of playing a more active, participative role in issues related with individual and community health and well-being.

This area includes:

-Education on health and digital skills for health

-Empowerment in health

-Participation in health and wellbeing

Design and assessment of interventions in eHealth

The eHealth Center aims to identify the needs of both citizens and health professionals and to respond to these needs with the best apps, sensors and telemedicine interventions that generate the greatest social impact.

This area:

-Promoting eHealth interventions to manage real-world health problems

-Generation and analysis of theoretical models and evidence in order to develop, implement and evaluate eHealth interventions

Health data science

The eHealth Center fosters the use of data analysis in order to promote personalized health and well-being. To this end, it provides hands-on education about how to improve health by collecting and analysing available data, provides data science services and big data architectures to third parties, and develops data science services to generate evidence and validate models. Through its capacity for data processing, management and analysis, it is able to develop personalized, predictive, preventive and participative processes for the provision of health and wellbeing.

This area includes:

-Education and training on data science for health

-Provision of data science services and infrastructure to analyse health data

-Definition of models that enable personalized management and promotion of health

eHealth and equity

The eHealth Center contributes to identifying the causes of health inequality and fostering the reduction of such inequalities in order to guarantee everyone the same opportunities for enjoyment of their lives, irrespective of their economic and social status.

This area includes:

-Promoting equity in health through eHealth projects

-Analysing ICTs’ role in reducing social inequalities in health and well-being