Prof. MARTINS Henrique, MD, MPhil, PhD. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal. Adjunct for Health IT to the Portuguese Heath Secretary of State, Ministry of Health. Health Executive education Coordinator at the Catholic Lisbon Business School. Internist Physician, Fernando Fonseca Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal.
He obtained his PhD degree from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge with a thesis on “The use of Mobile ICT in clinical Settings”. He holds a Master in Management from the University of Cambridge and a Masters in HIV/AIDS from the University of Barcelona. He has several publications in the area of Mobile computing in healthcare and many conference presentations/keynotes in the area of eHealth. He currently is President of the Board of SPMS.EPE the Shared Services and eHealth/IT authority of the Ministry of Health, after having served as Adjunct for Health IT to the Health Secretary of State in Portugal. He was responsible for setting up the Health Information Sharing Platform for Electronic Health Records. He is the representative for Portugal at the European eHealth Network, National EpSOS project Coordinator and coordinator for the new EXPAND proposal to the EC. He has worked as CMIO – Chief Medical Information Officer at Hospital Fernando Fonseca for 5 years. He started and coordinated for 3 years the Center for Investigation and Creativity in Informatics, where he supervises projects in robotics, mobile computing and database exploration and intelligent systems. He teaches health management, leadership and medical informatics in Portugal and abroad both at top management schools as well as medical and other health professionals’ schools. He is currently Expand Project coordinator, and Portuguese official representative at the eHealth Network.