Javier Quiles del Río has a background in Physical Sciences, MSc in medical imaging by the University of Santiago de Compostela (1996). He also holds a degree on “ICT Innovation Management in Public Organizations” awarded by the Spanish National Institute of Public Administration.
Since 2010 Javier is Head of IT Project Management Service at Galician Healthcare Service (SERGAS), the Government Agency for Healthcare which provides healthcare services to more than 2,700,000 citizens in Galicia. He works in the development of Electronic Health Record and ePrescription systems – IANUS -, currently deployed in 14 hospitals and more than 490Primary Care Centres in Galicia.
Javier is at present Program Manager of two strategic innovation programs at Galician Health Service: “Hospital 2050” and “Innova Saúde”. The two projects will develop until 2015, with a total funding of €90 M, including €72 M ERDF funding. He aligns this task with the position of Head of IT Project Management Service.
He is also involved in EU network on EIP-AHA initiatives and participates in several EU CIP ICT-PSP projects in eHealth related topics, like United4Health or MasterMind.