Value for Health CoLAB is pleased to invite all for the online conference Healthcare in Post-Pandemic, which will occur on the 18th June, from 09:15 am to 06:15 pm.

National and international experts were challenged to debate concerning the question: Will value in health be the way after Covid19?

The event includes workshop sessions organized by VOH.CoLAB‘s team, with the participation of an expert panel in the areas of:

  • Health Literacy

          What is the value of an informed citizen?

  • Patient-centered journeys

          A starting point for value analysis?

  • Digital tools for measuring outcomes

          How to use digital tools to collect collaboratively outcomes information with patients? 

  • Cost analysis in VBHC

          Why, how, and when measuring costs for each patient to assess the costs of the whole system?

  • Data for artificial intelligence

          Are we leveraging the full potential of EHR?

Consult the complete program bellow and the invited speakers.

Don’t miss the opportunity! Register here.

Program and Speakers


09:15 – 09:25   Opening Session

          Professor João Sàágua | NOVA University of Lisbon

09:30 – 10:00   Effects of pandemic on healthcare, what was left behind – action to take

          Professor José Fragata | NOVA University of Lisbon

10:00 – 10:30   Value for Health XXI: where are we heading to?

          Sir Muir Gray | Oxford Centre for Triple Value Healthcare

10:30 – 11:00   Discussion: Will value in health be the way after Covid19?

          Professor Alexandre Abrantes | Escola Nacional Saúde Pública

          Dr. Alexandre Lourenço | APAH

Online Workshops

11:15 – 12:15    Health Literacy: What’s the value of an informed citizen?

          Cristina Vaz de Almeida | Professor and Researcher in the areas of Health Literacy and Communication in Health at ISPA. Coordinator and coauthor of several books of Health Literacy.

She is defined by curiosity and optimism about life.

          Ricardo Encarnação | Medical Specialist in Psychiatry of Childhood and Adolescence and Country Medical Director at Roche

Passionate about people, science and the search for better health outcomes for all those who need it. He dedicates himself to make science more understandable to citizen’s eyes, in a clear and plain language, but always rigorous and reliable.

          Rui Nogueira | GP at ARS Centro, former President of Associação Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar from 2015 to 2020

He will share the importance of Health Literacy in a medical appointment context. “If we don’t have empowered people, it is not worth much the knowledge and action we direct to them.”

          Sara Carvalho | Faculty Member of Higher Education and Researcher, one of the founders of MulherEndo

Integrates a pioneering project in Portugal of 16 patients with certified training in Endometriosis. Fights, mostly, so that any other woman goes through 5 different doctors and wait 8 years to obtain a diagnosis.

         Thursday Edral | Consultant, produces contents in the simplification agency CLARO

Loves reading, and dreams about a world where people also love reading, even if they are hospital letters or electricity bills. Works so that everyone understands what companies and the State write without any effort.


14:00 – 14:50   Patient-centered journeys: A starting point for value analysis?

          Catarina Delaunay | Researcher at CICS NOVA

          Edna Gonçalves | Coordinator of Rede Nacional dos Cuidados Paliativos, Hospital de São João

          João Raposo | Clinical Director at APDP

          Rui Mesquita | Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Consultant at AESE, Consultant and Professor in the area of Value-Based Healthcare

Has several years of profissional experience in medical affairs and marketing in Pharma multinationals. Graduated (Universidade de Lisboa) and Doctorate (KingsCollege London) in Medicina. Holds a MBA from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PADIS from AESE and Certification “Value Measurement of Healthcare” from Harvard Business School.

          Teresa Moreira | Executive Director at APELA

Graduated in Management of Social Organizations, she has a vast expertise in following and supporting ALS patients. For 11 years she was main caregiver of an ALS patient (husband).

15:00 – 15:50   Digital tools for measuring outcomes: How to use digital tools to collect collaboratively outcomes information with patients?

          Ana Rodrigues | Professor at NOVA Medical School

          António Reis Silva | Marketing Director at Vodafone

          Jaime Acosta Gómez | Community Pharmacy Section Executive Committee Member at International Pharmaceutical Federation – FIP

          Nuno Correia | Professor at FCT – NOVA

          Pedro Duque | R&D Services Senior Manager at PLUX

16:00 – 16:50   Cost analysis in VBHC: Why, how, and when measuring costs for each patient to assess the costs of the whole system?

          Ana Paula Beck da Silva Etges | Researcher at IATS-INCT, Professor at PUCRS – School of Technology and at UFRGS

Acts as consultant of VBHC and TDABC projects at Way2Value. Founding Member of TDABC in Healthcare Consortium. Holds a MSc. and a PhD in Production Engineering. Post Doctoral Researcher in Epidemiology at UFRGS.

          João Leal | Information Lead at CUF

          Joana Feijó | Business Development Director at HCP

          Luigi Siciliani | Director of MSc. in Health Economics at University of York

17:00 – 17:50   Data for Artificial Intelligence: Are we leveraging the full potential of EHR?

          Cátia Sousa Pinto | Medical Doctor, Public Health Specialist, Advanced Analytics and Intelligence Unit at SPMS

          Henning Müller | Full Professor and Head of the eHealth Unit at HES-SO Valais – University of Geneva, Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva

Holds a PhD in Computer Vision and has been working for the medical informatics service at the University Hospital of Geneva. He is a member of the Swiss National Research Council.

          Joana Gonçalves de Sá | Invite Associate Professor at LIP – IST

          William Hersh | Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Leader and innovator in biomedical informatics both in education and research. Director of OHSU’s Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program and Research Training Program in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science. Co-leads efforts to teach clinical informatics to other health professions students. Obtained a BSc in Biology (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana) and Doctor of Medicine (University of Illinois at Chicago).

          Yubin Kim | Director of Technology at UPMC Enterprises

18:00 – 18:15   Closing Session

          Ana Rita Londral | Value for Health CoLAB

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