An article from i2TIC researchers: ‘The integration of Information and Communication Technology’ into International Journal of Medical Informatics (June 2010)

The objective was to identify doctors’ utilization of ICT; to develop and characterise a typology of doctors’ utilization of ICT and to identify factors that can enhance or inhibit the use of these technologies within medical practice.

Award certificate for the Best paper on ICTs and Business at the International Conference on Society and Information Technologies, ICSIT 2010 (April 2010)

An article from i2TIC researchers Pilar Ficapal, Joan Torrent and Pilar Curós: ‘IT, human resources management systems and firm performance: An empirical analysis from Spain’ recived an award certificate for the Best paper on ICTs and Business from ICSIT 2010. The conference took place in Orlando (Florida) begining of April 2010.

Healthcare system 2.0: from industrial healthcare to network healthcare

I just want to share my presentation “Healthcare system 2.0: from industrial healthcare to network healthcare”. It could be also entitled “From information to interaction, from citizen to networked citizen, from physicians to networked physicianas… Healthcare in transition to Network Society”. I have to congratulate  Kroniker, Sanidad 2.0 and Healthcare Department of Euskadi, specially Dr. […]

Darwin at the Information Society: adaptation (and benefits) or extinction

On Wednesday 10th June 2009, I’m giving a conference at the Centre d’Estudis Jurídics i Formació Especialitzada, Justice Department of the Government of Catalonia (Spain). It is framed in the Web Sessions series to debate about the changes and impacts of the Information Society. My conference is called Darwin a la societat de la informació: […]

Mapping the transition of the Catalan Health system to Network Society. A work in progress. How was research developed?

From May to September,  I’m a visiting researcher at Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU).
SATSU, in the Department of Sociology, “is a specialist unit dedicated to rigorous analysis of the social dynamics informing contemporary and prospective science and technology. It has an established international reputation as a centre of excellence in three areas: the sociology […]

Measuring digital development for policy-making: Models, stages, characteristics and causes. The role of the government

Last May 14th 2009 I imparted a seminar entitled Measuring digital development for policy-making: Models, stages, characteristics and causes. The role of the government in the framework of the Internet, Law and Political science research seminar series that take place at the School of Law and Political Science, Open University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain)
Though I […]