Albert Alonso



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Advanced Network
Architectures Lab (CRAAX)
NEAPOLIS building,
Rambla Exposicio, 61-69,
08800 Vilanova i la Geltru,
Barcelona, Spain



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Short Bio

Responsible for the area of new models of healthcare services supported by ICT; at the Innovation Directorate. Main work lines: definition, evaluation and deployment of new models of health care provision with a special emphasis in integrated care models that use ICT. Participation in numerous R&D projects since 1997. Founder and scientific advisor for the private company Linkcare Health Services, a spin-off created from the EU funded Linkcare project.


Taboada M, Meizoso M, Martínez D, Riaño D, Alonso A. “Combining open-source natural language processing tools to parse clinical practice guidelines”. Expert Systems. 2013;30(3)-11.

Bjerkan J, Alonso A. “Patients and professionals in collaborative testing of a web-based tool for integrated care: an evaluation study”. Stud Health Technol Inform 2010;157:66-71.

Paradiso R, Alonso A, Cianflone D, Milsis A, Vavouras T, Malliopoulos C. “Remote health monitoring with wearable non-invasive mobile system: The HealthWear project”. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008; 1699-702. A.

Alonso, Albert; Colomé, Josep Maria; Saigí, Francesc.“Telemedicina y seguimiento de pacientes. Una sanidad necesitada del éxito tecnológico”. Informática y Salud (I+S). Sociedad Española de Informática y Salud; 2008; Nº 68, pp. 34-37.

Garcia-Aymerich J, Hernandez C, Alonso A, Casas A, Rodriguez-Roisin R, Anto JM, et al. “Effects of an integrated care intervention on risk factors of COPD readmission”. Respir Med 2007 Jul;101(7):1462-9.

A. Casas, T. Troosters, J. Garcia-Aymerich, J. Roca, C. Hernández, A. Alonso, F. del Pozo, P. de Toledo, J.M. Antó, R. Rodríguez-Roisín, M. Decramer  and members. of the CHRONIC Project. “Integrated care prevents hospitalisations for exacerbations in COPD patients”. European Respiratory Journal . 2006;  28(1)

Paula de Toledo, Silvia Jiménez, Francisco del Pozo, Josep Roca, Albert Alonso, and Carmen Hernandez. “Telemedicine Experience for Chronic Care in COPD” IEEE transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine , 2006; 10(03); 567-573



Ref: 49312. Advancing Care Coordination & TeleHealth Deployment Programme (ACT). Unión Europea – Health Programme. 2013-2015.

Ref: 305821. Benchmarking Integrated Care for better Management of Chronic and Age-related Conditions in Europe (PROJECT INTEGRATE). Unión Europea – FP7 Health Theme.  2012-2016. IP FCRB: Albert Alonso

Ref: 305018. Adopting Hospital Based Health Technology Assessment in EU (ADHOPHTA). Unión Europea – FP7 Health Theme. 2012-2015.

Ref.: 269978. Virtual Physiological Human: Sharing for Healthcare - A Research Environment (VPHShare) Unión Europea – FP7 ICT. 2011 – 2015.

Ref.: aal-2010-3- 020. Fear Elimination as Resolution for Loosing Elderly’s Substantial Sorrows (Fearless) Unión Europea – AAL Programme. 2011- 2014.

Ref.: 270086. Modelling and simulation environment for systems medicine. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -COPD- as a use case (Synergy-COPD). Unión Europea – FP7 ICT. 2011-2014

Ref.: 248240. An Intelligent Platform for Personalized Remote Monitoring of the Cardiac Patients with Electronic Implant Devices (iCardea). Unión Europea – FP7 ICT. 2010-2013.

Ref.: 222954. Clinical Continuity by Integrated Care (HomeCare). Unión Europea – FP7 Health. 2009-2012. IP: Albert Alonso

Ref: 225025. Healthier and Independent Living for Chronic Patients and Elderly (NEXES). Unión Europea – FP7 (CIP-ICT). 2008-10.

Ref C029402. Remote Health Monitoring with Wearable Non-Invasive Mobile System (HealthWear) Unión Europea - eTEN. 2006-8.

Ref NMP4-CT-2006-017333. HealthCARE by Biosensor Measurements and Networking (CARE-MAN). Integrated Project, VI programa Comissió Europea. 2005-10.