HL7 in Europe: Portugal




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Year of establishment


Number of members

We currently have 10 members

urrent Chair

Paulo Alves

Paulo Alves

With over 25 years of experience in IT / SI, I started working as an IT / SI Consultant and Web Architect. 16 years ago I started working closely in the Healthcare and as an entrepreneur I founded several companies. I have 5 years of experience in international business networking. I have been working for 3 years in the area of Blockchain and my professional mission is to make citizens' lives better.

Technical Lead

Technical lead is Carlos Sousa

Some highlights and major achievements - since establishment

  • September 2017 we had a presentation about patient identifiers to the SPMS (Government Health Shared Services)
  • March 2019 we participated in the eHealth Summit with an interoperability presentation
  • March 2019 we participated in the eHealth Summit with a booth
  • March 2019 we promoted a training to the Portuguese Government
  • September 2020 we are going to promote a session in the event "HL7.pt Health data integration" promoted by Health Cluster Portugal (HCP)

Plans for the future?

We would like to attract more members and promote HL7 training in Portuguese language.

Have at least one HL7 presentation per year in a healthcare sector conference.

German Competence Network eHealth Standards
HL7 Experts Network
Useful Links
Detailed Clinical Information Models
HL7 World-Wide
HL7 International