ICT interdisciplinary research group

Economy and digital health

Digital forms of health care and health services are investigated. We study how digital health and telemedicine adopt and transform the practices of health professionals, healthcare activity, the professional-patient relationship, and the results (personal and organisational) of healthcare entities and systems.

Most relevant recent publications:

Torrent-Sellens, J., Jiménez-Zarco, A.I., Saigí-Rubió, F. (2021). Do people trust in robot-assisted surgery? Evidence from EuropeInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(23), 12519.

Saigí-Rubió, F., Vidal-Alaball, J., Torrent-Sellens, J., Jiménez-Zarco, A.I., López-Segui, F., Carrasco-Hernández, M., Alzaga-Reig, X., Bonet-Simó, J.M., Abinzada-González, M., Piera-Jiménez, J., Solans, O. (2021). Determinants of Catalan public primary care professionals’ intention to use digital clinical consultations (eConsulta) in the post-COVID-19 context: Mixed methods study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(6), e28944.       

Saigí-Rubió, F., Pereyra-Rodríguez, J.J., Torrent-Sellens, J., Eguía, H., Azzopardi-Muscat, N., Novillo-Ortiz, D. (2021). Routine Health Information Systems in the European context: A systematic review of systematic reviews. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(9), 4622.

Torrent-Sellens, J., Salazar-Concha, C., Ficapal-Cusí, P., Saigí-Rubió, F. (2021). Using digital platforms to promote blood donation: Motivational and preliminary evidence from Latin America and Spain. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(8), 4270.

Torrent-Sellens, J.; Díaz-Chao, A.; Soler-Ramos, I.; Saigí-Rubió, F. (2018). Modelling and predicting outcomes of eHealth usage by European physicians: Multidimensional approach form a survey of 9,196 general practitionersJournal of Medical Internet Research, 20(10), e279.

Torrent-Sellens J, Díaz-Chao Á, Soler-Ramos I, Saigí-Rubió F (2016) Modelling and Predicting eHealth Usage in Europe: A Multidimensional Approach From an Online Survey of 13,000 European Union Internet UsersJournal of Medical Internet Research, 18(7), e188. 

Saigí-Rubió, F.; Torrent-Sellens, J.; Jiménez-Zarco, A.I. (2014). Drivers of telemedicine use: evidence from samples of Spanish, Colombian and Bolivian physicians. Implementation Science, 9, 128-144.

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