Mrs Rossana Alessandrello
Professional Title: Other (please specify)
Other: Coordinator of Innovation Procurements
Primary domain: eHealth and Public Procurement of Innovation
Organization name: AQuAS - Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia
Organization type: Government/Public Services
City / Country: BARCELONA - Spain
Customer oriented electronic engineer specialized in Bioengineering and certified in Business Administration with almost 20 years of experience in eHealth/ICT healthcare systems (ICU, OR, ER, HIS, LIS, RIS, PACS, teleradiology, order integration systems, pharmacy department, medical devices, billing department, patients monitoring apps, etc). I have developed my career working for public administration, R&D centres, international small and medium enterprises and as external consultant. Along my entire career, I had the opportunity to go through all the eHealth services/products cycle phases: - innovation management from needs identification to procurement design - project management from technology design, development, deployment; - quality and regulatory management as ISO 9001:2008, Data Protection Directive and Medical Device Directive - providers selection and management I am currently a strong contributor to the adoption of pre-commercial procurement and public procurement of innovation applied to the healthcare system, winning EU funds to either manage or contribute to crossborder projects as DECIPHER (http://www.decipherpcp.eu/), INSPIRE (http://inspirecampus.eu/), PRO4VIP (http://www.pro4vip.eu/), ANTISUPERBUGS. I am an evaluator of EU research and innovation proposals. I collaborate as expert to eHealth events supporting the creation of the scientific programmes.