Barcelona, 4th of September 2019.- The multinational business consultancy firm Everis and Barcelona Health Hub have joined forces in order to promote innovation in the health sector, through collaboration and co-creation between both entities. With this agreement, the purpose is to develop new solutions that transform the field and improve the patient environment and conditions.
The signing of the agreement took place today at Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, international headquarters of Barcelona Health Hub. It has counted on the participation of Everis, with the presence of Bruno Abril, Global Health Insurance at Everis; Alberto Borrego, Head of Health and Social Care at Everis; Jordi Fontestad, Director Health Insurance at Everis; Cristian Pascual, President BHH; and Luis Badrinas, CEO Barcelona Health Hub and Community of Insurance.
“Innovation is part of Everis’ DNA. In the area of health we have been working for many years with the main exponential technologies to transform the sector and offer differential solutions that improve the patient experience. This partnership with Barcelona Health Hub allows us to take another step in our commitment to building the future of the sector,” said Alberto Borrego, global partner in charge of the Health area of Everis.
On his part Bruno Abril, a global partner in charge of the Everis Insurance area, commented: “At Everis we understand the needs of our customers and, therefore, we work with the best partners in the market to develop differential business solutions. The insurance area is closely related to health and agreements like this with Barcelona Health Hub is an example of how in Everis we take advantage of synergies between sectors to develop innovative projects that have an impact on companies and society”.
From Barcelona Health Hub, 4th September 2019
About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is a leading provider of information technology services, and an essential part of global innovation. Based in Tokyo, it develops business operations in more than 50 countries, and emphasizes long-term engagement, combining global reach with local proximity, to deliver world-class professional consulting services, ranging from development of systems to comprehensive outsourcing services.
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Everis is a company of the NTT DATA group that offers business solutions, strategy, development and maintenance of technological applications and outsourcing. The company, which operates in the telecommunications, financial institutions, industry, utilities, energy, public administration and health sectors, reached a turnover of 1.430 million euros in the last fiscal year. Currently, it has more than 25,000 professionals distributed in its offices and high-performance centres in 18 countries.
About Barcelona Health Hub
BHH is a non-profit association that was founded in 2018, the purpose of which is to accelerate the transformation in digital health, fostering the interaction between startups, health corporations and investors. The organization’s goal is to become an international reference center in digital medicine, attracting innovation and talent.
With less than a year, the association has more than 100 associate members (startups, corporates, hospitals, universities, health institutions and investors), both national and international, who enjoy and participate regularly in digital health events and networking activities.
The entity is located in the impressive architectural complex devised by the Lluís Domenech i Montaner, which was the Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital for almost 100 years. It occupies more than 2000 square meters of the Sant Manel pavilion, combining Art Nouveau with the latest technology in coworking and showroom spaces.
From left to right: Cristian Pascual, President BHH; Jordi Fontestad, Director Health Insurance at Everis; Bruno Abril, Global Health Insurance at Everis; Alberto Borrego, Head of Health and Social Care at Everis; and Luis Badrinas, CEO Barcelona Health Hub and Community of Insurance