Ignacio Basagoiti

General Practitioner at Valencia Polytechnic University. Combines his clinical practice in Primary Care with his research work with the ITACA-SABIEN group and its spin-off Technological Solutions for Health and Well-being (TSB). His pursuits are focused on the use of ICT for Health and Safety. He develops projects and gives courses and conferences in the fields of e-health, social media, participative medicine, active aging, preventative medicine, communication and health, etc, etc. He is currently coordinating platforms such as Salupedia (www.salupedia.com), focusing on the collaborative work on information directed to the patient, and the ‘Permanent Observatory of ICTs in Health’ (ObservaTICs – www.observatics.org) which analyses the use of social media for hospitals and medical organisations. He is co-editor of the blog ‘Collaborative Health’ (www.saludcolaborativa.org) where he shares his personal vision on the relation between health and technology.