Rossana Alessandrello

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Mrs Rossana Alessandrello

Professional title: 
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
eHealth and Public Procurement of Innovation
Other (professional title): 
Coordinator of Innovation Procurements
Organization name: 
AQuAS - Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia
Organization type: 
Government/Public Services

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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 (, INSPIRE (, PRO4VIP (, 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.

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