Micaela Monteiro, MD

Chief Medical Officer for digital transformation

José de Mello Saúde

Lisbon, Portugal

Micaela Seemann Monteiro is a physician, senior specialist in Internal Medicine. She graduated at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität in Düsseldorf and trained in Germany, Great Britain and Portugal. She was head of emergency departments for over 10 years. In this context, Micaela and her team won the Quality Award of Maria Amélia de Mello. She was Board Member of the Portuguese Resuscitation Council. She attended the Health Sector Senior Management Programme of AESE Business School and is postgraduate in Information Management and Business Intelligence in Healthcare by NOVA Information Management School. She worked at the Shared Services of the Portuguese Ministry of Health as Director of the National TeleHealth Center & NHS’ Contact Center, SNS 24. Among other projects, she led the conceptions of the National Strategic Plan for Telehealth and of the digital channel of SNS 24. Micaela participated in several projects exploring AI and Natural Language Processing in healthcare, among others with Fraunhofer Institute, and supported by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. She is member of WHO’s roster of experts for digital health. Micaela has lectured as guest speaker on eHealth and Telehealth at a variety of national and international events. Since January 2020 she has held the position of Chief Medical Officer for digital transformation at José de Mello Saúde, Portugal’s largest private healthcare provider.

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