At IPOPorto (an oncology hospital) HLTSYS has performed server and network audits, and also implement a HL7 message integration auditing system. HLTSYS also installed and still maintains an integration engine to manage the communications among the existing Information Systems.

Oporto, June 18th, 2015 – the HELIOS, a software solution developed to support clinical management and integration, won the IDC CIO Awards last June 17th. The software is already in use at IPO Porto, and it allows real time monitoring of information production and data exchange across departments.

HLTSYS is performing consultancy to the ANF (the Portuguese National Pharmacy Association) regarding
Patient Data Anonymization. We have performed iteratively the tasks of:

  • Anonymization protocol design ;
  • Validation and implementation of Risk Analysis ;
  • Production of requests, opinions and reports to law enforcement

HLTSYS provides the maintenance and monitoring services to the Hospital Information Systems developed and installed by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP). These systems are currently installed in 8  Portuguese hospitals, and FMUP personal is able to monitor them all. HLTSYS has developed a remote monitoring system with sensors for hardware, operating systems, integration responsiveness, information flow and quality of data.



The GDPR will be enforced from 25 May 2018. It’s soon before European organizations, which process the personal data of EU residents, to ensure that they are compliant.

The GDPR is more extensive in scope and application than the current Data Protection Act (DPA), keeping pace with the evolution of the digital world. The new Regulation strengthens the data rights of individuals, and demands organizations to build up clear policies and procedures to protect personal data, and apply appropriate technical and organizational measures.

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Our solution aims to create a single audit trail for health institutions that collects different logs (ex: syslog, log4j, HL7, web servers logs). This solution is aligned with the IHE-ATNA (Audit Trail and Node Authentication) profile. It allows to perform audit processes that cross different systems in an integrated manner, as well as to diagnose problem occuring in different systems using a single dashboard.

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SLA (Service-level agreement) monitoring and assessment. Monitoring of performance of server and network. Health data quality monitoring.

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HS.HELIOS is an integration system that promotes interoperability, by regulating and analyzing the exchange of messages between different health information systems that are currently deployed at an Health institution. It is used for database semantic integrity checking and monitoring data quality in realtime.

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Access control and digital signature mechanisms through smart cards, RFID technologies, QR-Codes and Yubicos. Our solutions include:

  • QRSmartAuth – authentication mechanism based in QR Codes
  • YubiSmartAuth – Yubikeys to authenticate in web applications
  • WebSmartSign – Java Cryptographic Provider Web and collection of qualified attributes eID smartcard

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Pseudo-anonymization algorithms and auditing. Privacy impact assessment. Experts in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Experts in

  • Integrations: HL7, IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise), Health data quality
  • Cibersecurity
  • Data protection


.:De-identification as a Service

HLTSYS had approved the Research and Technological Development project under the acronym «DiAS – De-identification as a Service» by the NORTE2020 program, which will aim to develop a data anonymization platform as a service.
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Calls for “Vale Indústria 4.0” are opened until 29th September and HLTSYS is a “Vale Indústria 4.0” accredited company to support your innovation and technological projects.
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HLTSYS has Luis Filipe Antunes, Manuel Eduardo Correia and Ricardo Correia as cofounders.

Currently HTLSYS counts 12 professionals with expertise in several computer areas as Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Health Information Systems Integration (2 Mirth Certified Professionals), National Standards Body (3 IPQ members).

Meet our customers requirements is our main objective, to improve our team expertise we continually invest in team certification.

Some of our team members are certified in ISO 27001 Foundation, Mirth Connect and ISO 9001:2015.

Furthermore some of our team members integrate and collaborate with national standards body (IPQ – CT199 Health Informatics group).


We are a spin-off company from University of Porto who focuses on cybersecurity, security technologies, security auditing, performance consulting and data protection laws.


Award – Innovation in Pharmacy

Luís Antunes, Manuel Eduardo Correia, and Ricardo Correia, have won the first edition of the João Cordeiro Award – Innovation in Pharmacy with the project DigitalPharma, a mobile solution that facilitates the interaction of the patient with the [...]

Award – A system integration solution

Oporto, June 18th, 2015 - the IRA (Integration Router & Audit), a software solution developed to support clinical management and integration, won the CIO Awards last June 17th. The software is already in use at IPO Porto, and [...]