Demonstrator ObsCare WCR

O ObsCare WCR – Worldwide maternal and child Care and Research is a project demonstrating an innovative system that covers the maternal and child data circuit, from primary to hospital care, through information managed by pregnant women, and which includes decision support tools and calculation of international indicators, based on open technologies.

Demonstrator ObsCare WCR

Demonstrator ObsCare WCR

Ongoing project

O ObsCare WCR – Worldwide maternal and child Care and Research is a project demonstrating an innovative system that covers the maternal and child data circuit, from primary to hospital care, through information managed by pregnant women, and which includes decision support tools and calculation of international indicators, based on open technologies.

Beneficiary Entities / Promotors

  • Promoter leader: VirtualCare, Lda
  • Investigation copromoter:
    Centro de Investigação em Tecnologias e Serviços de Saúde (CINTESIS);
    HLTSYS – HealthySystems, Lda.
  • End users:
    Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos, E.P.E. (USLM);
    Centro Hospitalar São João, E.P.E. (CHSJ)

     

Objectives

  • Use in primary health care exploring the communication between primary and hospital care. This will make it possible to extend the follow-up period to the first months of life, as well as to promote the use of personal devices by pregnant women in the collection and management of data and communication with health professionals;
  • Preparing for the international market by training ObsCare with a multilingual version (with versions in Portuguese of Portugal, English in the United Kingdom, Portuguese in Brazil, Spanish in Spain) and including the ability to benchmark with international institutions and reference practices (ex. : EBCOG, ICHOM, FIGO, OSCE);
  • Support for decision optimization and management – this line aims to provide healthcare professionals with tools to support clinical decision, as well as instruments to facilitate the management of departmental resources (human and physical).