The Division of Clinical Informatics, BIDMC and Harvard Medical School
The Division of Clinical Informatics is one of the oldest academic and research groups focusing on the effective use of information and communication technologies in healthcare. The goals of the Division are to improve the quality and reduce the cost of medical care, to enhance the quality of medical education, to improve the relationship between doctor and patient, and to explore innovative approaches to research using computing.
Current research areas include: online learning systems, Serious Games for Health, mobile health applications, e-health applications, the design and evaluation of clinical information systems, translational research platforms, patient portals and patient engagement, quality improvement processes and analysis, and support systems for clinical decision.
The division is part of the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of Harvard Medical School’s main university hospitals.
Further information can be found at the official website of the Division of Clinical Informatics.
School of New Interactive Technologies (ENTI)
The School of New Interactive Technologies (ENTI) was established to respond to both a desire and a need: the desire to share the educational programmes and training that the top universities in the world are already providing, in Barcelona, and the need to contribute to the burgeoning videogame cluster in our city with the top creative minds and professionals in the field. The Degree in Interactive Digital Content offered by ENTI, a school affiliated with the University of Barcelona (UB), is the first degree in Serious Games in Spain. It was created together with the UB, in collaboration with the areas of architecture and engineering.
Students will learn how to conceptualise, design, create and manage video games and Serious Games (also called applied games), bearing in mind at all times the total scope of the potential market and therefore being able to gauge the area of interest (entertainment, health, sports, education, communication, physical therapy, etc.). They will also learn to take into account all the possible formats, be they analogical or digital (PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet, games console, cinema, video or music).
Further information can be found at the official ENTI website..
University School of Health and Sport (EUSES)
The University School of Health and Sport (EUSES) is a university which strives above all to ensure the excellence and quality of its studies and the training and future of its students. For this reason, its teaching staff is made up of qualified professionals that are active in their different fields of work, thereby ensuring a high quality training that is complete and up-to-date.
This centre offers the Degree in Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport (CAFE), the Degree in Physiotherapy and the double CAFE + Physiotherapy qualification. In these three courses, EUSES provides students with: a monitoring and counselling service that is personalised in terms of academic aspects and careers guidance. It should also be noted that the learning of English is introduced progressively, and students’ research and complementary training are encouraged by means of workshops, seminars and courses developed by experts from the different areas of sport and health, as well as the possibility of participating in research or business setup projects.
In addition, EUSES provides students with all the facilities to enable them to perform curricular and extracurricular activities in leading public and private bodies; without a doubt, the best way for students to experience the reality of their profession in person. Moreover, it should also be noted that EUSES, the University of Health and Sport, offers the ERASMUS and SICUE mobility programmes that enable students to complete their training at leading national or European universities.
Further information can be found at the official EUSES website.