Consorci Institut D’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer
The Consorci Institut D’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) is a public research centre dedicated to translational research in the field of biomedicine.
The Hospital Clinic de Barcelona (HCB), third party of IDIBAPS, is the main public provider within its district in Barcelona, Barcelona-Esquerra, with a population of 540,000 inhabitants. It also serves as a high-complexity tertiary hospital, that employs about 4,000 professionals with a long reputation of excellence in care provision, training and research at national and international level.
During the last decade, HCB has developed an ambitious program for chronic patient management, promoting both care coordination and use of ICT to support integrated care services.
To ensure the continuity of care and the comprehensive provision of healthcare services, the Hospital Clínic participates in the management of Primary Care centres, develops mental health activities and builds partnerships with other centres to meet the social and healthcare needs of patients.