The Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia has published Resolution SLT/954/2023 of 19 March, creating the Programme for the Promotion and Development of Artificial Intelligence in the Health System.
According to the document, the purpose of the Health/AI Programme is to create an enabling environment for innovation in the field of health through the development and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to improve citizens’ health, which prioritises prevention, leads the implementation of AI solutions and contributes to improving the quality of care and the sustainability of the health system, making use of the knowledge generated by Catalonia’s comprehensive health system for public use (SISCAT).
The functions of the Health/AI Programme detailed in the resolution are as follows:
The governance of the Health/AI Programme will consist of a Steering Committee, an Executive Committee and the Programme Management. The members of the three bodies will be senior representatives of the Department of Health, the Catalan Health Service, the Strategic Management of the Departmental Commission for Innovation and Transformation of the Health System, the General Coordination of ICT in the Health System, the Health Quality and Assessment Agency (AQuAS) and the TIC Salut Social Foundation.
The programme will last a maximum of three years. For more information, see the resolution through this link.
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