Miguel Cabrer was born in Barcelona and has a Computer Science degree from Balearic Islands University (1996). From the beginning of his professional career he showed a particular interest in Health IT.
In 1995, he obtained a Research and Development grant for the evaluation of Telemedicine projects in the U.S.A., developed at Stanford Medical University Center (Palo Alto) and Emory University (Atlanta).
He started his career in the Institute BIT of the Balearic Government as Telemedicine researcher in 1996 and then went to the University of the Balearic Islands as a Computer Science Technician until 2001. In parallel, he developed eHealth projects at Manacor Hospital, Son Dureta Hospital, Red Cross as well as private clinics as a consultant.
From August of 2001 until June 2006, Miguel Cabrer was the CIO for Hospital Son Llatzer. Miguel was responsible for the design and implementation of the first european Digital Hospital project. Son Llàtzer has received numerous recognitions including eEurope for Awards eHealth 2004.
From September 2003 until June 2006, Miguel was the eHealth Coordinator of Balearic Islands Health Service.
Miguel Cabrer is an independent eHealth Advisor working in worldwide initiatives and eHealth projects as well as a partner and consultant for Leader Health.
Member of the HIMSS EMEA Governing Council and participated in the Advisor Board of World of Health IT 2006 (October 2006, in Geneva).
Member of IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) Web 2.0 taskforce workgroup defining a Strategic Plan view to 2015.
Main areas of interest and specialisation of Miguel Cabrer are: Digital Hospital, EHR – RHIO Initiatives, Integration Competence Centres and Health 2.0 (web 2.0 and healthcare).
Innovation,Research and Communication Consulting, S.L.
Baleares – SPAIN