State-of-the-art cardiology in rural Portugal

Learn how a provincial hospital turned into one of Portugal's most renowned centers for heart disease. And why distance doesn’t matter.
Manuel Meyer
Published on 25. Februar 2022

The Hospital do Espírito Santo de Évora is not only improving healthcare in the Portuguese province of Alentejo, it is also becoming a leading hospital for cardiovascular interventions in Portugal. This attracts doctors and patients from all over the country to the remote southern region.

Filomena Mendes, PhD

A gateway to the future of medicine

Hospital Espirito Santo
Professor Lino Patricio

Optimized workflows thanks to digitalized standard processes

Trained employees

Extended service portfolio and a unique, multidisciplinary team

Professor Patricio Lino

Pioneering project with a magnetic pull

Francicsco´s wife help him with daily routine checks

Telehealth improves the quality of medical care

healthcare technicians checking vital data

Remote care management for faster and more efficient processes

Francisco receiving his procedure

By Manuel Meyer

Manuel Meyer reports from Spain and Portugal for Ärzte Zeitung (a German newspaper for physicians and other medical professionals) and other media outlets. He is based in Madrid.