Digitalizing healthcare

Telehealth for heart patients

Read how telemonitoring and innovative technologies facilitate and optimize high-quality treatment and care in rural region of Portugal.
Manuel Meyer
Published on February 28, 2022

In a hospital in Évora, a rural region of Portugal, heart patients from far and wide are already experiencing the future of interventional cardiology. Telemonitoring and innovative technologies facilitate and optimize high-quality treatment and care – even in the sparsely populated remote areas of the Alentejo. Two patients share their stories of recovery.


Francisco Antonio Rosa


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.