Mario Romao is the digital health policy manager for Europe in Intel’s Global Public Policy team. Based in Brussels, Belgium, Mario works with the European Union institutions and European governments on policies to promote the adoption of health information technologies to address some of the current challenges European healthcare systems are facing. He also works on information and communication technology (ICT) policies in support of citizen’s full participation in the information society, regardless of individual, economic or social disadvantages.
Mario has extensive experience working with eHealth policies and technologies. He has been involved in the deployment of European initiatives in the field of health care technologies and solutions for people with special needs, including a focus on the elderly population. He participates actively in numerous groups and associations promoting the advancement of ICT for health.