Group name: Health Services Research in Cancer – Online PsychoOncology
Principal investigator: Cristian Ochoa
Research lines: The main objectives of the group are to analyze the impact of cancer on the population of Catalonia and investigate the determinants that explain the use of health services in cancer screening and care. To achieve these objectives, the group applies a combination of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods resulting from its multidisciplinary composition, as well as the combination of clinical, administrative and economic data, with a population-based approach as a priority, as well as applying real-world data analysis methodologies. A specific area of development is the use of information technologies in psychological support or therapeutic adherence, which can be useful for improving care in a process of healthcare change such as the current one.
PsicoOncologiaOnline is a group of research and innovations in cancer and digital health. The group research about how the application of the New Information and Communication Technologies can help decrease the impact of cancer from different fields and disciplines, with a special focus in the psychoonchologic and psychosocial fields.
This project has been co-funded by the European Union through the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and has the support of the Secretariat of Universities and Research, Ministry of Enterprise and Knowledge of the Government of Catalonia.