Jorge Tavares

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Jorge Tavares, Invited Researcher
Doctor in Information Management (Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Portugal)


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Jorge Tavares holds a PhD in Information Management a Master in Statistics and Information Management and a degree in Pharmaceuticals sciences. During the last 20 years worked both Professionally and Academically in health, eHealth and pharmaceutical industry. Currently he is Strategic Planning Director (Europe Region) in a multinational Pharmaceutical company. He worked in several functions in several multinational pharmaceutical companies (Schering, Amgen, Hovione, Tecnifar, Tesaro/GSK) from Sales and Marketing Effectiveness, CRM, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Market Research and Medical Marketing.

From the academic standpoint started his career path in the Faculty of Pharmacy (Lisbon University) in cutaneous bioengineering, doing biostatistics analysis and modeling. More recently at NOVA IMS developed scientific work in the field of eHealth and statistical adoption models, with papers published in top journals in the field of health information management and medical informatics. Currently he is also a regular invited reviewer in top journals and speaker in international congresses. He is also an invited Professor in post-graduations in the healthcare field.


Journal Article

  • Salgado T, Tavares J, Oliveira T. Drivers of Mobile Health Acceptance and Use From the Patient Perspective: Survey Study and Quantitative Model Development. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(7):e17588. doi: 10.2196/17588
  • Tavares, J. & Oliveira, T. (2018). New Integrated Model Approach to Understand the Factors That Drive Electronic Health Record Portal Adoption: Cross-Sectional National Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(11), e11032. doi: 10.2196/11032
  • Tavares, J., Goulao, A. & Oliveira, T (2018). Electronic Health Record Portals adoption: Empirical model based on UTAUT2. Informatics for Health & Social Care, 43(2), 109-125. doi:10.1080/17538157.2017.1363759
  • Tavares, J. & Oliveira, T. (2017). Electronic Health Record Portal Adoption: a cross country analysis. BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making, 17, 97. doi:10.1186/s12911-017-0482-9
  • Tavares, J. & Oliveira ,T. (2016). Electronic Health Record Patient Portal Adoption by Health Care Consumers: An Acceptance Model and Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3), e49. doi:10.2196/jmir.5069

Book Chapter

  • Tavares, J. (2021). Electronic Health Record Patient Portals and the Blockchain Technology. In D. Rodrigues (Eds.), Political and Economic Implications of Blockchain Technology in Business and Healthcare (pp. 218-227). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-7363-1.ch008
  • de-Melo-Diogo, M., Tavares, J., & Nunes Luís, Â. (2021). Data Security in Clinical Trials Using Blockchain Technology. In D. Rodrigues (Ed.), Political and Economic Implications of Blockchain Technology in Business and Healthcare (pp. 250-268). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-7363-1.ch010
  • Tavares, J., & Oliveira, T. (2016). Electronic Health Record Portals Definition and Usage. In C.-C. Maria Manuela, M. Isabel Maria, M. Ricardo, & R. Rui (Eds.), Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine (pp. 555-562). Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.

Conference Proceeding

  • Tavares, J. (2019). EHR patient portal usage in Portugal. CAPSI 2019 - 19th Conference of the Portuguese Association for Information Systems, CAPSI 2019, 11 October 2019 - 12 October 2019
  • Tavares, J. & Oliveira, T. (2014). Electronic Health Record Portal Adoption by Health Care Consumers - Proposal of a New Adoption Model. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (pp. 387-393). Barcelona, Spain.
  • Rodrigues, DF., Lopes, JC., & Tavares, JF. (2013) ”Maninfold Marketing: A New Marketing Archetype for the Information Age, Applied to the Adoption of Oral Contraceptives and Other Drugs by End-Users”. In Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of International Network of Business & Management Journals (INBAM) (pp.1-26). Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Dias, S., Graça, A., Oliveira, T., & Tavares, J. (2005) “Caracterização das Organizações Portuguesas no Investimento em Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação – Aplicação de Técnicas de Análise de Dados Multivariadas”. JOCLAD 2005- XII Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
  • Rodrigues, L., Tavares, J., Minhós, R., Serra, J., Pereira, J., Gouveia, L. & Pinto, P. (2000) “Quantification of the relative contribution of human epidermis to the cutaneous biomechanical behavior”. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2000 Oct; 11 (Suppl 1): S123.

Conference Presentations

  • Tavares, J. (2019) “How CI Can Support Strategic Planning”. Pharma CI Conference & Exhibition, Basel, Switzerland
  • Tavares, J. & Oliveira ,T. (2014). E-health Web based technologies patient adoption. 2nd IPLeiria International Health Congress: Challenges & Innovation in Health, Leiria, Portugal. In Revista de Saúde Pública, 48 (n.esp), 25.

Conference Posters

  • Formigo, J., Tavares, J., Vaz, R. & Caetano, P. (2003) “Uso da Contracepção de Emergência em Jovens Universitárias”. Congresso Nacional dos Farmacêuticos, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Tavares, J., Barata, D., Gouveia, LF., Pinto, P. & Rodrigues, L. (2000) “Studying the relative contribution of epidermal hydration to skin biomechanics”. Int. Soc. Cosmetic Dermatology, Barcelona, Spain
  • Gouveia, LF., Tavares, J., Pinto, P. & Rodrigues, L. (2000) “Excel TM Add-in to Process CutometerTM Biomechanical Data Files”. Int. Soc. Cosmetic Dermatology, Barcelona, Spain
  • Gouveia, LF., Tavares, J. & Rodrigues, L. (2000) “Mathematical Modelation of CUTOMETERTM acquired signals”. Int. Soc. Bioengineering and the Skin, Israel
  • Tavares, J., Barata, D., Antunes, B., Almeida, S. & Rodrigues, L. (1998) “Influence of the epidermal water content on the biomechanical behavior of the entire in vivo skin”. 1st IPSF Scientific Symposium, Coimbra, Portugal
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