The IDIVAL Innovation Support Unit, in collaboration with the Valdecilla Virtual Hospital, develops the EValTec program (Valdecilla Health Technology Evaluation). The EValTec program considers the Human Factor as a tool to change organizations and improve patient safety.
EValTec performs studies of ergonomics and human factor of health technologies and processes and supports its implementation with the aim of making its use safer.
EValTec works in collaboration with experts from Medstar Innovation in Washington, referring worldwide to the Human Factor and Ergonomics.
- Evaluates sanitary technology for the Cantabrian Health Service as a support to the acquisition decision making and support in its implementation.
- Evaluate and redesign care processes.
- Evaluates sanitary technology in the design phase before being put on the market by manufacturers, with a view to its improvement