Spain - Extremadura Health Ecosystem

The Extremadura Health Ecosystem is coordinated by FundeSalud, the research foundation part of the Regional Ministry of Health and Social Services at the Government of Extremadura that manages both research and training programs at the Regional Health (SES) and Care (SEPAD) system.
Extremadura Health Ecosystem

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Extremadura’s Healthcare Service (SES) is the Healthcare System in Extremadura that involves 14 hospitals with around 3000 beds, 113 Community Health Centers, 420 Primary care Centers and over 18000 professionals. SES is managed by a powerful Healthcare Information System (JARA) that provides 100% electronic prescription and an integrated medical record (primary and specialized care).

Extremadura’s Sociosanitary System (SEPAD) provides more than 10,000 elder population in Government-dependent Nursing Homes. SEPAD supports and manages Nursing Homes, Day Care Centers, Senior Centers and other aged-friendly resources. SEPAD also collaborates with private institutions in order to guarantee a correct care for aged people. SEPAD assists also the elders by providing domiciliary services and other assistance to promote autonomous living and healthy lifestyle for senior people. It also manages different programs in tele-care and health.

Other members in the Extremadura Health Ecosystem are Jesus Usón Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre (JUMISC), Extremadura Supercomputing, Technological Innovation and Research Center (CENITS) and Health Cluster of Extremadura.

FundeSalud is involved and part of the following networks: S3 Platform on Personalised Medicine ( ECRIN (, CORAL (, EIP-AHA (, CIBER (, CIBERNED ( and EPHA (


  • Promote research and innovation in the public health and care system in Extremadura
  • Foster the public-private collaboration in the health and care sector
  • Increase the internationalization of the health and care system in Extremadura

Key Links

Fundación Centro de Cirugía de Mínima Invasión Jesús Usón




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Ecosystem Coordinators

Jonathan Gómez Raja

Scientific Coordination

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