Iberian Society of Telemedicine and Telehealth (SITT) is an organization created in Spain and Portugal whose mission is to promote the development and application of ICT in health, scientific research, administration, and management.

After years of intense work to improve telemedicine as a tool, the time has come to take a decisive step related to technical development and the linking of different in Iberian Peninsula and internationally: creating and launching the new website. The objective is to improve and streamline communication between health and research centers.

The irruption of COVID-19 in 2020 and the readjustments that healthcare was forced to make at all levels have favored the definitive implementation of telemedicine, highlighting all its potential. This is reflected in all the forums and scientific meetings that analysed the impact of pandemic on the healthcare system, and in which there is unanimity in defining telemedicine as one of the most relevant changes within the healthcare transformation.

Since 2015, the Iberian Society of Telemedicine and Telehealth has been promoting the development of telemedicine as a tool for improving access to health systems, incorporating new practices and innovative techniques with guarantees of quality and safety for patients, and also generating scientific evidence in this field. Another aim of the SITT is to promote distance learning and to advise health professionals, health managers, and policymakers through consultancy actions at regional, national, and international levels.

This new web space will help create meeting points for health professionals, patient associations, companies, universities, health systems, research centers, and other institutions interested in telemedicine.

This way, experiences, projects, and ideas can be shared and promoted in other regions and scientific and functional areas. The development of telemedicine during the pandemic, almost intuitive and in record time, requires a fluid and constant dialogue to evolve, which this space will facilitate for those professionals who wish to do so.

In short, launching a new web portal is part of our aim to be as modern and inclusive as possible for existing trends in the Iberian geographic area.

This new tool will allow us to create new and fruitful relationships and links with similar societies throughout the Iberian Peninsula, other European countries, Latin America, and other parts of the world and make the existing ones more visible.

Our society deeply believes that assistance, training, and collaboration can be carried out despite geographical barriers, and this new website aims to be a paradigmatic example of this.

Verónica Martín Galán

President of  the SITT

Telemedicine and eHealth training has become crucial for healthcare professionals and providers in the digital age.

This training can help healthcare professionals learn about best practices using healthcare technology, understand the tools available, and develop technical skills.
Elearning & Webinars

Associations that support our cause

SITT has institutional alliances with the Universidad del Estado de Amazonas (UEA), Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto (IPATIMUP), Hospital Virgen de la Poveda y Asociación Iberoamericana de la Telesalud y Telemedicine (AITT) within the framework of exchange of scientific information and exchange of experiences.