Consultant en soins intensifs
Dr. Lluís Blanch is a Senior Intensivist and Consultant at the Critical Care Center of Hospital Parc Taulí in Spain. He is Research and Innovation director at the Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí and director of the Institute Fundació Parc Taulí – Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, Spain. He is also director of the Parc Taulí Research and Innovation Institute I3PT.
Dr. Blanch’s research interests involve translational research on acute lung and brain injury and innovation projects on on-line monitoring of critically ill patients. He has received numerous grants from public and non-profit organizations. He has more than 200 Pub Med indexed publications and is member of the board of several journals and reviewer of the top first quartile journals in the respiratory and critical care fields.
He has been member of the Executive Committee of The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, President of the Scientific Committee of the Spanish Society of Critical Care and President of the Catalan Critical Care Society. At present, he is Former President of the Spanish Society of Critical Care and council member of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Blanch is co-founder of Better Care S.L., a start-up company of Corporació Sanitaria Parc Taulí oriented to integrate and synchronize digital signals from different critical care devices (monitor and ventilators) in order to develop context information and intelligent alarms.