ESR8 scarBritoFernandes

Óscar Brito Fernandes is a HealthPros fellow based at the Corvinus University of Budapest and will be focusing on patient engagement in healthcare purchasing by insurers.

Óscar holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Algarve, a master’s degree in education with specialization in training and lifelong learning from the University of Lisbon, and a master’s degree in healthcare management from National School of Public Health, NOVA University of Lisbon. He is currently finishing an advanced studies program in Public Health at the latter. During his studies Óscar developed interests on health policy, management and administration, focusing on topics such as integrated care, quality of care, health outcomes, and health inequalities.

He previously worked as a senior consultant to micro and small enterprises, as a biostatistics teacher at a university school in Coimbra, and later he was a research fellow at National School of Public Health (NOVA University of Lisbon) focusing on the impact of vertical integration on health outcomes. His latest working experience was as a manager at Central Lisbon University Hospital Trust’s clinical trials unit. Lately he was appointed as a member of the executive board of the Portuguese Association for Integrated Care.