Ms. Johanna Milena Caro Mendivelso

Ms. Johanna Milena Caro Mendivelso

Researcher-Responsible Value based healthcare at Catalan Agency of Health Quality and Assessment (AQuAS), Spain

Johanna Caro Mendivelso is medical doctor specialist in preventive medicine and public health. She has experience in epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, information and research systems, evaluation, and m-Health. In recent years, she has acquired knowledge in public health related to quaternary prevention, low-value clinical practices, overuse, overdiagnosis, overtreatment, and quality of care. Since 2015, she works as a researcher at the Catalan Agency of Health Quality and Assessment (AQuAS) in the Participation Area as a responsible value based healthcare. She mainly in the line of value-based health care with the participation of professionals and citizens, providing tools for decision-making about health and being able to influence the improvement of clinical practice and the sustainability of the health system. In this area there are strategic projects such as the Essential Project and Shared Decisions. She has participated as an author in different reports and scientific articles.