Tecnologias e Equipamentos Hospitalares


Learning outcomes of the curricular unit

1- Know the information technologies in the field of interoperability and decision-making;

2 know the importance of the supply function in hospitals;

3- understand the processes of hospital logistics (supply and pharmacy);

4- Knowing the determinants of hospital architecture and ergonomics;

5- To transmit facilities and equipment development lines.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Teresa do Carmo Sousa Magalhães Barbosa


Weekly - Available soon

Total - 28

Teaching language



Requirements for frequency

University degree.




GONÇALVES, J.F. – Gestão de Aprovisionamentos – Stocks, Revisão, Compras. Publindústria, 2002.

WHO (2015) - WHO compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings 2011-2014.

WHO (2011) - Introduction to medical equipment inventory management. WHO Medical device technical series. WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data. ISBN 978 92 4 150139 2.

WHO (2011) - Health technology assessment of medical devices. WHO Medical device technical series. WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data. ISBN 978 92 4 150136 1.

Hospital architecture - http://www.e-architect.co.uk/hospital-buildings

Teaching method

Teaching methodologies (including evaluation)

The classes will be taught through oral exposure and case studies complemented with external visits.

The evaluation is based on an individual work (90%) as well as participation and attendance. The details of the evaluation are presented in the first session of the curricular unit.

Evaluation method

Available soon

Subject matter


Materials management, Procurement and Stocks-concepts and functions; Economic methods of Stocks Management, legislation; processes of hospital logistics; data interoperability; decision support systems; The hospital architecture - history and current challenges; Hospital ergonomics; Facilities and equipment in the field of efficiency.