• Patients will be able to take care of their health from anywhere in the world and it will be possible to remotely monitor, and in real time, their vital signs in order to prevent possible illnesses, detecting them with the first symptoms.
  • The integration of electronic health records, such as Cynara Care, makes it possible to cover all the integrated management needs of a modern healthcare organization, in which the technological focus is the main element that underpins their activity.

MADRID, 18th MAY, 2022 The pandemic has transformed telemedicine into a great ally of doctors and patients to circumvent restrictions and fear of the virus. A study by Barcelona Health Club estimates that, during the periods of the pandemic in which the infection rates were the highest and the restrictions were stricter, more than 8 out of 10 consultations were carried out remotely. Telemedicine is not simply a new concept, but the prelude to a more complex paradigm shift within healthcare, where traditional face-to-face care is combined with that which is done remotely, both in a personal way and automated.

Futurs, the technology division of the Ribera healthcare group, has been working on remote hospital development for quite some time, a revolutionary concept regarding clinical healthcare and medical monitoring that, thanks to the intensive use of various computer technologies, will allow personalized services to be offered to each patient from a non-invasive point of view. As Pablo González, the Managing Director of Futurs, explains, that approach allows for “the application of those resources that make more sense in terms of the needs of each type of patient. The idea is to segment those specific cases to help the user to have immediate accessibility to medical healthcare”.

The remote hospital in which Futurs works incorporates the use of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) with which they measure the patient’s various vital signs, wherever they may be. The data is stored in their own electronic medical record, Cynara Care. Developed by Futurs and established in the Ribera healthcare group’s hospitals, it has different modules that enable the “coordination of the whole care process”, explains Mireia Ladios, Head of Quality at Ribera and Product Manager at Futurs. Thanks to that, the patients’ quality of life regarding an illness can be known before the doctor sees them in their office. “Knowing in advance, not only what happens at the hospital, but what happens in our patients’ homes is essential because it adds value to the whole care process, which is what we dedicate ourselves to”, affirms Ladios.

Furthermore, in many of the projects that are already in place, those measurements are analyzed in real time by Artificial Intelligence algorithms capable of detecting anomalies and informing a doctor so that they can check them and, when necessary, provide treatment or request additional tests.


Thinking about the citizen, Futurs developed a module of Cynara Care in order to incorporate different ones. Pensando en el ciudadano, Futurs desarrolló un módulo de Cynara Care para incorporar diferentes. Cynara Citizen, also known as también conocido como Yosalud, enables access to healthcare without needing to travel to the doctor’s office, clinic or hospital. With Yosalud patients are able to chat with their GP, who can prescribe them medication without them moving from where they are located. In addition, it compiles all of the patient’s reports and medical tests, and even videos of exercises recorded by the Ribera healthcare group’s professionals can be viewed.

Similarly, the ecosystem created by Futurs integrates its own solutions regarding co-innovation with start-ups developed by specialists in various healthcare areas. In the case of Minds, Ribera’s online psychological therapy, Lola the virtual carer, nutrition advice, telerehabilitation, digital dermatology consultations or patients’ telemonitorization services, amongst others. Integrations that show the potential of Cynara Cara, a versatile platform, capable of enhancing its capacity together with other companies that can offer high quality services and added value for their patients.

“From Futurs we provide the ability to give completely personalized solutions to real situations in hospitals, something that we call the ‘Living Lab’. We have direct contact with the staff that are involved in the day-to-day activities at the hospital and we are able to provide real solutions to their needs through product development teams”, explains Francisco Aznar, Software Development Manager de Futurs. In essence, we work today for the healthcare of tomorrow, focusing on telemedicine. The aim is to create a connected, intelligent, proactive and remote Hospital of the Future.

A new reality in healthcare that places the patient at the heart and meets all of their needs through technological solutions from various sources, but together on the same device which is always within the user’s reach, wherever they may be.

In the words of Pablo González during his presentation in Forbes Talks dedicated to the digitalization of the healthcare system, the benefits of applying technology to healthcare are threefold: “On the one hand, there is greater efficiency making more rational use of our resources, both in terms of our users and our professionals. On the other hand, it allows us to get optimum results, especially when it comes to healthcare quality. And, lastly, it ensures that patients have almost immediate accessibility and, more importantly, it empowers them, providing them with the necessary tools so that they feel that their needs are being met”.


Futurs is the Ribera healthcare group’s technology division. Founded in 2019 as a new concept of responsible health, it combines more than 20 years of the Ribera healthcare group’s vision and clinical experience and the most innovative technology, with its own solutions and a clear commitment to coinnovation, in order to give an optimal and comprehensive answer to the care needs of the health professionals and the current and future population.

The aim of Futurs is to improve and innovate the technology associated with  healthcare, in order to achieve better levels of health and wellbeing for people. We develop technology that helps to improve healthcare and excellence in care. In addition, we are in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and 2030 Agenda, in order to contribute to the local and economic development of our environment and add value to society.