Servicio Andaluz de Salud-SAS (the Andalusian Health Service) is a public body providing all healthcare services to the 8.4 million inhabitants in Andalusia. It is an autonomous “arms-length” organisation, attached to the Ministry of Health of the Government of Andalusia. SAS provides a wide range of healthcare services from preventive and public health activities to highly specialized services, in a system with universal coverage and funded by taxes, through a network of integrated healthcare facilities organized to ensure the accessibility of the population: 1,500 primary care centres, 49 hospitals and over 100,000 employees.
SAS Central Service are located in Seville, included the Deputy Directorate of Information Technology and Communications (STIC), responsible for the definition and implementation of ICT policies and strategies throughout the Andalusian Health Service. The STIC is leading the process of transformation and improvement of eSystems, to facilitate and improve the daily work of public healthcare professionals and the services provided to citizens.