Gianluigi Reni, Engineer, received an Electronics Engineering Degree in 1986 at the Polytechnic of Milan. Since 1992 he is Head of the Bioengineering and Medical Informatics Lab at the Medea Institute, where he led several research projects in the field of telemedicine and informatics systems. He is author of many patents and publications. He is the ARIS (Union of Private Healthcare Providers) delegate member at the Regional Board providing advice to the Regional Council with regard to the Regional Health Information System. As a consultant he directed the redesign of information systems at various hospitals.