CEO of NHI; Research Associate at Nova SBE
João Marques-Gomes is the CEO of Nova Healthcare Initiative, a researcher at Nova SBE, and a management consultant. He also acts as a manager of SHARE – the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, which is the largest social study in Europe. João Marques-Gomes is a member of the Executive Committee of the Portuguese Health Economics Association.
João Marques-Gomes specializes in performance improvement. His work consists essentially of measuring the performance of organizations through scientific methods, and understanding how organizations can be more efficient and productive. He works with hospitals, primary care units, and marketing and sales departments of pharmaceutical companies.
His research has been repeatedly funded by FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, the Portuguese public agency that supports science, technology and innovation. João Marques-Gomes has worked for the European Commission and for the Portuguese Ministry of Health. He also worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company and Pfizer in Brazil.
He is regularly invited as a guest speaker in conferences and congresses organized by professional and scientific associations, universities, government agencies, and healthcare provider units in Europe and Brazil. In Brazil, the conferences organized by the University of Sao Paulo and by SEBRAE – the Brazilian support service for micro and small businesses clearly stand out.
João Marques-Gomes completed his BS and MS in Economics at Nova SBE in Portugal. He has a postgraduate degree in Strategy from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in the USA, and a MBA from FIA – Fundação Instituto de Administração in Brazil. He is currently writing his PhD thesis.
MBA, 2012, FIA – Fundação Instituto de Administração, Brazil
Postgraduate diploma in Strategy, 2011, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
MS in Economics, 2001, Nova SBE, Portugal
BS in Economics, 1998, Nova SBE, Portugal
Health management, Performance of organizations, Marketing
Articles & Reports
PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (* ORAL)
* Marques-Gomes, J. (2016). How reliable are efficiency estimates from parametric frontier methods? An application to primary care centers in southern Europe. EuHEA Conference 2016, European Health Economics Association, Germany
* Marques-Gomes, J. (2015). Efficiency of the Portuguese NHS primary care centers with pre-austerity data (in Portuguese). 14th Portuguese National Conference on Health Economics, Portuguese Health Economics Association, Portugal
Marques-Gomes, J. (2015). Efficiency of the Portuguese NHS hospitals with pre-austerity data (in Portuguese). 14th Portuguese National Conference on Health Economics, Portuguese Health Economics Association, Portugal
Marques-Gomes, J. (2015). Management of hypertension: the cheap is expensive? (in Portuguese). 14th Portuguese National Conference on Health Economics, Portuguese Health Economics Association, Portugal
* Marques-Gomes, J. (2002). Contracts and hospital financing in a moral hazard environment. 4th European Conference on Health Economics, European Health Economics Association, Paris, France; 5th Conference: Strategic Issues on Healthcare Management, University of St. Andrews, UK; 1st International Conference on Health Economics, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Greece
EXPH (External Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health). (2015). Disruptive innovation – Considerations for health and health care in Europe. European Commission, 29 October 2015. Available online at: http://ec.europa.eu/health/expert_panel/opinions/docs/011_disruptive_innovation_en.pdf
Marques-Gomes, J. & Barros, P.P. (2015). Expenditure on outpatient prescription drugs. In: P.P. Barros (coordinator), (Portugal’s) Public health policies: 2011-2014, Impact assessment (in Portuguese), Portuguese Ministry of Health, (pp.107-120) Available online at: http://ppbarros.fe.unl.pt/My%20Shared%20Documents/Pol%C3%ADticas%20Públicas%20em%20Saúde%20(light).pdf
Barros, P.P. & Marques-Gomes, J. (2003). Health care systems in the EU, hospital management models and efficiency in the Portuguese hospital system (in Portuguese). Portuguese Court of Auditors, Audit Report nº 47/2003
NON-PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
Marques-Gomes, J. (2014). What future has the Portuguese NHS? (in Portuguese). Netfarma, 24 November 2014. Available online at: http://www.netfarma.pt/artigo/notasdanova-futurosnsjoaopedrogomes
Marques-Gomes, J. & Rocha, P. (1997). Essay on the Portuguese reality had it not been the revolution of April (in Portuguese). Nova Economia, 13, pp. 50-53
Awards & Honors
Merit award for the highest grade point average of the graduating class – Fundação Instituto de Administração, Brazil (2012)
Fellow 2009, International Society for the Performing Arts, USA (2009)
Official praise for loyalty and competence awarded by the Minister of Education (Despacho nº 8601-P/2005, April 19), Ministry of Education, Portugal (2005)