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Where are the bottlenecks to health data sharing in Switzerland?

14 March 2024 The Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) initiative coordinates the development of infrastructures for the responsible use of health-related data in research throughout Switzerland. The sharing of health data however faces repeatedly hurdles and bottlenecks. A recently published study sheds light on legal and ethical challenges besides technical aspects.  Switzerland has numerous laws, …

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IAB report 2023

14 December 2023 The SPHN International Advisory Board (IAB) has been involved in the evolution of the initiative since the very beginning. With the exception of the time during the Covid pandemic, the IAB has reviewed the progress of the activities of SPHN on an annual basis, providing valuable input and recommendations. The 2023 IAB report …

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Boosting the digital transformation of the Swiss healthcare system

7 December 2023 In comparison to other countries, Switzerland has a very good healthcare system and is known as one of the strongest locations for research and innovation. With respect to digitalization of the healthcare system, Switzerland however has a large backlog. On 22 November, the Federal Council approved the ‘DigiSanté’ program to promote the …

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SPHN Factsheet 2023

Download Factsheet 2023 The Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) coordinates the development of an infrastructure for the responsible use of health-related data for research throughout Switzerland. The new factsheet illustrates the important hub function of the Data Coordination Center (SPHN-DCC) for an efficient reuse of data. It further shows the resources that SPHN provides for …

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Susanne Driessen as new ELSIag Chair, farewell and thank you to Effy Vayena

2 October 2023 (updated on 4 December) Effy Vayena has been a dedicated contributor to the SPHN initiative from its inception. As chair of the ELSI Advisory Group (ELSIag) E. Vayena has made important contributions to laying the ground work of today’s network. With the Ethical Framework for Responsible Data processing, the ELSIag established one …

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Report on the consolidation of SPHN infrastructures

19.09.2023 The Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) initiative coordinates the development of infrastructures for the responsible use of health-related data in research throughout Switzerland. The new report describes the requirements for a sustainable continuation of the data infrastructures and the coordination work after the end of the initiative in 2024. Download report The report, written …

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