Historically, scientists in Switzerland had to cope with considerable limitations. Clinical data was hard to find and difficult to access even within the same institution. Datasets originating from different hospitals and containing clinical routine data were often not interoperable and could not be easily reused for research.
Propelled by SPHN - and thanks to the collaboration of all stakeholders - researchers will soon be able to access and analyze secured and consented data from healthcare institutions across the country. Here is how. Trace the steps of Sarah, a Swiss Researcher.