(Swiss Competence and Coordination Centre of the Confederation and the Cantons)
Adrian Schmid is Head of the Swiss Coordination Office for eHealth (eHealth Suisse) since 2008.
eHealth Suisse is mandated by the Confederation (national government) and the Cantons (26 regional governments) to organize the process, provide sustainability and coherence in implementing eHealth in Switzerland
Electronic Health Records and Big Data – the Swiss approach
Switzerland has started to establish a patient centered national Electronic Health Record. In parallel several private and Government funded projects are linking other heath data sources. The aim here is to have more and better information for research. The presentation demonstrates how Switzerland tries to combine the different approaches while respecting the different objectives