The Public Value of Our Personal Health Data

Personal health data are highly valuable, but their usage creates significant risks. The question is: How can be êxploit them without the risks materializing.


  • Lead department Business
  • Institute Institute for Digital Enabling
  • Research unit Digital Skills
  • BFH centre BFH Centre for the Digital Society
  • Funding organisation Others
  • Duration (planned) 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2019
  • Project management Thomas Jarchow
  • Head of project Thomas Jarchow
  • Keywords public value, healthcare, health data, governance, policy making, public health


public value - stakeholder matrix + governance principles + communication concept

Course of action

This study analyzes the public value of personal health data for the various stakeholder groups. The study is carried out jointly with the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences and ETH.

Eine Sportlerin dent ihren Arm und im Vordergrund sind Gesundheitsdaten wie EKG-Kurve etc zu sehen.
Mit Gesundheitsapps entstehen riesige Mengen an persönlichen Daten.


So far: public value - stakeholder matrix version 1