Digital Health Innovation

The medical sector is on the verge of a digital revolution. In this project, researchers are developing a political action plan to ensure that everyone in Switzerland can benefit from these developments.

Factsheet

Situation

In the past years, researchers and industry have explored the potential of digital tools for the improvement of human health. Medicine is on the verge of a digital revolution that could change the way we think about human health. The effects are promising, yet still fraught with uncertainties that need to be analysed in order to anticipate and responsibly manage the innovations in this field.

Course of action

The project has the following objectives: - Identification of the needs and challenges related to digital innovation in the Swiss health sector - Identification of political and regulatory trends Recommendation of principles and policies - Identification of measures required to ensure responsible digital innovation in the health sector - Communication of the project results and recommendations to key decision makers

This project contributes to the following SDGs

  • 3: Accès à la santé