Tag: personalized health informatics group

  • The Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN): solutions for researchers

    From biomedical project planning to health data recruitment, from data transfer and analysis to their reuse: discover how the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) initiative, a project of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences and SIB, helps...

  • The national infrastructure to boost personalized health research is up and running

    Connecting researchers from across Switzerland with biomedical data to foster personalized health: this is the aim of the national secure computing network BioMedIT, set up by the SIB in collaboration with ETH Zurich and the University of Basel.

  • One entry-point to query them all: the SPHN Federated Query System is online

    For the first time, biomedical researchers can assess the availability of consented datasets over all five university hospitals in Switzerland at once.

  • Global Alliance for Genomics and Health featured in Cell Genomics

    The latest special issue of the journal Cell Genomics features a collection of perspective, opinion, Q&A and technical papers dedicated to the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH).

  • How to make biomedical research data able to interact?

    Swiss specialists in data semantics define the national strategy for the interoperability of research data to enable a strong policy of promoting personalised medicine.

  • The SPHN fact-sheet 2020 is out

    Find out about the current status of the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) – a project of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) and SIB -, its perspectives and goals for the next funding period.

  • Bringing Swiss health data to biomedical research: an interoperability journey

    Health data from patients are typically generated and stored in a multitude of ways across Swiss hospitals. Making these data both accessible and useful to biomedical researchers is the goal of the Swiss Personalized Health Network initiative...

  • How will Swiss researchers retrieve nationwide clinical data in the near future?

    Thanks to the national initiative Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN), Switzerland is currently shifting from a fragmented health data landscape to a coordinated infrastructure enabling personalized health research. But how does this translate...

  • “The network we are building to empower personalized health research will be here to last”

    Personalized healthcare requires a solid foundation; establishing interoperability of biomedical information and building a national infrastructure provides such a basis. It is with this conviction that Katrin Crameri took over the reins of SIB’s...

  • A national infrastructure network to enable secure biomedical data processing: the BioMedIT project

    Today, we present an overview of the BioMedIT project, coordinated by SIB’s Personalized Health Informatics Group, as the first of a series of articles on SIB’s role in the development of a personalized health research infrastructure in...

  • Switzerland to contribute to the definition of international genomic data sharing standards

    The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) has selected SPHN among its “2019 Driver Projects” that aim to develop and pilot standards for sharing genomic and health-related data.

  • Personalized Health Informatics

    Focus on the group’s mission The role of the Personalized Health Informatics Group (PHI) is to establish mechanisms enabling nationwide interoperability and responsible sharing of health-related data, in particular in the context of the Swiss...

  • The Swiss Data Science Center and SIB are joining forces to build a secure data processing environment for personalized health research in Switzerland

    The Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) and SIB are teaming up on developing software platforms, services and best practices for privacy-conscious data-driven science in the context of SPHN.

  • From infrastructure planning to implementation, BioMedIT progresses

    Update on the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) Designed to promote the development of personalized health in Switzerland, the SPHN initiative will lay the foundations to foster research projects in this area, including mechanisms...

  • The SPHN Data Coordination Centre is expanding its team

    The Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) is a national initiative designed to promote the development of personalized health in Switzerland. As a part of it, the Data Coordination Centre, led by SIB under the supervision of the National...

  • Video – Building the national research infrastructure

    SIB was mandated to play a pivotal role in the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN), a national initiative launched in January 2017.Torsten Schwede, Head of SIB’s Personalized Health Informatics group, presents some of the challenges and the...