Swiss cantons Zurich, Bern develop joint e-health platform

Monday 10 July 2017 | 16:33 CET | News
Swiss cantons Bern and Zurich are working together on a joint e-health platform, developed by the non-profit organisation Axsana, in cooperation with Swisscom. This will allow inhabitants of both cantons to provide data via an electronic patient dossier from 2020, reported inside-IT.ch. The Executive Council of Bern has granted CHF 50,000 to participate in the regional association Axsana. The Cantonal Parliament will decide on a loan of CHF 1.8 million for further financing of the project in spring 2018.

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