The field of eHealth is constantly changing and evolving. Information technology has enabled the health system to evolve. With one objective, to have a more efficient system at the service of patients.
The HES-SO Valais-Wallis responds to these challenges by offering a range of expertise for applied and interdisciplinary research in the field of digital health in partnership with the players in the field (university hospitals, patients, medical and nursing staff, healthcare institutions, insurances).
The skills are multiple such as eHealth applications, sensor developments, artificial intelligence, data science, VR/AR or data privacy and ethics around health, and many others. More than 50 researchers are working on the subject at research institutes such as the Institute of Information Systems of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis based in Sierre (Valais, Switzerland) within the Swiss Digital Center.