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SLHS Partners

The Swiss Learning Health System brings together policy-makers, practitioners and scientists from all areas in the health and related sectors. Partner institutions include Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences, partners from the Swiss Academies, the Swiss government, partners from primary care and other public health-related organizations. The institutions involved all share the vision the SLHS and its positive impact on the Swiss health system and population health.

Funding Partners

University of Lucerne (Host)

University of Lucerne (Host)
  • Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy
  • Center for Health, Policy and Economics
  • Center for Law and Health
  • Center for Comparative Constitutional Law and Religion

Swiss TPH (Associated Institute of University of Basel)

Swiss TPH (Associated Institute of University of Basel)
Local coordinator:

Kaspar Wyss
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Institute: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
Department: Swiss Centre for International Health
Webpage: http://www.swisstph.ch/

Kaspar Wyss

Kaspar Wyss has strong management and leadership experience and is in charge of a team of over 50 staff in Basel (Switzerland) and 150 collaborators abroad focusing on health systems development primarily in low- and middle income countries. Activities relate to both research and health system monitoring and performance assessment, with a specific interest in the role and importance of human resources for health.

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)
Local coordinators:

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Institute: University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)
Department: Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care
Webpage: http://www.supsi.ch/deass


Carlo de Pietro 

Carlo de Pietro is Professor of Healthcare Management at SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland), affiliate faculty member at SDA Bocconi, research associate at CERGAS Bocconi, invited teacher at Lausanne University. Carlo received his degree in Economics at Bocconi University (Milan) and obtained his PhD in Public Management at Parma University in 2009. He has worked extensively on applied health services research since 2000 with projects supporting healthcare organizations in the development and implementation of managerial systems and tools (strategic planning, organizational design, management control, HRM).  He has also carried out applied research in policy design and evaluation for Regional governments and for the Ministry of health (in Italy) as well as for Cantonal government (in Switzerland). Finally, he participates to several Swiss competitive research programmes on health services management and governance.

Luca Crivelli 

Luca Crivelli is an economist specialized in public health policy and health insurance. He is head of department and professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, titular professor at the Università della Svizzera italiana and Deputy Director of the Swiss School of Public Health+ (SSPH+). He received his degree in Economics in 1991 and the PhD in 1998, both from the University of Zuerich. Since 2004 he has been active as policy analyst within the international health policy and reform network initiated by the Bertelsmann Foundation. From 2004 to 2007 he has been part of the advisory committee of the Swiss conference of cantonal health ministers covering the on-going reforms of Swiss health insurance and since 2013 he has been member of the experts’ committee of the National health policy strategy “Gesundheit2020”. Moreover, he is associate editor of the International Journal of Public Health and the International Review of Economics - Journal of Civil Economy as well as on the editorial board of Health Policy and Politiche Sanitarie.

University of Neuchâtel

University of Neuchâtel
Local coordinator: Paul Cotofrei
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Institute: University of Neuchâtel
Department: Faculty of Economics and Busines, Information management institute
Webpage: www.unine.ch/imi

Paul Cotofrei

  • PhD in Statistics - “Bootstrap methods and applications” (2003)
  • PhD in Computer Science - “Methodology for mining meta-rules from sequential data” (2005)

Projects

  • SNF  - "Methodology for Mining Comprehensible Rules from Sequential Data” (2001-2003)
  • CTI – “AttraWatch” (2004-2007)
  • Hasler Foundation – "Management, Validation and Optimization of an Information System Life Cycle” (2007-2010)

University of Lugano

University of Lugano
  • Istituto de Economia Politica (IdEP)
  • Centre for Organisational Research – Organization and Management theory (CORe)
  • Centre for Organisational Research – Helathand Public Management (CORe)

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Management and Law

University of Zurich

University of Zurich
Local coordinators: Stefan Neuner-Jehle
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Institute: Institute of Primary Care, University and University Hospital Zurich
Department: Chronic Care Unit
Webpage: www.hausarztmedizin.uzh.ch 

Stefan Neuner-Jehle

  • Specialist in General Internal Medicine
  • MD and Master of Public Health
  • Senior researcher and lecturer, University of Zurich

Research topics: overuse, chronic care, multimorbidity, communication between physicians and patients