Pandemic has intensified digitalisation

Bern, 15.12.2022 – In a four-part series, “spectra podcast” looks back at the time of the coronavirus pandemic. Together with people who contributed at and with the FOPH to the management of the crisis. Episode 1 on the topic of digitalisation.

Symbolic image of an access control with the Covid certificate app, controlling and controlled person with mobile phone

"Digitalisation isn't free”, explains Andreas Garbin, the former Head of the Reporting System Section at the FOPH in the new “spectra podcast”. “It requires high initial investment, it needs will – and digitalisation is not something that you can look at in isolation”.

In the area of digitalisation, the coronavirus pandemic both uncovered the weaknesses of the Swiss healthcare system and acted as a catalyst. Examples include the SwissCovid app, the FOPH Dashboard and the COVID certificate. “spectra podcast” with Martine Bourqui, Andreas Garbin and Dirk Lindemann.

Last modification 14.12.2022

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