• Free the data! – How the health sector is overcoming the system blockade

    The fourth Praevenire Digital Health Symposium in Seitenstetten, Austria, focused on the use of health data and how this would improve healthcare. There are structural problems with data use in most European countries. But the North showed what the solution could look like, writesour author in his review of the Praevenire…

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  • Why better usability makes the digital world more socially just

    Simple, easy-to-use interfaces should be a matter of course today. But machine logic is still too often in the foreground and leads to unnecessary barriers, criticise our authors. They would like to see more appreciation for successful user interfaces and thus also a contribution to social justice - a plea.

    Good usability…

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  • Data Colonialism and the Role of the Public Sector 

    Data is not only the oil of the digital age, but also a commodity that can be unethically obtained or misused. Prof. Dr Ulises Mejîas from the State University of New York, College at Oswego is a luminary in the field of data sovereignty. In May, we have the great pleasure to welcome him at the BFH Business School. We…

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  • The future of healthcare: from vision to best practices

    On the one hand, the pandemic has posed new challenges for the healthcare system, on the other hand, it has provided a considerable impetus for digitalisation. Gaps and media breaks in communication processes have been found and new IT options, mobile applications and apps have been created to close these gaps. Now it is…

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  • Why we should sometimes think in terms of Zero and One – a podcast episode about digital skills

    Being able to teach artificial intelligence our chaotic thinking - that is a skill we will need in the future. Using technologies profitably and sustainably is also part of it. We talk about this with Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Obwegeser in the 6th episode of our podcast.

    Nikolaus Obwegeser heads the Institute Digital Technology…

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Data Colonialism and the Role of the Public Sector 

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Data is not only the oil of the digital age, but also a commodity…

The future of healthcare: from vision to best practices

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On the one hand, the pandemic has posed new challenges for the…

How the Swiss assistance robot Lio supports nursing care

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Robots can take over repetitive and monotonous tasks in the care…