healthbank Announces Strategic Partnerships to Bring to Market Global Health Data Transaction Platform

Aug 31, 2015, 01:00 ET from Noser Engineering AG

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Noser Health and Netcetera join healthbank to deliver new platform 

healthbank, the world's first citizen-owned health data transaction platform, announced today strategic partnerships with Noser Health and Netcetera to engineer and bring to market its global health data transaction platform.

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"Our business model is built on trust, neutrality, impact and growth," emphasized Reto Schegg, Chief Executive Officer, healthbank, Cooperative. "We are fortunate to have attracted partners such as Noser Health and Netcetera, who not only embrace these values, but also bring the leading-edge expertise required to deliver on them."

The healthbank health data transaction platform connects data sources from all facets of the global healthcare ecosystem and rewards participants for sharing their data for research purposes. healthbank is partnering with leaders in healthcare and technology to make sure users experience a safe, efficient and user-friendly way to store, share and access personal health data.

The new healthbank platform will empower users to better understand and manage their health, improve communications with health care providers, family members, and others in the health ecosystem while accelerating research.

Based in Switzerland, healthbank leverages Swiss neutrality, trust and data privacy to enable citizen users, researchers and organizations with large data sets to unlock the value of health and medical data on its independent, global transaction platform.  

"Netcetera is very excited to engage with healthbank to engineer the backbone of the new platform focusing on data security and stability," said Andrej Vckovski, Chief Executive Officer, Netcetera. "Because Netcetera specializes in highly secure and mission-critical systems, this is an excellent fit for us."

"Noser Health is thrilled to have the opportunity to engineer the front-end user interface of such a compelling platform, which must consider diverse healthcare standards and security norms, while delivering an exceptional user experience across a multitude of devices," explained Martin Straumann, Head of Noser Health, at Noser Engineering AG. "healthbank's new platform has been conceptualized to innovate and empower the user with the potential to completely change the way we manage our healthcare."  

Users will manage and control their data on the new healthbank platform and they alone will decide whether to share their data with health care providers, family members, researchers and others. In addition, healthbank is a citizen-owned Swiss cooperative, in which users can, but are not obligated to, become members and have voting rights.

About healthbank 

healthbank is the world's first citizen-owned health data transaction platform connecting data sources from all facets of the healthcare ecosystem and rewarding participants for sharing their data for research purposes.  Based in Switzerland, healthbank leverages Swiss neutrality, trust and data privacy to enable citizen users, researchers and organizations with large data sets to unlock the value of health and medical data on its independent, global transaction platform. http://www.healthbank.coop    

About Netcetera 

Netcetera is one of the leading software companies in Switzerland supporting its varied customers' core businesses with tailored solutions. Dedicated professionals with many years of experience and proven expertise have established the company's excellent reputation. Well thought-out software with an innovative approach are Netcetera's trademark, resulting in numerous awards, satisfied customers and employees. Netcetera covers all phases of the IT system life cycle, including expert advice, agile project approach, high quality software development and the best possible user experience. Founded in 1996, Zurich-based Netcetera Holding AG has roughly 350 employees in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Macedonia and the United Arab Emirates. http://www.netcetera.com

About Noser Health 

With over 30 years of experience as a software engineering company, Noser Engineering AG stands for quality, agility and innovation while contributing to the success of local, national and international companies. As an established partner for innovative, mobile solutions with over 170 dedicated employees, Noser Health is striving together with hospitals and medical practices to shape and optimize patient pathways with digital solutions. http://www.noserhealth.com

Media Contact for healthbank:
Thomas Schulz
thomas.schulz@healthbank.coop
+41-22-552-0208

Media Contact for Netcetera:
Angelika Seiler
angelika.seiler@netcetera.com
+41-44-297-58-09

Media Contact for Noser Health:
Tammara Anderton
mediarelations@andertonboyd.com
+41-44-586-11-49

SOURCE Noser Engineering AG