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Patricia Sigam

Zürich Area, Switzerland

After her medical studies, Dr. Patricia Sigam started her medical carrier in surgery departments where she has been practicing during 6 years. Her interest in technology and in new ways of providing care brought her to eHealth. She worked more than 5 years as physician for several telemedicine companies in Switzerland. Beside this, she also achieved a Master Studies in Public Health at the University of Geneva. Passionate about the revolution brought by mobile technology in the society, she associate with an experimented It entrepreneur and fou

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Areas of Expertise

  • Mobile Health

    Our company has already developed 2 apps. One for a big pharmaceutical company, a consumer app to track blood pressure. And the complete mobile solution +WoundDesk that integrates a complex mobile app, a web-based administration and analytics tools. The apps are developed according to the norm EN 62304:2006 and offer a high level of security.

    • Software
    • Mobile development
    • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
    • Hospitals
    • Physician Offices
    • Home Care
    • Wound Care
    • Chronic Disease
    • chronic care management
  • Public Heallth

    During my Master Studies in Public Health I focus on all the issue related to chronic care management and the role of the technology to reduce cost and compensated the shortage in trained professionals

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Telehealth
    • chronic care management
    • Integrated Delivery System
    • Mobile medical apps
    • telemedicine
  • Telemedicine

    During 6 years I practiced in the first Swiss Telemedicine Center, Medgate. From emergency phone support to preventive tele-consultation, a wide range of disruptive healthcare delivery solutions were implemented in the center.

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Telehealth
    • Aging
    • tele health
    • monitoring
    • preventing medicine
    • Chronic Disease
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Disease Prevention

My Interests

Health Sectors
Medical Devices, Digital Health, Health IT

Experience

  • CEO

    digitalMedLab | April 2012 - Current

    We develop mobile health application for health professionals and patients. WoundDesk is the first application, of a suite of high standard, secure and easy-to-use mobile health applications. WoundDesk allows healthcare providers to use a mobile phone everywhere and anytime to enter assessments of patient wounds, update wound care visit forms, consult guidelines, take digital pictures, edit reports and transmit real-time information to other connected health professionals.

  • Project Manager

    Sigam Public Health Consulting | June 2010 - April 2012

    We are your partner for the management of public health projects. Our skills range from conception to monitoring and evaluation of public health projects.

  • Physician : epidemiology departement

    Kantonsaerztlicher Dienst Basel-Stadt | May 2009 - May 2010

  • Physician : Telemedicine Departement

    Medgate | October 2006 - April 2009

Education

  • University of Geneva

    Master Studies | Public Health | 2009 - 2014

  • Université d'Antananarivo

    Doctorat | Médecine | 1994 - 2002