Back to profiles

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

Request a Call

On-demand, expert advice.

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


  • 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


  • University of Geneva

    Master Studies | Public Health | 2009 - 2014

  • Université d'Antananarivo

    Doctorat | Médecine | 1994 - 2002