Philippe Held

CEO & Founder of DermoSafe

Philippe Held is CEO & Founder of DermoSafe, a startup based in Switzerland. DermoSafe is active in the field of E-health and provides to the healthcare system an integrated solution and services supporting skin cancer screening by connected dermoscopy.

Philippe has an engineering and managerial background with broad experiences in various fields such as RFID. Only recently he entered into the field of healthcare after being granted the Axa Innovation Award 2012. He has no medical background and that’s probably the reason why he can think outside the box, being creative and thinking about disruptive methods in this very conservative field of healthcare.

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Posted on 23.11.2016

Skin cancer screening for all

Artificial intelligence technology can help to meet rising demand for early detection of melanoma. Skin cancer and melanoma (the most severe type of skin cancer) are becoming a social health issue. The incidence has been rising. Currently, between 2 and 3 million non-melanoma skin cancers and 132,000 melanoma skin cancers occur globally each year.  Experts […]

By Philippe Held CEO & Founder of DermoSafe