17 novembre 2018

L’intelligence artificielle en soutien aux systèmes de santé apprenants.

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) show significant benefits for healthcare.

Wrote by Jean-François Ethier, Luc Lavoie et Annabelle Cumyn, members of the Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en informatique de la santé (


September 2018

Find out about Dr Jean-François Ethier’s work related to CIRESSS and Data access, in the magazine Le Spécialiste. Read the article here (french only).

April 27th, 2018

Have you missed the first Symposium on Data acces and Learning Health systems?
Never mind, capsules videos of the first Symposium on the Data access and the Learning Health systems are now available for on-line viewing.

April 27th, 2018

Radio interview with Mr. Mathieu Beaumont.

The health Data hard to acces according to Dr Jean-Francois Ethier. Return about the Symposium on Data access and the Learning Health systems.

April 27th, 2018

Newspaper article by M. Patrick Lagacé.

Acces to raw data held by the State, for purposes of scientific research wich is a stake of huge importance and has the potential to improve the life of people and to save lives.

April 26th, 2018

Newspaper article by Mrs Marie-Claude Malboeuf.

The Quebeckers could benefit from being less sensitive with their medical data. That is the appeal made by health researchers, convinced that they will revolutionize the care – and will save lives – if we let them analyze massively this kind of crucial informations.



Recent development for PARS3 and the structuring initiative CLARET

Main subjects :

  • Symposium on data access and learning health systems
  • A first clinic joins PARS3
  • CLARET, a structuring initiative

First Symposium by the Quebec SPOR Support Unit Data Platform and PARS3 updates

Main subjects :

  • Symposium on data access and learning health systems
  • New partners
  • PARS3 updates

Data Access Component Newsletter

Main subjects :

  • PARS3 is moving forward and and is exploring new collaborations
  • Proof of concept
  • Project creation tool
  • Roadmap
2017-09-01 (French only)

Bulletin d’information de la composante Accès aux données

Main subjects :

  • Présentation des travaux de la composante Accès aux données de l’Unité de soutien à la stratégie de recherche axée sur le patient du Québec
  • Vision PARS3
  • Partenaires

NEWS (French only)

December 21st, 2017

PARS3 – La plateforme apprenante pour la recherche en santé et services sociaux de l’Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec.

PARS3 is an ecosystem which will support the development and the execution of projects in three main sectors: the observational studies, the clinical trials and the transfer of knowledge (including the audit and the feedback, the decision support systems and the reflexive practice).

October 20th, 2017

Journées d’étude des comités d’éthique de la recherche et de leurs partenaires (JECER).

Research from Electronic Health Records: challenges and opportunities.

                         August 24th, 2017

Huit chercheurs de l’Université de Sherbrooke se partagent plus de 5,5 M$ pour acquérir du matériel de pointe.

This high-level research will, among other things, optimize the tracking of the care trajectory across the health care system for patients with chronic diseases.

Of this amount, $649,823 was awarded to Dr. Jean-François Ethier.

October 27th, 2016

Déjeuner avec le scientifique en chef, M. Rémi Quirion.

Big Data: Potential and challenges of the big data.

Présentation à l’Assemblée nationale du Québec par le Dr Jean-François Ethier : À la recherche du patient au cœur des données massives.