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Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP, The Greater Paris University Hospital) is the largest university hospital in Europe with 37 hospitals (22,474 beds) mainly located in Greater Paris region. It employs more than 92,000 dedicated professionals including 23,500 physicians offering advanced treatments in the major medical specialties to +8M patients per year, including 1.5M hospitalisations (10% of all hospitalisations in France). AP-HP is linked with the University of Paris and its seven colleges of medicine, two of odontology and two of pharmacy. AP-HP is also the first biomedical research centre in Europe with 3,100 Research projects, including 904 projects with AP-HP sponsorship and > 9,500 publications per year (25% of all medical research publications in France). AP-HP is currently participating to more than 100 European projects.


The Data and Digital Innovations Department (WIND team) is implementing the AP-HP Big data platform. This high-performance storage and computing infrastructure hosts the AP-HP and Clinical Data Warehouse (CDW) which integrates clinical data of +11 million patients treated at AP-HP. It also offers data storage, data FAIRification and computing power (hadoop distributed processors and GPU technologies) for national and international research projects. More than 100 research projects including AI/ML-based projects are running on secure working environments based on open source solutions (i2b2, cohort360) associated with Jupyter portal. Secured on the infrastructure, software and organisational levels, the AP-HP Big data platform was authorized by the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) on January 19, 2017 and is the subject of a Privacy Impact Assessment for compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation.


Team Members


Christel Daniel, Researcher

Aurélien Calvetti, Project Officer

Stéphane Bréant, IT deputy director

Rémy Rouger, Data Engineer