Regional Support Groups for the Development of eHealth (GRADeS)



Type of actor

Institutional player

Fields of intervention

Health / Social care

Intervention zone


What is a GRADeS?

The GRADeS regional groups provide eHealth expertise for territories and support healthcare professionals through their occupation's digital transition. They are meant to guarantee the outcome of improved quality of care, respecting the security and confidentiality of health data and developing the use of eHealth services in the region.


  • Monitor the architecture, interoperability and security of health information systems
  • Lead and unify stakeholders around the eHealth strategy
  • Promote the use of e-services in health
  • Bring their expertise to regional stakeholders
  • Carry out other projects in partnership with institutions and health care providers

I have a project, how can contacting a GRADeS be of use to me?

  • To find out about current and planned regional and national offerings
  • To identify the regional and national standards that affect you
  • To technically integrate regional and national ISs and standards
  • To get feedback on the design of eHealth tools
  • To get cybersecurity expertise in the eHealth sector
  • To get support in finding partners at the local and territorial level.

At what stage of my project should I contact them?

From the scoping phase (advisability and feasibility studies)

J'ai un projet, en quoi entrer en contact avec un GRADeS ?

  • Pour connaître l’offre régionale et nationale, actuelle et en projet ;
  • Pour identifier les référentiels régionaux et nationaux qui me concernent ;
  • Pour intégrer techniquement les SI et référentiels régionaux et nationaux ;
  • Pour bénéficier d’un retour d’expérience sur la conception d’outils e-santé ;
  • Pour bénéficier d’une expertise en cyber-sécurité dans le secteur de la e-santé ;
  • Pour bénéficier d’un appui dans la recherche de partenaires au niveau local et territorial.

A quelle phase de mon projet entrer en contact ?

Dès la phase de cadrage (études d’opportunité et de faisabilité).

Finance-t-elle des projets ?


Practical guide

Frequently asked questions about Innov’ Autonomie.

Do the GRADeS charge for their services?

As a public service, our services are largely funded already, but some may be subject to a fee.

Can the GRADeS support my project individually?

Your request will be considered on a case-by-case basis within the limits of our ability to process requests.