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Guide to e-prescriptions
Electronic prescriptions (e-prescriptions) are convenient and easy to use. When you log in to the official e-prescription app, you can avail of various order and delivery options. This saves you time and unnecessary journeys.Find out more
The ePA: A companion for life
Data and diagnoses can be stored in the electronic patient record (ePA) from birth. The ePA is useful in sickness and in health – the electronic storage of documents like the edental bonus booklet or certificate of vaccination means that you never have to worry about losing them or forgetting to take them to appointments.Find out more
Health and digitization
Digitization brings with it many opportunities – including for health. Digital networking provides quicker and easier access to health information. In addition, health apps can support and improve the treatment of medical conditions.
Need medical assistance?
Alert the emergency services immediately in potentially life-threatening situations and emergencies.
Non-emergency medical assistance at night, at the weekend, and on public holidays.
Find a doctor’s practice or a hospital that offers the medical services you need.
Allergies – when the body over-reacts
Allergies are very common. In Germany, almost one third of the population will have an allergy at some point in their lives. In addition to pollen, substances such as animal hair, house dust, certain types of food, insect venom, metals, fragrances and medication can cause an allergic reaction.Find out more
Early detection of diseases
Many conditions can be treated more effectively if detected early. Various screening examinations are available to detect these conditions at an early stage.Find out more
Climate change and health
Climate change is also changing the weather in Germany. Rising temperatures can put strain on the body in many ways. However, it is not just the heat itself that can negatively affect people’s health.Find out more