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.
Digital solutions create new opportunities such as:
Digital health services
simplify and improve care.
Always at hand: the Digital COVID Certificate
Anyone who has been vaccinated against COVID-19 can conveniently prove this with the Digital COVID Certificate. This is practical when going to restaurants or traveling within the EU, for instance. The certificate will also apply to people who have tested negative and are recovered.
Find out more about the Digital COVID Certificate
People who pose a low risk of infection can use the “CovPass” app. Read on to discover how the digital certificate works and how to obtain it.To the article
The electronic patient record: have documents more readily to hand
A digital safe for all important health records
With the electronic patient record, insured persons can quickly access their personal health records in an app. The documents are well protected and can be shared with medical practices, hospitals or pharmacies as required.
Find out more about the ePA
Read on to discover how the data is protected and the benefits of the electronic patient record.To the article
Health apps can support treatments
For example, apps on prescription can support the treatment of medical conditions such as migraines or depression. Like drugs, digital health applications (DiGA) are also tested for their efficacy and safety.
Find out more about apps on prescription
Read on to discover the medical conditions for which DiGA are available and how they support their treatment.To the article
Complementing treatments with online video appointments
Doctors’ appointments can take place online in the form of video consultations. This is convenient and saves time. It is also easier for patients with limited mobility.
Find out more about online video appointments
Read on to find out more about how online video appointments work and the situations in which they are helpful.To the article
For better care: digitization of the healthcare sector
Innovation in the healthcare sector does not solely concern the treatment of patients, but also helps promote health research and the development of new therapies.