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Health and digitization

The increase in digitization is good for healthcare as actors in the healthcare sector are becoming increasingly better networked. “Apps on prescription” are also a useful supplement for medical and therapeutic treatments. But it also raises a number of questions: What new opportunities are there? How can they be taken up? How is digital medical data protected? Find out more here.

Digitization in healthcare at a glance

Digitization in healthcare offers multiple opportunities, but also poses questions. Processes can be simplified and treatments improved. Important information at a glance.

Digital care applications (DiPA)

Digital care applications (DiPA) are a new type of care benefit. They support people who are in need of care and their loved ones. Find out how DiPA are used to support care on a daily basis.

Digitization in healthcare – how does data protection work?

Electronic health records, digital health applications (DiGAs), telemedicine – how is my data protected in digital healthcare?

The secure exchange of medical data: telematics infrastructure

The telematics infrastructure (TI) enables the secure exchange of sensitive medical data, for example between medical practices, hospitals and pharmacies. One typical usage is the e-prescription.

Digitization in the care sector

Digitization has a major impact on the care sector and can benefit both care recipients and carers. Find out more about the pros and cons of digital technology.

Innovations and modernization of the healthcare system

Innovations in healthcare: important developments in the fields of secure networking, telemedicine, research and artificial intelligence.