AOK: Added value for our members

AOK: Added value for our members

Making health information available wherever and whenever patients want it on a self-determined basis: The AOK, a major German health insurance provider, is in the process of developing a digital heal...

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The electronic record: A win-win situation for everyone

The electronic record: A win-win situation for everyone

Previous illnesses, lab reports, known allergies, medications — if all of a member's major health information is available in digital form and can be accessed from a central platform when treatment is...

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Electronic records increase health awareness

Electronic records increase health awareness

I think the concept of a patient-guided record makes sense in principle. Even now, patients often get reports or discharge letters from their doctors that could easily be made available to the other a...

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Better decisions thanks to the digital record

Better decisions thanks to the digital record

Without monitoring her physical and performance data, training and competitions would be unthinkable for Laura Philipp. A digital insurance record could store all that information along with her medic...

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"I want to manage my health myself."

"I want to manage my health myself."

Carina Vollmar has found her balance. For this avid blogger from Frankfurt, it involves two important things first and foremost: a balanced diet and keeping in shape. She now has over 50,000 followers...

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The case for more competition and standards

The case for more competition and standards

The German Association of Health and IT Vendors, bvitg e.V. (bvitg) advocates for clear legal guidelines and fair competition. That in mind, the motion to amend the Appointments Service and Care Act (...

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Holistic thinking on data protection

Holistic thinking on data protection

When dealing with patient and health data, information security and data protection are the top priorities.

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Standards lead to success

Standards lead to success

The electronic insurance record is an important step towards the modernization of healthcare systems worldwide. A new cross-enterprise model of patient care will only become a reality when health info...

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ELGA and networking: A look behind the scenes

ELGA and networking: A look behind the scenes

The Electronic Health Record (ELGA) has been in use by the Lower Austrian Provincial Clinics Holding (NÖ Landeskliniken-Holding) since January 2017. Physicians and patients can access reports anywhere...

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The Swiss-made patient dossier

The Swiss-made patient dossier

In international comparisons, medical care in Switzerland ranks at the top. However, digitization of healthcare processes there is just picking up steam. The Electronic Patient Dossier (EPD) is meant ...

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Added value for everyone!

Added value for everyone!

ICW's solutions for electronic patient records offer added value and process improvements for everyone involved. Health record providers (e.g. health insurance companies) need flexible software in ord...

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