17.03.2017

Implementing the digital change: what can policymakers contribute to it?

The demographic development will pose major challenges to the German health care system in the years to come. The digitisation of...

The panel members discuss enthusiastically. From left: Marcus Wenzel (ZVEI) and Hagen Hupperts (Charité Berlin).

Apps & Mobile Devices in the health service – Opportunity or incalculable risk in the hospital?

With this question, the ZVEI discussed the use of Apps and Mobile Devices at the Medicine and Health Congress in Berlin. The...

In the OECD rankings, Germany was in the middle for health expenditure in 2011.

Germany in the middle for per-capita expenditure on health

In 2011, Germany spent 11.3 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on health. This is revealed by the revised "Health Data...