Digital Health

Digital technologies are revolutionizing healthcare. From telemedicine applications to intelligent healthcare platforms - research, care and patients benefit equally from digitalization.

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Trendreport

Digital healthcare apps: Close to the breakthrough

The passage of the Act to Improve Healthcare Provision through Digitalization and Innovation (the Digital Healthcare Act, DVG) in December 2019 finally paves the way for the use of digital healthcare apps. It is a fascinating topic that will be part of the agenda at MedtecLIVE.

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Best practice

Series Start-ups: With the app on prescription against heart failure

Heart failure is one of the leading causes of death. A remedy could come from the Franconian Medical Valley. In our series on start-ups in medical technology, we present ProCarement GmbH, which supports doctors in their treatment with the DiGA "ProHerz".

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Interview

DAIOR research project: Distributed artificial intelligence for the operating theatre

In the DAIOR research project, Fraunhofer IPA is working with partners to realise the operating theatre of the future with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) and robot-assisted telesurgery. The aim is to analyse surgical data using AI methods in order to support operations in real time.

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Real-time feedback and gamification in the treatment of spinal disorders

Scoliosis treatment therapies are stressful for young patients and time-consuming for therapists. In future, iScoolio - a Fraunhofer IWU project - will use an app to provide feedback for exercises performed without professional supervision. Gamification is intended to increase motivation.

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Digital patient model reduces costs and helps personalized treatment

Limiting healthcare expenditure is necessary due to demographics and a shortage of skilled labour. Together with other Fraunhofer Institutes, Fraunhofer IGD has therefore developed the digital twin. It helps doctors to define the best possible, most cost-effective treatment.

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Novelty

One billion for future technologies in the deep tech sector

The German government is providing additional funding to expand Germany as a centre of technology. The DeepTech & Climate Fund (DTCF) was developed for this purpose. It is intended to invest in the growth of companies with future technologies - up to one billion euros over the next few years.

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AI and the Artificial Intelligence Act: Driver of innovation faced with new regulations – what now?

Particularly in the field of medical technology, artificial intelligence (AI) can advance innovations, or even make them possible in the first place. Especially in imaging technology, the use of AI is today almost a standard. However, its use is to be regulated across the EU in future.

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Product

New AI tool monitors elderly health at home

Engineers are using AI and wireless technology to detect health problems of older people in their homes at an early stage. The new system, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, collects vital information without the need for a wearable device.

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Market & Industry

Federal Minister of Health presents digitalisation strategy: "Modern medicine needs digital help"

By the end of 2025, 80 per cent of the users of an electronic patient record (ePA) who are undergoing medication treatment are to have a digital medication overview. And by the end of 2026, 300 research projects with health data are to be realised by the new Research Data Centre Health.

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Digitisation outside of the box: With systems medicine to new individual therapy

Anyone who has problems with their kidneys is often sent to a nephrologist. However, the symptoms can also have other causes. While medicine often only looks at one organ, systems medicine takes a broader view of the entire human system. This is also made possible by the use of modern technologies.