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  • 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

Digital health care: Opportunities for the best medical care

A uniform telehealth platform permits cross-case, standardized data sharing among healthcare providers. Telemedicine assistance systems can support patients and their families in everyday tasks, help bridge long distances to medical personnel and optimize the care process. We are helping shape the digital healthcare system with numerous pilot projects.

Our contribution to the SDGs

  • For example, we are involved in developing a solution for antibiotic treatment consultation at the St. Georg Hospital in Leipzig. The primary goal is to enable fast, secure data exchange between doctors, patients and health insurers. The State of Saxony sponsored the project with over EUR 1.2 million at the beginning of 2017. It will run until mid-2019.
  • The Saxony Psychotraumatology Telemedicine Network is set to sustainably improve the integrated treatment chain for post-traumatic stress disorders and support digital mental health interventions. Telematic communication and interoperability should support consultation and treatment early on and should, above all, be tailored to the circumstances. The goal is to enable straightforward and location-independent access to the treatment network, make expertise universally available and guarantee cross-institution documentation and coordination of the healthcare process. The EU and the State of Saxony will be funding the innovative project, which will run until 2020, with EUR 1.4 million.