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Interviews Concerning Health Politics

Interviews concerning health politics

Good health is human's most precious thing. Since that applies to everyone politics concerned with health turn into an interesting, sometimes explosive subject. MEDICA.de speaks with managers, experts and politicians about news from health politics.

 
 

The great escape: Why awareness of mortality can be bad for health

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Photo: An emergency exit sign [27/08/2015] People with low self-esteem use a variety of escape mechanisms to avoid thinking about their own mortality, new research reveals.The great escape: Why awareness of mortality can be bad for health - Read more

Big Data: breaking the curse of dimensionality

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Photo: huge data server [24/08/2015] The term big data is complex. On one hand, it describes the amount of data itself while characterizing the technology required to collect and analyze the data on the other. The fact is big data is essential in medicine. Data-supported models not only assist in promoting medical research, they also make it easier to reach treatment decisions.Big Data: breaking the curse of dimensionality - Read more

Krankenhaus Rating Report: Not every hospital needs to be maintained

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Photo: Empty patient's room [10/08/2015] This year’s German Krankenhaus Rating Report concludes: the probability of insolvency for German hospitals continues to increase. More than ever, the demographic change demands a more efficient health care system. This also includes the closing of several hospitals, particularly in rural areas. The scheduled Hospital Structures Act is soon said to make this decision easier.Krankenhaus Rating Report: Not every hospital needs to be maintained - Read more

Tool helps public health agencies prioritize health risks

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Photo: The words [04/08/2015] Public health agencies across the globe are challenged with preventing the spread of chronic diseases while dealing with limited funds and devastating budget cuts. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has applied the Public Health Index (PHI) model, to help the Brazilian government identify and prioritize health risks affecting its population.Tool helps public health agencies prioritize health risks - Read more

Tele-ICU care also benefits physicians

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Photo: Prof. Thea Koch [22/07/2015] Tele-ICU care with which the U.S. has already had excellent experiences is meant to also be implemented in Germany so facilities are able to provide their patients with optimal care. MEDICA-tradefair.com spoke with Prof. Thea Koch, President of the German Society for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine about this subject.Tele-ICU care also benefits physicians - Read more

 
 

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