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Modular Emergency Hospitals – Quick disaster response

Interview with Professor Thomas Neumuth, Vice Director, Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS), University of Leipzig, Germany

06/08/2017

Image: Prof. Thomas Neumuth; Copyright: private

Prof. Thomas Neumuth; ©private

Image: A collapsed house; Copyright: panthermedia.net/paolo74s

"There are different requirements placed on special units depending on the reason for the hospital activation." For example, with an earthquake there are more contusions and bone fractures; ©panthermedia.net/paolo74s

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The emergency hospital, which is a joint project of the EU states, can theoretically be used anywhere in the world; ©panthermedia.net/everythingposs

Image: Two physicians talking to each other, pointing at a tablet, which they are holding in their hands; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Cathy Yeulet

The ICCAS is in charge of medical informatics and medical technology, including the registration of all patients and their treatment with an electronic patient record; ©panthermedia.net/Cathy Yeulet

Image: Olga Wart; © Rolf Stahl