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German Medical Award: Focus on patients

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Time stress and many regulations characterize the daily practice. As a result, patients are rarely perceived with their individual needs. The German Medical Award addresses this problem. Clinics, doctors and companies have the opportunity to present their innovative care solutions and patient-oriented clinic and practice management and to receive the award. Find out which criteria they have to meet and to what extent patients have a say in our interview!

Have a pleasant week,

Diana Heiduk
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: Technology against resistances
Interview: German Medical Award 2019
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Photonics: "We want a rapid and easy method to identify pathogens and antibiotic resistance"

Topic of the Month

Image: A greenly lit laboratory device; Copyright: Sven Döring
The medical devices value chain has gaps between academic research and industrial practice that slow down innovation processes. This also applies to time-sensitive and urgently needed products such as rapid diagnostic tests to identify resistant pathogens. At the InfectoGnostics Research Campus in Jena, partners from research and medicine team up to close these gaps.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Photonics: "We want a rapid and easy method to identify pathogens and antibiotic resistance"
Antibiotic resistance: technical tricks against pathogens
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Calling all Healthcare innovators: Join the MEDICA App COMPETITION NOW!

Image: MEDICA App COMPETITION; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

It´s now or never. Join the 8th MEDICA App COMPETITION now and save your speaking spot at the world´s number 1 place for health start-ups!

The MEDICA App COMPETITION powered by MEDICA, Bayer G4A and Roche Diagnostics, is looking for the most advanced app and platform based solutions in the healthcare sector. If your solution is designed to e.g. e-connect doctors and remote patients, collect mass healthcare data, monitor vital signs in real-time, provide precise diagnostics or support in therapy and rehabilitation, the competition is the perfect way to generate visibility for your solution - worldwide.

Submit your solution to the MEDICA App COMPETITION free of charge, show your connected medical innovation and compete to stand among the world’s top healthcare start-ups.

The top 10 finalists selected by the international board of jury members will pitch their solutions live on stage on Tuesday, November 19th 2019 at the 6th MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, the hotspot for connected and mobile healthcare. Many valuable business connections, cash prizes up to 3.500 Euro, major support from MEDICA, the world’s largest trade fair in the healthcare industry, and speaking opportunities are awaiting the finalists and winners.

Read more about the MEDICA App COMPETITION
Submit your solution free of charge until September 18th, 2019
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German Medical Award 2019 celebrates the future of (patient) care


Image: Participants of the German emdical Award 2019; Copyright: German medical Award 2019
The German Medical Award will take place on November 18, 2019, as part of the MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf. The ceremony emphasizes the commitment to excellence in cutting-edge care for patients. Doctors, clinical centers and companies in the medical and healthcare industry can demonstrate their achievements in medicine and management in hopes of receiving the coveted award.
Read the interview here:
German Medical Award 2019 celebrates the future of (patient) care
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