Cards for 21st century healthcare
The replacement of the previous compulsory health insurance card with the electronic healthcare card allows for the use of a modern telematics infrastructure and therefore more efficient medical treatment. Electronic healthcare cards are about to be issued in Germany and this, involving 82 million cards, represents one of the largest IT projects in the world.
With its electronic healthcare card and the corresponding electronic health professional card, G&D offers two high-performance products that improve treatment quality and increase administration efficiency. Using both cards means that patients’ personal data is effectively protected, as doctors can only access sensitive information on presentation of the patient’s card.
The introduction of the electronic healthcare card is the logical next step in the search for a more cost-effective healthcare system. It enables a variety of new functions for the medical environment beyond simply reading out administration data.Read more
Health professional cards
The use of a modern telematics infrastructure also requires that doctors, dentists, and pharmacists are connected securely. Consequently, the old paper-based IDs will be replaced by electronic health professional cards.Read more