Costs of In-Patient Treatment in German Hospitals

The costs of in-patient treatment in hospitals in Germany increased by 5.7% to approximately 98.8 billion euros in 2019 compared with a year earlier (2018: 93.5 billion euros). When related to roughly 19.4 million people who were treated as in-patients in hospital, the costs per case averaged 5,088 euros, which was 5.5% more than in 2018 (4,823 euros). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that hospital costs rose by 18.8 billion euros or just under one fourth (+23.5%) from 2014 to 2019. Treatment costs per case rose by 912 euros or more than a fifth (+21.9%; 2014: 4,176…

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AI Tools 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already playing a bigger and bigger role in our lives, but AI tools 2023 going to get even bigger. In fact, we think AI will change the way we see ourselves, our relationships with each other, and our very relationship to the world around us. Here are a few trends we're seeing that are going to shape how AI tools work in 2023: 1. The "Internet of Things" will be embedded in every aspect of our lives. We'll be surrounded by sensors that collect information about our physical environment (like heart rate monitors),…

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Six Hats for a Manager

The "Six Thinking Hats" is a technique developed by Edward de Bono that can be applied to various situations and roles, including management. Here are six hats for a manager to approach a problem or decision-making process from different perspectives: White Hat: The white hat represents objective and data-driven thinking. Wearing this hat, the manager focuses on facts, figures, and information, and makes decisions based on rational analysis. Red Hat: The red hat represents emotional and intuitive thinking. Wearing this hat, the manager considers their gut feelings, emotions, and intuitions about a situation. Black Hat: The black…

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How to use ChatGPT in the Healthcare?

ChatGPT is a new AI language model Developer A new AI-powered chatbot released by OpenAI called ChatGPT has taken the Internet by storm. More than one million people]have signed up to try out the free service during one week and it has wowed users with its ability to engage in natural-sounding conversation, provide detailed answers to technical questions and even solve coding challenges. Services The service is based on the latest version of OpenAI’s large language mode GPT-3 which has been trained on vast amounts of text scraped from the Internet. (The acronym here stands for…

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Software Cerner will be discontinued in 2031

Software for clinics Cerner will be discontinued In 2031, the software manufacturer Oracle Cerner will discontinue support for ishmed (IS-H short for "Industry Solutions Healthcare") the hospital management software for German university clinics With the SAP application, clinic employees can organie their merchandise management and write bills. Thus, customers will no longer receive regular updates that, for example, close security gaps or map legal changes in the processes. Consiquently, clinics will need soon a new program. How high the effort of the conversion is, can not be estimated yet. — Read more here Weitere News und…

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Rating of Hospital Information Systems 2022

MedcoDRG generated a comparison chart for rating of Hospital Information Systems (HIS) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2022. Hospital information systems (HIS) play a vital role in hospitals. The systems are responsible for almost every aspect of a hospital’s operation and are widely used to record patient information, monitor the flow of patients through the system, forecast usage, provide reports and control various aspects of operations. HIS  in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have been significantly advanced in the last two decades because of demand for faster, more reliable and flexible systems. The rapid rise of hospital-based…

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Smart Hospital 2022

Smart hospitals are the future of healthcare. They are designed to be more efficient and effective, so that doctors and nurses can provide the best possible care to their patients, while also reducing costs. In a smart hospital, patients will be able to access their medical records 24/7 from any device or computer, which will make it easier for them to understand their own health history andere take better care of themselves. Smart hospitals will also use artificial intelligence to improve patient outcomes by reducing medication errors and other forms of medical intelligence. - Read more at:…

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What are countries with the best healthcare in the world in 2022?

Based on extensive interviews with world leaders in healthcare and data from international organizations,  Commonwealth Fund has compiled a list of countries with the best healthcare in the world.   In 2022 countries that have the best healthcare in the world are: Norway The Netherlands Australia United Kingdom Germany The best healthcare in the world will be based on its accessibility, quality, and cost. While there are many factors that contribute to the quality of healthcare in a given country, one of the most important is how accessible it is. When people can easily access medication,…

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Life expectancy in all EU regions – Eurostat

Eurostat highlights data on life expectancy at birth The average number of years a newborn is expected to live based on current mortality rates across people of all ages. Life expectancy is higher for women in all EU regions with some differences. — Read on

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European Institutions: Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment

MedcoDRG is proud to accompany the development of the agreement on reforming research assessment of such European Institutions as the ERA Forum and the European Research Area Committee (ERAC) The Agreement sets a shared direction for changes in assessment practices for research, researchers and research-performing organisations, with the overarching goal to maximise the quality and impact of research. The Agreement includes the principles, commitments and timeframe for reforms and lays out the principles for a Coalition of organisations willing to work together in implementing the changes. Organisations involved include public and private research funders, universities, research centres,…

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