2021-27 EU Programmes for Health and Investment

Multi-billion-euro funding schemes will support research directly and indirectly Multi-billion-euro funding schemes will support research directly and indirectly The European Parliament has given its final approval to two 2021-27 EU programmes for bolstering health and investment activities that will make direct and indirect contributions to the bloc’s research capacity. The renewed InvestEU programme will use budget guarantees totalling €26.2 billion to mobilise private and national investments estimated to reach more than €372bn in four policy areas. — Read on www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-europe-politics-2021-3-meps-sign-off-eu-health-and-investment-programmes/

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Amazon Medical Insurance

Three years ago, Amazon founded the health insurance company Haven Healthcare together with the investment company Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JP Morgan. Now this is to end again - a company spokesperson recently confirmed this to US media. Read more at: www.pfefferminzia.de/haven-healthcare-amazon-macht-schluss-mit-krankenversicherung/

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Prohibition of Offsetting Against Invoice Correction

Currently, German GKV (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung) and DKG (Deutsche Krankenhausgesellschaft) are negotiating a new test procedure for the accounting audit. The billing by health insurances could be lifted, as well as invoice correction for hospitals. Read on at: https://www.bibliomedmanager.de/news/einige-kliniktraeger-draengen-auf-kuhhandel-mit-der-gkv

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5 DAILY ACTIVITIES TO BOOST BRAIN HEALTH

According to several scientific studies, here are five things you could do on a daily basis that are good for your brain — and one that isn’t. — Read on — https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/5-daily-activities-to-boost-brain-health/amp More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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EIT Health Idays

The European Institut for Innovation & Technology (EIT) the promotes now health innovation among university students through one-to-two-day programmes Innovation Days (i-Days) held at academic institutions. — Read on eith-idays.com/ More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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Informatics and Telematics in Health/ WHO

Informatics, and telematics if properly used, can increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of health services.It is hoped that this book will help the staff of health services to appreciate the way in which informatics technology has developed and the ways in which it may evolve in the future, as well as providing an overview of the many existing and anticipated uses of informatics in the health sector. apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/37201/9241561173-eng.pdf More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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World Health Summit 2019

The premiere interdisciplinary event in Global Health brings together leaders and representatives from the sciences, politics, business, and civil society. — Read on www.worldhealthsummit.org/ More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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Protein against X-Ray

Dsup, a unique protein found only in tardigrades, is a nucleosome-binding protein that protects DNA from damage by hydroxyl radicals, such as those generated by ionizing radiation or oxidants. — Read on elifesciences.org/articles/47682 More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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Innovation Research: Share Health App Data with Health Insurance

Every Second Individual Would Like to Share Health App Data with Health Insurance  (in German).  Für die Studie befragte das TAB im April 1059 Personen aus der deutschen Wohnbevölkerung im Alter von 16 bis 74 Jahren über den Adressenpool eines Online-Panels. Die Forscher resümieren, dass trotz der vergleichsweise hohen Verbreitung der Anwendungen zur gesundheitlichen Selbstvermessung "verlässliche Nachweise einer präventiven oder gesundheitsfördernden Wirkung" nicht existierten. Dabei sei zu bedenken, "dass die Apps neben fehlendem Nutzen grundsätzlich auch ein Schadenspotenzial aufweisen können". Die "Entwicklung von qualitätsbezogenen Standards einschließlich geeigneter Prozesse für die Qualitätssicherung" durch politische Institutionen und Akteure scheine…

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