Approved medical expenses in 2020 and 2021 in Germany

The Central Association of Statutory Health Insurance has published the GKV statistics for approved medical expenses. A significant proportion of the clinics have therefore improved their "coding quality". But this positive trend is likely to end in the next quarter. 642 hospitals (38 percent) report in the 4. Quarter 2021 more than 59 percent of unobjectionable invoices. This results in the 2. Quarter 2022 Audit rates of 5 percent and a mark-up of zero percent. 819 clinics (48 percent) achieve a test rate of 10 percent and a surcharge of 25 percent. Overall, this is an improvement…

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Top 20 World’s Best Hospitals in 2022 and their Out-of-pocket Expenditures

Newsweek has performed a study on world's best hospitals in 2022 Many medical institutions struggled with different challenges over the course of the pandemic but what has set the world's best hospitals apart is their continued ability to deliver the highest-quality patient care and conduct critical medical research even as they focused on battling COVID. * Source www.newsweek.com/worlds-best-hospitals-2022 ** Source Microsoft Data Types      

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Healthcare expenditure statistics of the EU

This article presents key healthcare expenditure statistics and financing aspects of healthcare in the European Union (EU). Healthcare systems are organised and financed in different ways across the EU Member States, but universal access to quality healthcare, at an affordable cost to both individuals and society at large, is widely regarded as a basic need; moreover, this is one of the common values and principles of EU health systems. Statistics on healthcare expenditure and financing may be used to evaluate how a healthcare system responds to the challenge of universal access to quality healthcare, through measuring financial…

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113 great leaders in healthcare | 2022

Healthcare needs strong leaders now more than ever to navigate their organizations through the pandemic and digital transformation. The following 113 great leaders champion innovation and have built a solid cultural foundation for success in the future. For questions and comments on this list, contact Laura Dyrda at ldyrda@beckershealthcare.com. Naomi Diaz, Cailey Gleeson, Georgina Gonzalez, Riz Hatton, Marissa Plescia and Ariana Portalatin contributed to the development of this list. Greg Adams. Chair and CEO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.). Mr. Adams leads a network of 39 hospitals, 730 medical offices and more than 216,000 employees. His work…

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BMBF Progress Hubs Health

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding Digital Progress Hubs Health from 2021 to 2025 with 50 million EUR.

Medical Universities have carried out important pioneering work in the medical informatics initiative funded by the BMBF. Since mid-2021, the Digital Progress Hubs Health, also funded by the BMBF, will take the next step: They are to develop model solutions for the transfer of digital innovations into regional care and optimize them in practice. In addition, regional care data should also help research in the future to improve care concepts and therapies in a targeted manner, taking into account data protection.

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Heavy COVID-19: The reason is clarified

In the last Nature article US researchers have shown that during COVID-19 infection autoantibodies against tissue-associated antigens associate with specific clinical characteristics and disease severity. Furthermore, they could also be responsible for Long Covid. Read more at: www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03631-y

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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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50 Hospitals in Bavaria with the Highest Coding Quality in the First 2020 COVID-19 Catastrophic Event

The statewide disaster situation existed in Bavaria from March 16, 2020, to June 16, 2020, inclusive. From April 2, 2020, to October 21, 2020, Bavaria also had the highest total number of infected persons per 100,000 population link among all German states. Despite the difficult epidemiological situation, the following 50 Bavarian hospitals achieved the best coding quality in the period from April 1 to September 30 (2nd and 3rd quarters) 2020. Read on at: https://www.gkv-spitzenverband.de/krankenversicherung/krankenhaeuser/krankenhaeuser_abrechnung/kh_pruefung_statistik/pruefquoten_und_statistik.jsp Clinic AUS_POM_Q* Urologische Klinik München - Planegg 100 Klinik Hochried 100 Fachklinik St. Lukas 100 PASSAUER WOLF Nittenau 100 Klinik am Greinberg…

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