With EUR 580,000 of funding to support, the State of Rhineland-Pfalz has initiated a project for the development of telemedicine. The aim of the „Initiative for Health Economics“ is to advance the care of heart failure patients and patients in Rhineland-Pfalz.
„We are making good progress in Rhineland-Pfalz, on course for the improvement of telemedicine and thus supporting the interaction between hospitals, GPs and specialists doctors and health workers,“ said the Rhineland-Pfalz Minister of Health and designated Prime Minister Malu Dreyernach in a report in the Eifel-Zeitung newspaper.
Project partners are the ‚German Foundation for the Chronically Ill‘, the Westpfalz-Klinikum Kaiserslautern, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) in Kaiserslautern and the company Vitaphone from Mannheim. In Westpfalz already two telemedicine projects for people with heart failure have been successfully carried out.
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