e-Health and Evidence-Based IT
e-Health and Evidence-Based IT.
Germany has one of the world’s leading health care systems in terms of patient’s safety, outcome quality and process performance. Having high standards in diagnostics and therapy, high patient safety standards and one of the world’s highest environmental standard, goes hand in hand with one of the highest standards in privacy and data-protection.
The right to informational self-determination is a fundamental right and explicitly stated in the German Constitution as a basic law. This leads to a generally accepted and respected handling of patient data with the highest precision in German hospitals. The German Data Protection Act can be regarded as one of the most restrictive worldwide. The German patients and international medical tourists therefore enjoy the highest quality of data protection.This is from Medical Tourism Magazine and is written by:
Prof. Dr. Horst Kunhardt has University degrees in computer science and human biology. He is Professor at the Deggendorf University. His areas of teaching are information application systems and health care management.