New law: health Apps soon will be available on prescription

Patients can get certain health Apps for the phone soon to your doctor’s prescription of the health insurance paid.

The Federal Council approved on Friday a law of the Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), which had been decided by the Bundestag.

It’s about Apps that help with the regular intake of drugs. In the future, patients can also make it easier for practices to find the offer online office hours.

Also, doctors should be able to on your website to inform.

As doctor’s offices, pharmacies will be required to the proposed data highway of health connect – to the end of September 2020. For hospitals, this is valid until January 2021.

In the case of the health insurance companies, this data should be faster and more extensive for the research.

After review of additional data protection in the Bundestag rules have been inserted.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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