Health data such as medical findings and rontgen images on the smartphone: since the beginning of the year, this is done with new electronic patient records (EPA). Underlying gross health insurance, the voluntary offer stabs two months after the start usually still on behavior interest. The digital document folder should also only gradually get more functions and become stronger. The cash registers rely on significantly attracting demand.
For the general local health insurance (AOK), the app has been activated 4500 times, as the AOK-bundesverband on request of the german press agency announced. At the BARMER, 6800 apps were downloaded according to enterprises and activated more than 2600, with DAK health, several hundred insured persons registered for use. At the techniker krankenkasse (TK) thereto almost 80.000 users the app and use.
To july all practices connected
The e-file as a voluntary offer for the 73 million insured persons was on the 1. January started. But first with a test phase. Patients can use the EPO first for themselves, non-digital documents must be scanned at first by mobile phone or tablet. The networking with practices should be tested in the first quarter 2021 only with doctors in berlin and the kassenzste region westfalen-lippe. To 1. July must then be connected all the practices. And that should also provide for more thrust.