Welcome to the Smart Hospital

Day-to-day life in medical centers will be completely transformed by digitalization in coming years. German hospitals are at the forefront of the digital transformation, the healthcare market in Germany is booming and foreign investors are flocking.

Hospitals are Becoming Smart Hospitals

Pierre-Michael Meier, general manager of Entscheiderfabrik, strongly believes that clinics should develop new digital business models in order to stay competitive and keep up with innovations in healthcare.

Healing Architecture

It has long been known that the form of hospital rooms influences patient wellbeing. Now this concept has a name: ‘healing architecture.’ A new U.S. military hospital under construction at Ramstein Air Base is a prime example.

Intelligent Revolution

The healthcare industry is charging forward when it comes to artificial intelligence applications and attracting investment globally. Germany’s research institutes are among the world leaders in this field.

Ultrasound for Ear Infections

US company OtoNexus Medical Technologies has teamed up with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS to develop an innovative new diagnostic device for inner-ear infections.

Medical Biotechnology Breakthroughs

In 2018, 36 of the 65 newly approved medications in Germany were biopharmaceuticals – an unprecedented fifty-eight percent.

Cancer Fighting Record

Good news in the fight against a deadly disease.

The Proactive Pulse Pad

The Berlin-based start-up Visseiro has come up with a simple, award-winning solution for monitoring key vital signs in real time: an ergonomically designed “smart pad” that can be used while seated through normal clothing, or even in a bed beneath a newborn baby.

A Google for Healthcare in Germany

The company Innoplexus is using blockchaintech to help organize that incredible wealth of knowledge. It’s like Google for healthcare. Innoplexus founder Gunjan Bhardwaj explains his ambitious project.

Germany’s Medical Valley

The region of Franconia may not be one of the first that spring to mind when you think about innovation in the health industry, but it should be. After all, there’s a reason that there are 850,000 medical patients in this corner of Germany.