E-Health, Medica, Telemedizinportal
l.t.r.: Felix Apitsch (Fraunhofer FOKUS) and state secretary Thomas Ilka (BMG) Oliver Schmauch

State Secretary Ilka from the Federal Ministry of Health starts "German telemedicine portal" of Fraunhofer FOKUS

News from Nov. 14, 2012

On November 14, 2012 the State Secretary from the Federal Ministry of Health, Thomas Ilka, launched the "German telemedicine portal" on the medical trade fair MEDICA. The Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS has developed this information portal to lead telemedicine solutions into standard care.

The "German telemedicine portal" at MEDICA 2012 offers on the internet detailed information about 100 – to the end of the year, even more than 200 – telemedical services and projects. The aim of the information portal, which is funded as part of the e-health initiative of the Federal Ministry of Health, is to facilitate new collaborations in the field of telemedicine and to improve the transfer of telemedicine projects into the standard care.