Greifswald started a german-Polish telemedicine project that aims to improve cross-border cooperation of hospitals and academic institution off northern Brandenburg, Pomerania and the Polish West Pomeranian participate in a new project, in which should be improved cross-border cooperation, as well as supply gaps. For this german Polish telemedicine project was launched within the framework of the annual meeting of the Association of telemedicine in the Euroregion POMERANIA. Since 2001, the Association is funded by the European Union with the aim to build a telemedical network. The primary goal of the Association is to connect small hospitals in the country with the larger hospitals in cities such as Greifswald, Neubrandenburg and Eberswalde. Also a better use of aims of physician capacity and equipment through cross-border cooperation with Poland. In the last three years were with the financial support of the European Union and under the auspices of the Ministry of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the German side of 3.5 million euro in building investment”reported Norbert Hosten (Chairman of the Association of telemedicine in the Euroregion POMERANIA). So far, 19 hospital sites in Western Pomerania and Neubrandenburg were equipped with modern infrastructure. The facilities include individual projects such as the tele-pathology, tele Urology as well as telemedicine.
Already the first Telestrokeverbindung for patients to be recorded soon suspected of having a stroke. Some other concrete telemedicine research run already, or stand before the start. The five-year operating phase starts with the completion of the investment phase now,”host also announced. Benefits of cooperation while small hospitals in the northeast of the Federal Republic of Germany may maintain investigations during the week in the day service, is there not enough numbers of patients on weekends and at night, to finance these services. These smaller hospitals in Western Pomerania and Northern Brandenburg benefits then, that in the Polish West Pomeranian years spa practice. The patients benefit from this experience. Good medical standard straight because so many patients for the purpose of a cure drive each year on the Baltic Sea in Poland, health standards also therefore be.
You had certain prejudices against the medical care a few years ago is now reached a good standard. That’s why they would like to rely in the region of North East Germany on Poland’s medical care. Just the often well specialized specialists from Western Pomerania as in ophthalmology, or the ear, nose and throat are very appreciated.