Startschuss zur Einführung des elektronischen Patientendossiers

Der Bundesrat hat an seiner Sitzung vom 22. März 2017 die Verordnungen zum Bundesgesetz über das elektronische Patientendossier verabschiedet. Gesetz und Umsetzungsbestimmungen treten am 15. April 2017 in Kraft. Spitäler haben ab dann drei Jahre Zeit, um das elektronische Patientendossier einzuführen. Die ersten Patientinnen und Patienten sollten in der zweiten Hälfte 2018 ein elektronisches Patientendossier eröffnen können. Quelle: Startschuss zur Einführung des elektronischen Patientendossi...
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Law: an underused tool to improve health and wellbeing for all – The Lancet

One of the most potent tools to advance health and wellbeing and enshrine the right to health in local, regional, national, and international policies has not yet gained sufficient attention in global health discussions. A new report, released on Jan 16, Advancing the right to health: The vital role of law, aims to fill this gap. Quelle: Law: an underused tool to improve health and wellbeing for all - The Lancet
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What will Donald Trump’s presidency mean for health? A scorecard – The Lancet

US Presidents make their mark on health, for better or worse. Donald Trump campaignedon a populist platform to “make America great again”. While the actual policies hisadministration will pursue—and the priority he will place on each of them—remain inmany ways uncertain, both his statements and his nominations for key government postssuggest that his presidency could have profound implications for health. His proposalto repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with a “better reform”, his stanc...
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