Diabetes, liver cancer or eating disorder – in the medical guidelines, the latest knowledge about the treatment of diseases is gathered. The information is openly accessible.
If you need home care after a hospital stay, you can apply for Unterstützungspflege at home. The health insurance pays for most of the costs.
Discharge management ensures that you are well cared for at home after a hospital stay in Germany. Since October 2017, there are clear regulations on which services you have a right to within the scope of discharge management.
In the case of a medical error, you can turn to the expert committee of the responsible Medical Board. This is an extrajudicial arbitration board for disputes between doctors and patients. Johannes Riedel explains how it works in this interview.
You may get a second opinion before surgery. Either you hire an expert office or you organize the second opinion yourself.
Active euthanasia is prohibited in Germany, passive euthanasia is allowed. Who can you contact when you have the wish to die?
Can I choose the hospital myself? Which additional costs are there for surgery? The legal situation for patients is presented here.
What do I have to remember before a hospital stay in Germany? All the important aspects are listed in this checklist.
There are different companies in Germany that provide online consultation and online prescriptions. We tested five different providers.
Depending on the disease, in Germany you either visit a general practitioner in his practice, a specialist, a hospital or a rehabilitation facility.