Help and Advice
How do you live with an artificial knee? What are you allowed to do, what should be avoided? Some important aspects are mentioned here.
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.
Will the Corona crisis hit the German healthcare system just as hard as the Italian one? Different indicators speak against it.
There are many questions about the spread of the coronavirus. In this article, we answer ten burning questions about your jobm family and vacation.
Every year, one million visitors come to Cologne to celebrate Carnival there. But are there also a lot of emergencies? This is how Dr. Tommaso Coin experienced the day.
The German doctor Dr. Peter Niemann was pretty astonished when he found out how much a minor medical intervention costs in the USA. A pleural puncture can cost up to 2,000 dollars there.
How much does heart bypass surgery cost in the USA? How expensive is Caesarean delivery in Switzerland? The costs for various operations in different countries are presented here.
There are many health agencies that offer their services to patients from abroad. However, you should take care when choosing the agency. It is best to contact the International department of the clinic.
Hundreds of patient mediators offer their help to foreign patients, however there are many black sheeps as well. Get tips on choosing the right one.
„How can I help you?“ - is a question often asked by doctors at the beginning of a consultation. It is important that you formulate your symptoms in an understandable way.
As a research assistant at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Jens Juszczak has been dealing with medical tourism for many years. In this interview, he gives foreign patients some important tips.
How to expectant mothers experience their pregnancy in Germany? How are they supported during birth and what happens afterwards? Here is a brief overview.