Patients Talk...


I believe I know what is killing healthcare innovations, digitalization, personalization and all other beautiful initiatives. It is bureaucratic rigidity.  Bureaucratic system is manifolded. It may include hospital management, health insurances as well as ministerial authorities. All those bodies  however multifaceted are united by one common goal: to justify their existence and financial stability by issuing the abundance of regulations. For example, it is obviously hard for an insurance clerk to imagine… Read More

A friend of mine together with his wife has temporarily moved to Germany from the US. Long flight, weather changes and stress were too tough for the female immune system: a woman got sick and had to see a doctor. The General Practitioner (in German “Haus Arzt”) nearby was brisk: he agreed to take this case, only because of its emergency. However, in the future the couple has to look for another… Read More