Praktische Anwendung digitaler Gesundheitsanwendungen (DiGA) in der Inneren Medizin

Translated title of the contribution: Practical use of digital health applications (DiGA) in internal medicine

AG DiGA und KI in Leitlinien der Kommission Digitale Transformation der DGIM

3 Citations (Scopus)


Since 2020 physicians can prescribe digital health applications (DiGA), also colloquially known as apps on prescription, which are reimbursed by the statutory health insurance when they are approved by the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) and are included in the DiGA Ordinance. Currently, there is one approved DiGA (indication obesity) for internal medicine. There are many questions on the practical use of the DiGA, ranging from the prescription, the effectiveness, the complexities and reimbursement as well as the liability risks. The DiGA are innovative new means, which maybe support internal medicine physicians in the diagnostics and treatment in the future. The benefits in this field of indications are limited by unclarified issues, especially on the prescription practice and the currently low number of DiGA available in internal medicine.

Translated title of the contributionPractical use of digital health applications (DiGA) in internal medicine
Original languageGerman
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)245-254
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 03.2022


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