Zwischen Wirtschaftlichkeit und Ökonomisierung
Digitale Gesundheitsanwendungen in der Gesundheitsversorgung Spannungsfeld zwischen Ethik und Wirtschaftlichkeit?
The problem of scarce resources in healthcare requires an efficient resource allocation according to the principle of utilitarianism, maximising public welfare while taking into account further ethical considerations. Due to the Digital Supply Act, digital health applications are becoming increasingly part of the German statutory health insurance (SHI) system. Despite challenges in generating evidence, conducting studies evaluating the clinical benefits is crucial for ensuring patients health. Additionally, cost-effectiveness ratios should be determined considering rising expenditures of German SHIs. These would enable evidence-based decision-making and ensure sustainable financing of a solidary healthcare system as well as access to innovative health services.Zum vollständigen Artikel | Artikel bestellen