«Digital therapeutics, or Digital Health Applications (DiGA), are apps for the detection, monitoring, treatment, or alleviation of medical conditions. The DiGA initiative is part of the 2019 Digital Healthcare Act (DVG) that sets the legal framework for doctors to prescribe DiGAs to the 73 million citizens insured with a statutory health insurer that reimburses their use,  and has been recognised as a pioneering approach globally. .»

Article written by Cornelia Wels-Maug. Photo by Josep M. Rovirosa/Getty Images.



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