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Clarification on environmental liability – judgment of the court of justice of the European Union

On 9 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) provided for clarifications regarding Directive 2004/35/CE on environmental liability with regard to the prevention...


EU Member States agree on interoperability specifications for national COVID-19 tracing apps

Digital tools such as mobile apps with warning and tracing functionalities that identify contacts of confirmed COVID-19 infections are said to be crucial for alerting users to the risk of...

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Virtual health horizons 2020

As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians and patients are increasingly turning to virtual health solutions, including telehealth and remote monitoring, as a central facet...

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Proposed measures in Germany for safeguarding supply of critical goods in the combat against COVID-19

In the wake of combating the COVID-19 pandemic, the German federal government is proposing to enable further measures on a federal level. The proposal includes important measures concerning ...


Germany is going to specify safety expectations for reimbursable digital health applications
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Last month, Germany introduced the Digital Health Service Act, which grants German patients access to reimbursable digital health applications. In order to establish the procedural...


Digital health in Germany: restrictions on remote treatment could be overturned in May 2018

At the next Annual General Meeting of the German Medical Association (Deutscher Ärztetag), the current restrictions on remote treatment by German physicians will most likely be...

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