2017 is a year of the new and important challenges for the MEYTEC-Group. These include a second STEMO (Stroke Emergency Mobile) for Berlin was introduced in April. The new and improved solution for prehospital and post-hospital health care has captured the imagination of the user. VIMED® CAR 3 is a communication hub for fixed installation into ambulances while another new solution MEYDOC® designed for follow up care in the home environment of the patient by utilsing teleconsultation via a smartphone. Last, but not least, MEYTEC celebrated a notable 20th anniversary year this summer.
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Gerhard W. Meyer
GSM Holding GmbH is renamed MEYTEC GmbH Holding
The GSM Holding GmbH has been renamed MEYTEC GmbH Holding by a shareholder resolution. In January 2017 the change was registered in the Local Court Frankfurt (Oder). The MEYTEC GmbH Holding is responsible for the shareholdings and general management of the MEYTEC-Group of companies, in particular strategy, accounting and human resources. The managing directors are Gerhard W. Meyer and Steffen Meyer.
MEYTEC GmbH Feinblechbau – important Partner of the MEYTEC Group
The K&M GmbH Feinblechbau (en. sheet-metal construction) was renamed MEYTEC GmbH Feinblechbau in January 2017. Renaming of the GmbH ensured immediate recognition of the company among the MEYTEC-Group. The MEYTEC GmbH Feinblechbau is a manufacturer and the main supplier metal fabrications and construction, such as frames, racks and other elements, important in the manufacturing of different telemedical as well as medical devices and systems. The managing partner is Steffen Meyer.
Delegation from China informs about MEYTEC
Representatives of hospitals and research bodies from China saw first hand telemedicine and medical technologies provided by the MEYTEC on 28th of April 2017. The public development agency Wirtschaftsförderung Brandenburg (WFBB) hosted a meeting in the office of the BARMER health insurance in Potsdam. Viacheslav Galchenko, scientific staff member presented an overview of MEYTEC’s product range and Dr. Michael Böttcher, head of the Medical Department gave a lecture about the Stroke Emergency Mobile (STEMO). Dr. Stefan Dornheim, executive director of Epos Pro GmbH talked about deployment scenarios for VIMED® TELECLINIC. The guests expressed interest in both STEMO and VIMED® TELECLINIC.
|Delegation from China see telemedicine and medical technologies provided by the MEYTEC|
The second Stroke Emergency Mobile (STEMO) starts in Berlin
The fully equipped second edition of the Stroke Emergency Mobile (STEMO) was deployed in April 2017 in the Accident Hospital (UKB) in Berlin. The STEMO 2 will enable rapid prehospital health care to achieve the better outcome in the eastern part of Germany’s capital. The enhanced technical development of the STEMO by MEYTEC focused especially on extending the stability and reliability of the complete solution. Technical specialists from MEYTEC provide also service and support for all medical devices, laboratory equipment and telemedicine systems including CT scanner, lab devices, teleradiological and server infrastructure. The prehospital health care model provides complete diagnostics for stroke allowing treatment to start on board of STEMO, before patients are transported to the nearest appropriate hospital, for better outcomes.
MEYDOC® – Videoconsultations between doctor and patient at home
The growing numbers of the digital devices and transmission media as well as the provision of wider bandwidths has increased the interest in video communication in medicine. Video communication between doctors and patients in their home environment is an important health care topic. To this end MEYTEC presents a new solution MEYDOC® , which can be operated by doctors on laptop and/or tablet PC and by patients at home using a tablet PC or Smartphone. The MEYDOC® solution meets the high data security requirements needed in the medical after care sector.
The feedback from users is positive, not least because of the excellent service and support provided by the MEYTEC’s specialists during the early adoption stage. For patients living in rural areas with insufficient broadband connectivity can be supplied with a mobile router to provide an adequate bandwidth for video communication.
- Featured information: www.meydoc.de
VIMED® CAR 3 – a telemedicine communication hub for ambulance
MEYTEC developed a new generation of the telemedicine communication hub for ambulances named VIMED® CAR 3. Showed at the conhIT 2017 in Berlin, the communication hub is designed for easy integration into standard ambulances. The integrated VIMED® CAR 3 unit receives and processes digitalized diagnostic data from available POCT-devices and provides that data via a high available mobile network to the specialist hospital. VIMED® CAR 3 also provides a high quality video communication between the ambulance?s staff, patients on board and remote medical experts. The components of the VIMED® CAR 3 provide suitable interfaces for processing and storing medical information. For example, the VIMED® TELEMEDIZINAKTE solution fulfils the requirements of interoperability for interaction with other telemedicine systems
MEYTEC receives an award in the „getIT HealthTourism“
The Berlin Partner agency for Business Development and Technology and the agency for site marketing Visit Berlin, started a competition “getIT HealthTourism” in 2016. The competitors were invited to share the innovative ideas, how to develop medical tourism in Berlin-Brandenburg. The finalists were presented at the conhIT 2017 event. MEYTEC GmbH Medizinsysteme achieved 2nd place with the conceptual idea of “International telemedicine based representative offices of the health care region Berlin-Brandenburg”. The pro forma check in the amount of 5.000 Euro was handed over by Mr. Christian Rickerts (State secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Energy and Work in the Berlin Senate) to the managing director of MEYTEC Mr. Gerhard W. Meyer, in the presence of Viacheslav Galchenko (scientific staff, MEYTEC) and Dr. Stefan Dornheim (managing director of Epos Pro GmbH).
- Featured information: berlin-partner.de/presse/.. / healthcapital.de/.. / www.berlin-partner.de/..
|„getIT HealthTourism“award ceremony, Photo: Berlin/Partner / J. Dobrind|
MEYTEC at conhIT 2017
The MEYTEC GmbH Medizinsysteme presented new and existing well-known telemedicine systems and solutions in the pavilion of the Federal State of Berlin-Brandenburg from the 25th to 27th April 2017 at the conhIT 2017 in Berlin. The main focus was a presentation of the new solutions: MEYDOC® for secure audiovisual remote consultation in the medicine, e.g. by aftercare in the home environment and VIMED® CAR 3 as telemedicine communication hub for ambulance. Heidrun Wienicke – Sales Manager by MEYTEC and Viacheslav Galchenko – Scientific Staff both attended to inform interested parties about possible deployment scenarios.
- Featured information: conhit.de
|MEYTEC stand at the conhIT 2017|
Opening ceremony of the ANNOTeM project funded by Innovation Fund
The project „Akutneurologische Versorgung in Nordost-Deutschland mit telemedizinischer Unterstützung“ (Abbreviation: ANNOTeM), funded by the Innovation Fund, was officially launched on 10th of May in the venue of the Kaiser-Friedrich-Stiftung, Berlin. The welcome speech was delivered by the department head of the Charité teaching hospital, Prof. Dr. Axel Radlach-Pries as well as by the Health Care Minister of the Federal State of Brandenburg – Diana Golze. The project coordinator Prof. Dr. Heinrich Audebert – Head of the Neurological Department at the Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin – explained the main objectives of the project. This was supported by a demonstration of the telemedicine solution at the event venue. The auditorium in Berlin was connected with the partner organization located in Bergen at the Rügen Island. Dr. Angermaier from the neurological Teaching Hospital in Bergen and Dr. Kinze from the neurological emergency hospital in Berlin performed a model teleconsultation to the assembled guests. 11 hospitals from the Federal States of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg will be involved step-by-step in a large tele-stroke-network with the central expertise in the Charité, Greifswald und UKB Berlin. Additionally to the telemedicine based stroke services the focus of the ANNOTeM project is also the development of new conceptual health care models for epilepsy and meningitis supported by telemedicine.
- Featured information: www.charite.de/../pressemitteilung/../telemedizinische_vernetzung_verbessert_versorgung_neurologischer_notfaelle/
|Opening ceremony of the ANNOTeM project funded by Innovation Fund|
Visit MEYTEC from the 23th to the 24th of June at the 1st German Congress of Teleneurology in Erfurt
Teleneurology is a positive experience by integration of the modern technologies in neurology. Telestroke is only one of the other neurological disorders, so that the German Society for Telemedicine in cooperation with the neurological hospital of Hans-Berger had an explicit objective to show the importance of telemedicine in the field of neurology.
- Featured information: dgtelemed.de/de/veranstaltungen/teleneurologie-kongress/
MEYTEC is exhibitor in Berlin, Prague and Aarhus
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