Issue 01-2011
Gerhard W. Meyer

Dear Readers,

this year MEYTEC GmbH Medizinsysteme will step by step take over the sales of telemedicine products, systems, solutions and services from MEYTEC GmbH Informationssysteme, as well as selected medical products from other manufacturers, focusing especially on international marketing. The agreement reached between the Nordwest Hospital in Frankfurt am Main and MEYTEC GmbH Medizinsysteme in Seefeld near Berlin makes it possible to transport neurological expertise from the KHNW to other countries and at the same time connect with telemedicine solutions from MEYTEC. The success experienced in Brunei seems to be the start of a very promising cooperation between the two companies.

As always, enjoy!

Gerhard W. Meyer

News: Company
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Cooperation agreed

Krankenhaus NordwestThe managing director of the Nordwest Hospital in Frankfurt am Main, Dipl.-Kaufmann (FH) Jürgen Sprekelmeyer and the managing director of MEYTEC GmbH Medizinsysteme, Ing. Gerhard W. Meyer, signed a cooperation agreement today for joint projects in southeast Asia, where the two companies will act as marketing partners. The goal is cooperation in the marketing of telemedicine solutions in international projects. The Nordwest Hospital brings neurological expertise with its neurology department led by Prof. Dr. Uta Meyding-Lamade, as well as neuroradiology expertise from the Zentralinstitut für Radiologie und Neuroradiologie under Prof. Dr. Bodo Kress. MEYTEC can develop and realize sophisticated telemedicine projects worldwide with its expertise in developing and applying pre-clinical, clinical and post-clinical teleneurology solutions. In addition to telemedicine systems and solutions for acute stroke care, telemedicine solutions for diagnostics and other neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as for stroke rehabilitation will be developed.
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Preview for MEYTEC employees

On 7 January 2011 a preview meeting for all MEYTEC employees took place in Seefeld. Managing Director Gerhard W. Meyer announced the results of 2010 with a turnover of 2 million euro. Telemedicine had the most success with a turnover of 1.5 million euro, 0.5% of which was international. In addition to further exports and services to multiple hospitals of the NHS in England where we won a bid at the end of 2010, were other international activities such as the Jerudong Medical Center in Brunei and hospitals in Switzerland. Looking ahead, employees were prepared for more challenges in 2011.

News: Research and Development
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MEYTEC is BIOMON Network partner

BIOMONA new network in the healthcare industry was formed in November 2010 under the name BIOMON, with a total of 6 scientific institutions and 6 companies as well as a specialized hospital. BIOMON should encourage research institutions, academic departments, hospitals, rehab hospitals and companies to discuss existing uses of biomedical and biometric monitoring, especially aimed at the development and realization of wearable monitoring solutions. The focus is on monitoring of human movement in post-op rehab. MEYTEC GmbH Informationssysteme support the project as a network partner. The network is funded by the Minstry of Commerce. The first meeting for network partners takes place on 21 January 2011.

German-Polish Innovation Forum in Frankfurt (Oder)

A German-Polish Innovation Forum will take place on 14-15 February 2011 in Kleistforum in Frankfurt (Oder). The topic is „Innovation potential of an aging society-new products and services in the health care industry“. MEYTEC’s division leader for research and development, Dr. Ing. Michael Schauer, will report on experiences in research from an SMB perspective. In addition to German participants, representatives from Polish hospitals and universities are expected.
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News: Telemedicine
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6 Regional Conference on Telematics in Public Health 2011

TelematikOn 16 February 2011 the 6th Regional Conference on Telematics in Public Health with take place in Potsdam/Brandenburg. Under this year’s title „How much health telematics do we need?“ we will explore what makes sense and helps to permanently secure health care in Brandenburg and what truly benefits the citizens. Special topics will be solutions from research for the future, modern telemedicine-chances for companies and hospitals as the anchors for the region.
The various topics will take the form of lectures, presentations and discussions. Furthermore there will be an exhibition presenting developments in health telematics. The exhibition is integrated into the program and encourages exchange and discussion with a live demonstration. MEYTEC GmbH Informationssystem will exhibit and present new solutions.
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News: German Society for Telemedicine
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Competition in NRW

The contest „IuK & Gender Med.NRW“, kicked off on 27.12.2010 is looking for the best ideas in North Rheinland-Westphalia for information, communication and quality in a gender-equitable public health policy. Ideas featuring telemedicine and AAL topics are especially encouraged. A total of 17 million euro are at stake in the competition. Project ideas and competition entries are due by 31. March 2011. The 8-person jury includes Wolfgang Loos, managing director of the board of DGTelemed, requested by the Health Ministry of North Rheinland-Westphalia.
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Symposium on telemedicine and health care research

On 16 February 2011 in Berlin, a symposium on telemedicine and healthcare research will take place. The focus of the symposium and its publication in the series Report Versorgungsforschung is the question as to the influence of telemedicine on health care in Germany. The whole spectrum of telemedicine processes will be presented in terms of research studies and its possibilities and risks will be discussed. The symposium is sponsered byt the German Medical Association, the CSB (Center for Stroke Research Berlin) and the University of Mainz Medical Department. The DGTelemed will take part in the panel discussion.
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