Sip Germany

In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Germany can be found.

It has been calculated by the Techniker Krankenkasse that in 2017 every 11th day of sick leave was due to back pain. In total 8.8% of sick notes was due to back problems. Thus, back pain is a significant problem also for employers who should invest more in internal health management.

60 Million days of sick leave per year due to back pain

It has been calculated by the Techniker Krankenkasse that in 2017 every 11th day of sick leave was due to back pain. In total 8.8% of sick notes was d…

Prof. Dr. Dr. Joachim Nadstawek, President of the German BVSD (Berufsverband der Ärzte und Psychologischen Psychotherapeuten in der Schmerz- und Palliativmedizin in Deutschland e.V.), calls for a restructured pain therapy within the German health care system.

3.4 million pain patients not adequately treated in Germany

Prof. Dr. Dr. Joachim Nadstawek, President of the German BVSD (Berufsverband der Ärzte und Psychologischen Psychotherapeuten in der Schmerz- und Palli…

Please find here the Special Edition of the Kompass with the summary of the presentations and discussions at the SIP 2017 Symposium in Malta in German language.

Kompass Sonderausgabe zu SIP 2017

Please find here the Special Edition of the Kompass with the summary of the presentations and discussions at the SIP 2017 Symposium in Malta in German…

In his open letter Ulrich Weigeldt, President of the German Association for General Practitioners (Deutscher Hausärzteverband), criticizes recent decisions of the Evaluation Committee (Bewertungsausschuss) which have been integrated into the EBM.

Open Letter to the Directors of KBV and GKV about issues in …

In his open letter Ulrich Weigeldt, President of the German Association for General Practitioners (Deutscher Hausärzteverband), criticizes recent deci…

The main topic of the German disability report from 2016 was “Company culture and health – challenges and opportunities”. Experts from different disciplines evaluated these topics and provided guidance for health management in business and how to create a positive company culture.

Lower back pain as a significant factor in work related disa…

The main topic of the German disability report from 2016 was “Company culture and health – challenges and opportunities”. Experts from different disci…

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