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mHealth: a health insurances perspective
Birk Bruckhoff Marketing Manager New Media Responsible for the website, mobile, social media and for innovation projects 2 :: Birk Bruckhoff
Who is BIG direkt gesund, or BIG for short? BIG is the first direct health insurance fund in Germany. The company was established in From the BIG headquarters in Dortmund, a team of over 500 employees provides 390,000 members throughout Germany with a professional and flexible service – a direct, 24-hour service. 3 :: Birk Bruckhoff
Who is BIG direkt gesund, or BIG for short? The idea behind BIG in a nutshell: all online with a new quality of service. We do without expensive local branches, using modern channels of communication instead. Low administration costs, a very good price-performance ratio and excellent service are the results. We see us as a provider of health logistics services, which mean innovative services for the individual and modern concepts for the healthsystem. 4 :: Birk Bruckhoff
Here’s how to get in contact with BIG 5 :: Birk Bruckhoff
The BIG app is a mobile alternative to responsive web design The BIG app is available for iPhones and Android smartphones. BIG’s website has been designed for stationary and mobile devices.
BIG services are accessible from home and on the go The BIG app is available free in the Apple Store, from Google play and on the BIG website. The BIG app provides information and help for everyone The BIG app provides customers with a mobile branch office in myBIG
What does the app offer? myBIG – mobile branch office for customers Messaging, Facebook and Twitter feeds Contact section with the hotline number, postal address and a call-back option Specific searches Direct phone contact with BIG BIGtionär bonus plan
Subject guides (Fit and Healthy, Family etc.) Individual settings and convenient functions More about BIG: ordering information, leaving feedback, sharing on Facebook and Twitter Key functions immediately accessible at all times What does the app offer?
myBIG – this is the mobile branch office in the app
Customers can manage their personal affairs in myBIG Change personal details Change bank details View lists of benefits View lists of applications
Data can be sent to BIG while underway For example, changing bank details from a smartphone Data are transmitted directly to BIG via encrypted channels This also works for ordering certificates and confirmations And customers can follow their actions directly in myBIG via the app or on the website
BIGtionär bonus plan - What does the app offer? Registering to take part in the BIGtionär bonus plan BIGtionär points can be collected via the BIG app BIGtionär account holders can check how many points they have for the current and previous years
BIGtionär Bonus Plan – usecase account statement
BIGtionär Bonus Plan – usecase recording points
The BIG app provides information for everyone Shows current news about issues relating to health and health insurance funds Provides subject guides for many areas Streams news from the BIG community on Facebook and Twitter
Service tools and specific searches for everyone and to take you there if needed find diagnosis codes and medicines exempt from co-payment and view detailed information Use the BIG app to: ... right away... search for pharmacies, doctors, health promotion classes and poison control centres
Find pharmacists - usecase
Find health promotion classes - usecase
Information about diagnoses - usecase
Find medicines that are exempt from co-payments
Find poison control centres - usecase
... and access recommendations from BIG Check vaccination and health screening status Using the check for vaccinations and health screening Easily enter personal details
26 :: Birk Bruckhoff mHealth – a topic for health insurance providers?
27 :: Birk Bruckhoff mHealth – a topic for health insurance providers? At this time, no health insurance provider offers a comprehensive mobile health portal for people with good or poor health. There are isolated offers like online health assessments and training. BIG direkt gesund AOK Nordost AOK Plus Daimler BKK TK DAK Gesundheit
28 :: Birk Bruckhoff Health apps and sensors There are 97,000 mobile health apps worldwide; 15,000 health apps have been programmed for Germany.* Fitness apps account for 50% of all traffic in the area of mobile health applications.** There are forecasts predicting that over 80% of turnover in five years will come from income from apps-related gadgets.*** *Global Mobile Health Market Report von research2guidance, März 2013 **Bytemobile Mobile Analytics Report von Citrix, Februar 2013 ***Global Mobile Health Market Report von research2guidance, März 2013
29 :: Birk Bruckhoff What can we already measure today? Blood pressure Sleep phases Lung function Size Weight BMI Calories Fitness Diet progress Allergies Diabetics Biological age Cognitive/brain training Stress management/reduction Identifying depression count our steps Drink alarm Office exercises
Why is BIG getting involved with mHealth? 30 :: Birk Bruckhoff Smartphones connect our real and digital lives and we use it
The world of health care will change 31 :: Birk Bruckhoff The world of health care will change over the long term with mHealth, in: - preventive health care -diagnostic services -laboratories -research -treatment -rehabilitation and after-care
question that arise with mHealth 32 :: Birk Bruckhoff Who will pay?
Another questions that arise with mHealth Infrastructure for exchanging data between stakeholders 33 :: Birk Bruckhoff Are apps and gadgets medical devices? Are apps and gadgets medical appliances that a health insurance provider will pay for? Are quality standards being developed for the test results from apps and gadgets and who is monitoring these for the consumer? Do we need a licence for apps and gadgets that are used in health care?
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