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Occupational health and safety measures in large corporations Tapping into potential together

Equipping safety shoes with foot orthoses is a popular measure to keep the employees healthy in large corporations, such as Deutsche Post AG. For …

Deutsche Post AG “There’s a very good response”

Bauerfeind has been supporting Deutsche Post AG in occupational health management since 2018. Bauerfeind life spoke to Heinrich Wilhelm from …

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Stringent data security requirements

The EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force on May 25, 2018, imposes much more stringent requirements on all …

Less back pain with LumboTrain Effective – and complies with occupational safety standards

One aim was to make strenuous work at tire service provider Pneuhage easier and to reduce back pain. The other aim was to set an example with the …

LumboTrain in preventive occupational health Renewable back energy

The initial reactions from staff were unequivocal: “A fantastic initiative – more please!” 80 LumboTrain-wearing employees of the Niederrhein …

Occupational health management at Opel: Reduction in days of sick leave as a result of orthopedic orthoses Foot consultations for rapid assistance

At its headquarters in Rüsselsheim (Germany), Opel is working to build up its occupational health management framework and is working with …

German legislation on improving the provision of therapeutic and medical aids (HHVG) “The principle of additional contributions and surcharges is being upheld”

Dr. Roy Kühne, a graduate in sports therapy and a physiotherapist , played a leading role in formulating the HHVG. As a member of the German …

New German legislation continues to allow for higher quality products Keep written records of consultations about additional costs

A new German law on improving the provision of therapeutic and medical aids entered into force in spring. Known by the acronym HHVG, it continues …

Futurologist Jeanette Huber Health is more than just the absence of disease

Jeanette Huber is Associate Director of the Future Institute in Frankfurt (Germany), one of the most influential think-tanks in European trend …

A medical specialist offers his views on second opinions “Specialist knowledge is a must“

Since 2015, patients in Germany have had the right to a second medical opinion for certain surgical procedures. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Harms, a …

Prof. Dr. Christian Blümelhuber “Making positioning a part of everyday life!“

Same range, same products: At first glance, orthopedic technology companies and medical supply retailers do not seem to have much potential to …

Treatment of diabetic foot syndrome Successful network

“What happens to people with diabetic foot syndrome depends on the efficiency of local structures,” says Dr. Peter Mauckner. Patients in the …

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