By Robert Koch-Institut
[email protected] - the newly designed vaccination app for doctors and healthcare professionals
The Standing Vaccination Committee (STIKO) on the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) develops vaccination recommendations for Germany, which additionally kind the premise for the vaccination pointers of the Joint Federal Committee are. The recommendations are thought of the medical normal and an up to date version is printed yearly in August. An interactive version of the STIKO recommendations and different useful information about vaccination can now be present in a single app.
The [email protected] app was developed by the RKI for vaccinating medical doctors and healthcare professionals to assist them with questions about vaccinations in everyday follow. With only a few clicks, users can get hold of the knowledge related to advising individual patients. An extended interactive vaccination check, a journey vaccination tool and an explanatory video space are in preparation.
The specialist data on all vaccines, answers to frequently asked questions about vaccinations and the RKI guidebook on vaccine-preventable diseases can also be known as up in the app. Via an built-in news feed perform, users are knowledgeable about present info and statements by the STIKO as properly as other important vaccination-specific reports (e.g. supply bottlenecks of vaccines, news).
The app includes, among different issues, discover:
• The present STIKO recommendations
• Recommendations for vaccinations in certain threat groups (indication vaccinations)
• Recommendations for post-exposure prophylaxis
• The specialist data for all vaccines
• Answers from the RKI to incessantly requested questions (FAQs)
• RKI physician's information to vaccine-preventable diseases
• An interactive vaccination -Check, which helps the attending physicians with particular person vaccination advice. Based on affected person info on age, gender and vaccination historical past, their vaccination status is checked, outstanding vaccinations are recognized and recommendations for closing current vaccination gaps are given.
• Users are knowledgeable about present data and statements by means of push messages STIKO as nicely as different necessary vaccination-specific messages (e.g. delivery bottlenecks of vaccines).
App updates are computerized.