Digital Healthcare means targeted support for healthcare processes based on media technology.
The master degree programme features different disciplines blended into one. The students are trained to promote innovation in the healthcare sector.
Why is this master degree programme designed for technicians and healthcare professionals?
An interdisciplinary approach at the interface of technology and health sciences is key when it comes to the process of innovation and development. This allows for a new and creative way of looking at existing systems and processes in healthcare.
What is the role of media technology in Digital Healthcare?
Media technology is used to display the patients’ actions, needs and requirements. The focus is on new possibilities for controlling, navigation and interaction as well as traditional audiovisual forms of communication.
Media enable visualisation (e.g., X-ray), communication (telemedicine), organisation (electronic patient records) and interaction (motion analysis).
Where is Digital Healthcare used?
Digital Healthcare takes place in all processes of the healthcare sector: diagnostics, therapy, rehabilitation, and prevention.
Digital Healthcare applications have pervaded our entire everyday lives – at home, at the workplace, and during our leisure time.
What is the role of the human in Digital Healthcare?
Media technology applications are developed based on the wishes, needs and goals of humans, not the other way around.
Where can I work after completing this study programme?
Possible workplaces are: doctors’ offices, insurance companies, rehabilitation centres, assisted living, nursing homes, mobile nursing care, industry, research institutions, wellness, media, etc.