Better living thanks to telemedicine – “TelePark“- project targets patients with Parkinson’s disease -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Better living thanks to telemedicine – "TelePark"- project targets patients with Parkinson’s disease

Interview with Dr. Kai Loewenbrück, Neurology Specialist, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus and Clinic and Polyclinic for Neurology in Dresden

08.01.2019

Image: Digital Health Award 2018; Copyright: Novartis Pharma GmbH

The project "TelePark" of the TU Dresden was awarded with digital health prize 2018 on 21.12.2018. Among the prizewinners is Dr. Kai Loewenbrück; fifth person from the left.

Image: Sock TelePark; Copyright: Marc Eisele, University Hospital Dresden

The socks are equipped with sensors which record the movement parameters of Parkinson's patients.

Image: young physician sitting at her computer with an OCT device on the table in front of her; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Med_Photo_Studio

Conventional OCT devices require an assistant to prepare the patient and operate the device, and an ophthalmologist to evaluate the measured data. This is only possible in clinics and costs a lot of time.

Image: Diana Heiduk; Copyright: privat