Magdeburg invited to Kick-off meeting

On June 13th 2018, the MIRACUM partner Magdeburg welcomed representatives of politics – first and foremost Prof. Dr. Armin Willingmann, the minister for Economics, Science and Digitalisation in Saxony-Anhalt – and active/interested MIRACUM researchers/physicians to its Kick-off event. Prof. Hans-Ulrich Prokosch (MIRACUM coordinator and Chair of Medical Informatics, Erlangen) and Prof. Hermann-Josef Rothkötter (Dean Faculty of Medicine) introduced the concept of the medical informatics initiative and the MIRACUM vision. Subsequently, Dr. Kerstin Stachel (Commercial Director, University Hospital Magdeburg) emphasized the importance of digitalisation in the medical care. The event was then completed by the presentation about the Erlanger IT infrastructure of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University hospital Erlangen.