AMERICAN CLINIC WARSAW – Your medical home

Languages. The medical staff of American Clinic Warsaw speaks 14. It’s necessary to provide foreign Patients maximum comfort. That, plus caring ambience, international medical standards and world-class experts. Poland lacks places like this – especially that modern and versatile. Still, ...

Locked content Pro-Plus to enter US telemedicine market

Polish telemedical company Pro-Plus has been operating on the Polish market for 20 years, although telemedicine has become more prevalent in Poland in recent years. Nevertheless, few institutions make use of this technology. Countries such as Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Indonesia are the leading u...

Locked content PLN 60 million for anti-obesity program

The government has filed with the Sejm a National Health Program which aims to tackle obesity amongst Poles by 2020, dailyRzeczpospolita  informed. It is estimated that 61 percent of males and 42 percent of women have excessive body weight and 17 percent of Poles suffer from obesity. The disease is ...

Locked content Polish doctors’ clash with Health Minister continues

Nearly 15 percent of primary care doctors still have not signed new contracts with National Health Fund (NFZ) and 21 percent of clinics remained closed on Monday, according to Health Minister Bartłomiej Arłukowicz. The situation is worst in Lubuskie, Podkarpackie and Opolskie voivodship, where over ...

Locked content No Ebola threat in Poland

The Chief Sanitary Inspectorate (GIS) has assured Poles that there is currently no threat related to the Ebola virus in the country. “For the time being the situation does not force Poland to take on any extraordinary measures,” said  GIS spokesperson Jan Bondar. On Friday the World Health Organizat...

Locked content Depression a huge cost to the economy

The Polish Social Insurance Office (ZUS) has calculated the cost of depression to the nation’s economy. Due to absences, illness benefits and rehabilitation a sum of PLN 760 million is being paid out annually. The National Health Fund (NFZ) spends less on depression, PLN 160 million. Dziennik ...

The brains that work for the heart

While still at university, Marek Dziubiński developed a passion for algorithms. His “journey of a lifetime” has taken him to the position of president of an innovative medical equipment company that exports to the US. And this is just the beginning