With a gross value added of almost 364.5 billion euros, the health care industry accounts for about 12.1 percent of the German gross domestic product, and the trend is rising. Around 5.8 million people are employed in the health sector. That is more than every seventh employee.
Berlin’s success as a health metropolis is based on a 300-year-old tradition as a health and science centre. More than a dozen Nobel Prize winners worked here in the past, including researchers such as Rudolf Virchow and Robert Koch.
Advances in medicine and at the same time demographic changes in society require increasingly complex forms of care in the inpatient and outpatient sectors.
The medical profession is facing new challenges with regard to professional and interdisciplinary cooperation. New professional fields, such as physician assistants, are becoming increasingly important. In addition, there are new issues, for example in the areas of E-Health, data protection in the health sector and in the medical advertising law.
The real estate industry, too, must respond to the changing demands of an ageing society and the need for medical and nursing care when developing new projects.
We are addressing these future challenges and are very pleased that as of 01.01.2023 (more…)