G&D set for second generation of eHealth

13/08/13

AOK Systems and Bitmarck Software, the two biggest systems companies serving the statutory health insurance funds, have tasked Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) with developing its Card Application Management System (CAMS) for a second generation of German health cards. Following Gematik’s recent decision to entrust G&D with developing the operating system for the successor to the current eHealth card, this means that G&D now assumes responsibility as end-to-end provider both for the eHealth card and the new backend system. The next generation of health cards is expected to reach the market from the end of 2014.

According to G&D, the new CAMS backend system will be capable of managing the new second-generation eHealth cards as well as current cards. Like the new cards, it is expected to be launched at the end of 2014. AOK Systems and Bitmarck Software have also tasked G&D with maintenance and future modifications of CAMS until 2021.

 

“Our CAMS backend system provides vital support to today’s ehealthcare sector,” says Hans Wolfgang Kunz, head of the Government Solutions business unit at G&D. “The decision to entrust G&D with further development of CAMS is a resounding indication of the confidence the two biggest systems companies have in our expertise in this area.” Of the 69 million or so health cards in Germany, around 60 million are managed using the first generation of G&D’s CAMS backend system. The system helps health insurance funds issue health cards, managing each individual card and its communication with other systems as well as governing, updating, or amending any data that is saved on the health card or generated in the course of the card issuance process.

 

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