digital platforms

Between flexibility and precariousness, all eyes are on Brussels’ move on platform workers

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 15:45

euractiv (19.11.2021) The European Commission, which is due to present its proposal on platform workers on 8 December, faces a tricky balancing act: ensuring decent working conditions while maintaining the flexibility of a booming sector.

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Europe
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Digital economy
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Digital Platforms
Digital Economy Observatory : Only Tags
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Germany: More digitalisation in nursing

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:58

German Government (20.01.2021) Thanks to the Act for the Digital Modernisation of Care and Nursing on January 20th, 2021, midwives and other healthcare professionals will in future be able to offer telemedicine services, and will be paid for these. In addition, it is to become easier to use e-prescriptions, even internationally. Besides this, a brief patient file is to be created, meaning that patients will be able to share important information with their doctors even if they are in another EU member state.

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germany
Global challenges
Topics
Health
Employment
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Germany: Act for the Digital Modernisation of Care and Nursing

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:14

German Government (20.01.2021) The importance of digitalisation in the health system and the need to make better use of the potentials offered by digitalisation has become particularly evident during the pandemic. In the future, it is to be possible to include digital applications, such as fall prevention apps or memory training apps, in regular nursing care. In the future, it will be possible to link digital applications with the electronic patient file. To this end, on Wednesday the Cabinet approved a bill; the draft Act for the Digital Modernisation of Care and Nursing.

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germany
Global challenges
Topics
Health
Long-term care
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Japan: Mental health care counselling service "Kokoronomimi"

Submitted by siha on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 20:01

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (21.08.2020) "Kokoronomimi" is a portal site which provides comprehensive information and support for worker's mental health. It provides mental health care counselling services via chat and SNS to people who are anxious or stressed by Covid-19 .

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japan
Topics
Health
ICT
Service quality
Covid-19
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Uruguay: New consultation channels

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 19:43

bps.gub.uy (24.07.2020) BPS lanza tres nuevos canales que facilitan el acceso a las consultas de Subsidio por Desempleo: web, WhatsApp y app móvil BPS Personas.

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uruguay
Global challenges
Topics
E-services
Service quality
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Viet Nam: Online social security services on the National Public Service Portal

Submitted by mmarquez on Tue, 07/21/2020 - 10:52

vss.gov.vn (25.05.2020) Since May 12 (2020), the National Public Service Portal (launched in December 2019) has provided six additional public services to support people and businesses during the COVID-19 epidemic, namely: supporting workers to postpone labor contracts and take leave without salary; supporting employers to borrow capital to pay workers' discontinued wages; declaring extension of corporate tax payment; declaring extension of personal tax payment; temporarily closing the retirement fund; receiving and handling feedback and recommendations regarding supporting people and busin

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vietnam
Global challenges
Topics
E-services
Service quality
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Japan: Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19 (HER-SYS)

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/20/2020 - 17:29

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (17.07.2020) The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare introduces a new coronavirus infected person information grasp and management system (HER-SYS) as an urgent response in order to reduce the work burden of public health centers and to speed up information sharing.

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japan
Global challenges
Topics
Health
ICT
ICT governance
Service quality
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