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Parliaments in crisis mode (2) – Old wine in new bottles?

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When the Covid 19 crisis came, all at once even parliaments that had worked through the Second World War in the hail of bombs no longer seemed…

Breathing energy supply for the energy transition

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In tomorrow's electricity market, the consumption, production and storage of energy must be permanently coordinated. The "breathing" energy supply…

July-August issue: What the living spaces of our future will look like

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Digitalisation is not only changing the way we communicate and live, but also the way we live and work. The changes are very evident in the construction…

Health 2030 – Implementing Digital Health the Right Way

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How do we have to redesign health care so that people have more healthy years of life? Together with several hundred experts, the Austrian association…

Can digital technology help manage acute psychiatric crises?

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Use of technology for crisis management in acute psychiatric care - fewer coercive measures and faster recovery. What sounds theoretically tempting…

Parliaments in crisis mode (1) – variable experience with great learning potential

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The Covid 19 crisis obviously caught parliaments unprepared, whether at the municipal, cantonal or federal level. Contingency plans were for…

Study anatomy with virtual reality

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The Bern Education Centre for Nursing has been conducting interprofessional learning events for some time. An existing offer provides medical…

PARO – a robot for emotional moments

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The PARO robot was originally designed for the geriatric setting. Increasingly, PARO is also being used in child and adolescent psychiatry. However,…

The SwissCovid app – many strengths, some weaknesses

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From 25 June, Swiss citizens will be able to use the SwissCovid app, which complements classic contact tracing in the containment of coronavirus.…