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The Physicians and the Health Insurance Societies
At the last meeting of the federal committee for the adjustment of controversies between the physicians and the health insurance societies, the following question came up for discussion: Is it in accordance with the present regulations of the federal committee for health insurance societies independently of the admission board to engage physicians to serve in ambulatory clinics? The question was decided in the negative. The import of this decision is that the physicians engaged for the ambulatory clinics in Berlin are serving contrary to the existing legal regulations.
The Number of General Hospitals in Prussia
The number of general hospitals in Prussia, exclusive of the Saar Basin, was 2,239 in 1922 as compared with 2,218 in 1921. Of these, 1,834 were public institutions, and forty-three were university clinics. The remaining 405 were private institutions with more than ten beds. The total bed capacity
BERLIN. JAMA. 1924;83(25):2034–2035. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660250072027