There is clear evidence that mHealth is valuable in treating chronic diseases, says Robert Istepanian of the Institute of Global Innovation at the UK's Imperial College. However, standards, governance and integration still need work.
Blockchain technology allows for the flow of information between treatment points regardless of geographic location to ensure patients get the treatment they need and deserve, says Shada AlSalamah, a visiting scholar at MIT.
(Sponsored) Ali Rizwan, product manager for Solve.care, says blockchain has huge potential to ensure different parties work together and collaborate to deliver high-quality care for patients by providing the optimum platforms for care providers.
(Sponsored) Laurie McGraw, SVP of Health Solutions at the AMA, talks about physician burnout and the AMA's award-winning tools that help with alleviating the problem, improving clinical workflows and removing patient-care barriers.
Mosa Al Mutairi, Associate Executive Director ISID, KAMC, Riyadh, says that the HIMSS Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM) provided a credible international bench-marking tool and roadmap for his organization.
Faiz Al Garni, M.Sc. KAMC, Riyadh, says reaching Stage 6 of the Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM) has made his organization's roadmap clear and has enabled the ability to benchmark with local and international hospitals.
The Saudi Arabian government urges the industry to be transparent with the regulators, which enables regulations to be built around businesses and startups, says the Cura CEO Wael A. Kabli.
Interoperable systems and in-house analytics helped King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) Riyadh achieve Stage 6 of DIAM, says Mosa Al Mutairi, Associate Executive Director ISID, KAMC, Riyadh.
Faiz Al Garni, M.Sc., with King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) Riyadh, says that his organization, which achieved Stage 6 on the DIAM, is currently working on a pilot of a clinical decision support tool, while also looking at predictive analytics.
Patients living in rural areas and smaller cities have to travel to get to the healthcare they need, which makes telehealth more valuable, says Wael A. Kabli, CEO, Cura.