Fahad Ali Nasir Nasiri, Head of the Health Information Management Section at Dubai Hospital, explains how the system went from entirely paper-based in the 1980s to almost entirely paper-less today and moving toward EMRAM Stage 7.
Health IT in the region is moving in the right direction but still needs improved efficiency amid rising expectations and similar or shrinking budgets, says Wolters Kluwer Channel Partner and Alliances Manager Hany Rakha.
DHA nurse Ashish Ann John describes the agency's initiative to integrate devices and informatics with the EHR to improve experience for pediatric patients.
Artificial intelligence is "jumping information technology," but robots will still require human beings, according to Mahmoud Saleh El Halik, the head of Health Informatics at Latifa Women and Children's Hospital.
Rahul Goyal, MD, Physician Informatics Lead, Mediclinic Middle East in the UAE, on retrieving useful information from a minimal amount of EHR clicks and back office tasks with logic built into the systems for physician engagement.
The concept was born out of a need to integrate Vocera’s badge technology and smartphone capabilities into a single device, says the company's Senior Clinical Executive Steven Matarelli.
Medicalchain SVP of Operations Wael Alkhalidi said the company is using distributed ledger technology to enable patients to find all their medical data in one place.
Rajakumari Ravikumar, director of nursing with Dubai Health Authority (DHA), discusses identifying super-users, communicating benefits to the staff and working together on the journey.
In a traditional model, research to bedside takes an average of 17 years. With the advent of new technologies, including machine learning, that needs to change to a shorter timeline, says Ian Z. Chuang, chief medical officer at Elsevier.
(Sponsored) Chris Brice, Hyland account manager for Europe and Middle East, talks about digital transformation trends, including data lakes and artificial intelligence, and why clinical engagement is key to effective adoption.