Ahmed El Sherif

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By Ahmed El Sherif 01:26 am December 21, 2020
According to the latest GE Global Innovation Barometer, the Gulf country is a global leader in creating an “innovation-conducive environment”, with the majority of those surveyed believing that healthcare outperformed all other sectors with respect to innovation progress.
Aetna, telehealth, telemedicine, vHealth

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By Ahmed El Sherif 07:32 am October 29, 2020
New research released by vHealth shows that residents in the Gulf country are embracing telemedicine, with the company reporting a 500% increase in the use of its telehealth app between March and September 2020, compared to the same period last year.
Womens-only, telemedicine, UAE, Emirati Volunteer Leaders Initiative

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By Ahmed El Sherif 11:23 am October 16, 2020
The non-profit programme is being supervised by volunteer doctors from the Young Emirati Volunteer Leaders Initiative, in partnership with the Zayed Giving Initiative and General Women’s Union.
health insurance, billing

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By Ahmed El Sherif 02:03 am October 08, 2020
The transfer of the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system for health insurance to all public and private hospitals across the emirate has been completed.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 02:17 am September 23, 2020
The solution, which will be implemented across all of Medcare’s hospitals and clinics in Dubai and Sharjah, is owned by US technology company, InterSystems.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 11:48 am September 18, 2020
It comes following a two-month trial in the UAE capital, as well as a successful remote care programme for COVID-19 patients in home isolation.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 05:25 am September 14, 2020
The UpToDate integration allows docs, nurses and pharmacists from 18 DHA sites to access it via the authority’s Salama EMR to "make evidence-based clinical decisions for their patients and keep their medical knowledge up to date."

Credit: Malaffi

By Ahmed El Sherif 09:15 am September 04, 2020
UAE capital’s healthcare sector celebrates achievement one year on from the launch of HIE platform, Malaffi.

Credit: Altibbi

By Ahmed El Sherif 02:26 am August 17, 2020
Altibbi will provide the Arabic-language consultations for a month, allowing anyone who needs medical assistance to connect directly with doctors via audio calls and online chats.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 08:34 am July 29, 2020
Developed in partnership with the Dubai Health Authority, the technology specialises in managing the emirate’s stock of medicines, allowing government entities to access inventory in real time.

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