Government & Policy
Luis Gustavo Gasparini Kiatake, president of the Brazilian Health Informatics Association, discusses the challenges of data exchange, digital maturity and culture in the country's transformation journey, in this episode of The Alessi Agenda.
Lyniate Chief Product and Strategy Officer Drew Ivan and Life Image CEO Matthew Michela discuss how technology issues for interoperability are more of a cultural than a deployment challenge.
Omar Fikree, vice president at Mubadala Investment Company, is collaborating with a number of reputable regulators to shape digital health.
Mohannad Jameel M Brembali, general director of Health Supporting Systems at the Ministry of Health KSA, discusses Saudi Arabia's use of telehealth to improve healthcare access to patients in remote areas of the country.
The next priority in Turkey's drive to improve patient care, support clinical staff and pursue digital maturity is artificial intelligence, says Dr. Şuayip Birinci, the country's deputy minister of health.
Rajendra Pratap Gupta, board member at the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), says the future will see the rise of fitness wearables with patients managing their own health to a much greater degree.
Kalle Killar, deputy secretary general at the Ministry of Social Affairs in Estonia, says that citizens have full access to how their data is used in managing their healthcare which helps ensure trust remains high between the stakeholders.
Dr. Salman Al-Sabah, president of the Kuwait Association of Surgeons, says his country wants to learn from others and collaborate effectively with all stakeholders, which offers huge potential as the country moves toward a national electronic health record.
Big things are coming to Thailand's medical tourism industry, says Dr. Tullawat Pacharapha of Vejthani Hospital.
The "NHS Long Term Plan" focuses on prevention, integrating care and improving patient experience, says Hassan Chaudhury, digital health specialist at Healthcare UK.