Credit: KPMG Saudi Arabia

By 01:47 am December 01, 2020
There is a need to transform the healthcare experience for patients and healthcare workers, so that organisations can thrive under the new normal. Eight critical capabilities must be hardwired into organisations to achieve this goal, says KPMG Saudi Arabia.
Google Cloud HIMSS Booth
By Mike Miliard 03:45 pm November 30, 2020
Its Healthcare Interoperability Readiness Program aims to help healthcare organizations understand and prep for the new rules, assess their own interoperability maturity and build new API-based exchange capabilities. 
View Point Health – Lawrenceville Mental Health Center & Administrative Office

View Point Health – Lawrenceville Mental Health Center & Administrative Office

By Bill Siwicki 01:28 pm November 30, 2020
Using FCC funding, the agency has transformed its telemedicine offering – and has since seen decreases in no-show rates for individual counseling and evaluation and management appointments.
A healthcare provider in a mask enters data at a computer

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By Kat Jercich 12:48 pm November 30, 2020
A new Science report highlights inconsistencies between HHS Protect's information and that from other sources, such as state public health agencies.
By Sara Mageit 10:24 am November 30, 2020
Health leaders contemplate the key features of a strong, data-driven response to a health crisis at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital Event.
A doctor holds a tablet with an EHR on it
By Kat Jercich 09:46 am November 30, 2020
A recent JAMIA study found that Epic, Cerner and Allscripts make EHR use measures available in a platform to clients – but athenahealth, eClinicalWorks and NextGen have not.
By 08:33 am November 30, 2020
The codes have been made available prior to the public roll out of the vaccines in order to facilitate better tracking, reporting and analysis on electronic health care systems. This aims to support data-driven planning and allocation.
By Sara Mageit 06:21 am November 30, 2020
Dr Afzal Chaudhry, consultant nephrologist and chief medical information officer, Cambridge University Hospital updates HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital event attendees on the trusts' recent EMRAM 7 validation and explains why we need to engage the workforce in the journey.
COVID-19, data, Saudi

Left to right: H.E Dr Bandar Al Knawy, CEO, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, KSA, Faisal Alshammari, general director, Statistic and Information Management, Ministry of Health, KSA, and Dame Sally Davies, Master of Trinity College Cambridge, UK.

04:59 am November 30, 2020
COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in the digital armoury of healthcare systems around the world and the need for global collaboration over data and technological solutions to fight future pandemics. Leaders from universities, hospitals and ministries gathered at HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital event to discuss how we can use the lessons...
Digital tools, AI, COVID-19
By Tammy Lovell 04:22 am November 30, 2020
 Financial support has been awarded to 13 projects which have digital tools and AI at the heart of their approaches.