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By Sara Mageit 05:25 am November 27, 2020
Healthcare IT News explores some of the most pivotal workforce initiatives in the GCC and MENA regions, with Dr Osama ElHassan, health informatics specialist, Dubai Health Authority who will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Event. 
AI research, Alan Turing Institute
By Sophie Porter 01:31 am November 27, 2020
The funding will support 15 innovative AI projects ranging from early cancer detection to clinical support and wearable medical devices.
Superdrug, Pharmaceuticals, Superdrug
By Sara Mageit 11:39 am November 26, 2020
Also, UK health retailer, Superdrug launches mental health service app.
EMR, InterSystems

Credit: InterSystems

By Rachel McArthur 08:41 am November 26, 2020
The healthcare provider – and first member of the Kingdom’s Mayo Clinic Care Network – will roll-out the EMR system in its Jeddah hospital and clinics.
By Sara Mageit 06:06 am November 26, 2020
A look at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's preparedness for cyber-attacks during COVID-19 with Dr Saif Abed, founding partner and director of cybersecurity advisory services at AbedGraham, who will be moderating at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Conference.
Patient consults via telehealth with doctor at home
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm November 25, 2020
Building off its Hospital Without Walls initiative, it's offering new flexibilities around telehealth and remote patient monitoring as the country enters "a new level of crisis response," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.
By Susan Morse 04:01 pm November 25, 2020
 Learn to Live was added to insurer benefits to address behavioral health disorders, which are among the most expensive, according to CEO Dale Cook.
NHSX, NHS Digital.
By Tammy Lovell 01:53 pm November 25, 2020
The Department of Health and Social Care has quashed rumours of a third tech unit to work alongside NHSX and NHS Digital.
Ted Yoho

Ted Yoho by Gage Skidmore, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

By Kat Jercich 01:08 pm November 25, 2020
Introduced by Rep. Ted Yoho, the bipartisan legislation would make funding from the Bureau of Health Workforce conditional on adopting the compact within three years.
By Mallory Hackett 10:53 am November 25, 2020
When health systems have their staff manage revenue cycles, up to 25% of the day can be spent on repetitive tasks related to the revenue process.