Combined Approach to Healthcare IT delivery in Middle East By One Health Alliance

For both private and public healthcare organisations throughout the Middle East, the One Health Alliance will be exhibiting at Arab Health and demonstrate its alternative approach to the delivery of technology and information solutions that will help transform operations and improve patient care in Middle East. Representing a major new force within the industry, the […]
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Healthcare expertise,technology sharing between Saudi Arabia and Jordan

Riyadh–The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed an agreement to share health-care expertise and technology with each other. Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah and his Jordanian counterpart Nayef Al-Fayez signed the agreement in Riyadh on Sunday, the 17th Jan 2010. Al-Rabeeah told reporters that initially the program would focus on health services at […]
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Using Telemedicine in education programme in Al Noor-Abu Dhabi

Al Noor Hospital in Abu Dhabi has tied up an agreement with US-based Children’s Hospital Boston, aimed at developing an educational programme through used of telemedicine technology, reported khaleej Times. The education programme includes knowledge exchange and training of physicians in pediatrics. Al Noor physicians will participate at a weekly lecture hosted by Children’s Hospital […]
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Oracle releases clinical development analytics for healthcare sector

Middleeast: An Analytics software package has been released by Oracle, that is designed to provide critical insights in the healthcare sector. Hospital groups will now be able to improve clinical staff productivity by making it easier to identify non-performing sites. It is also designed to help those working in contract research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields […]
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UAE and KSA Tops the Arab Health Awards shortlist

•Saudi and UAE healthcare pioneers and practitioners of distinction to be honoured for contribution towards regional growth and development Organisations and Individuals from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates dominate the shortlist of nominees for the Annual Arab Health Achievement and Innovation Awards. The awards which this year comprises eight different […]
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India To Be Global Hub for Low-Cost Medical Devices

29th December 2009,Bangalore, India–Medical equipment and services giant GE Healthcare is on a consolidation drive in India. Early October, GE announced plans to integrate three of its stand alone business units and manufacturing plants under its 51:49 JV with Wipro — Wipro GE Healthcare. Post-merger, GE is now drawing up plans to grow its India […]
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Al Ain Hospital to Eliminate Paper Based Medical Records

UAE–Al Ain Hospital has advised all its patients to bring their identification documents with them on their next visit as the hospital has started computerising data to eliminate paper-based medical records. The documents required include health cards, insurance cards and identification papers such as identity cards and passports. The information will be stored and updated […]
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Lab Information System

Laboratory information system (“LIS”) is a type of software that receives, processes, and stores information generated in a medical lab. These systems often must interface with instruments and other information systems such as hospital information systems (HIS).Most modern lab automation system and lab equipment that are based on ASTM standards can be interfaced or made […]
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GE Healthcare IT’s Centricity® Enterprise is CCHIT Certified

BARRINGTON– GE Healthcare IT’s Centricity® Enterprise Version 6.0 is CCHIT Certified®,announced The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT®).GE’s Centricity meets the Commission’s inpatient electronic health record (EHR) criteria for 2007. Inpatient EHRs are designed for use in acute care hospitals. The Commission – an independent, nonprofit organization – is the recognized body in the […]
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Electronic Medical Records-Helps you Monitor Important Indices

Though the implementation of a proper Electronic Medical Records system may be unaffordable for a small clinic most clinics use some form of computerized patient records. Detailed analysis of the data from these systems can provide information on key performance indices and are invaluable for strategic planning. Computers have become an indispensable part of every […]
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Modern HIS-Must Have’s

Hospital Information System (HIS) has been defined in the literature as a set of interrelated components working together to gather, retrieve, process, store and disseminate information to support the activities of health system planning, control, coordination and decision- making both in management and services delivery. The purpose of HIS is to automate the core processes […]
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Hospital Information System-A management tool

A hospital information system (HIS), is a comprehensive, integrated information system that manages the administrative, financial and clinical functions of a hospital. This encompasses paper-based information processing as well as data processing machines. It can be composed of one or a few software sub components with specialty-specific extensions and a large variety of sub-systems in […]
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Four New Healthcare Centres in Sharjah Soon

Sharjah– The emirate of Sharjah will soon have four new healthcare centres each in Qarain, Nazwa, Batayeh and Khorfakkan.The Director of Sharjah Medical Zone Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi anounced this during a dialogue with the medical committee affiliated with the Sharjah Consultative Council. Sheikh Al Qasimi noted that currently there are 17 healthcare […]
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