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Expecting a stronger patient experience from healthcare providers

Most patients in the GCC believe not enough is being done to improve patient experience, claims new EY report Consumers across the GCC are no longer satisfied with healthcare providers just meeting their basic physical needs and 85 per cent of respondents in the EY Report 'What is the cure for a better patient experience in the GCC?' believe not enough is being done to improve patient experience. Furthermore, 38 per cent of those surveyed have trust in their local…

Making smarter Food choices: Transforming the way we look at healthcare

Understanding what you eat helps you make healthier choices. Checking food ingredients also makes your work easier. However, at times, that might not be enough, as food contents might vary. A healthier diet is crucial throughout your lifetime and paying close attention to what you eat is a good starting step towards improving your overall diet. As we grow older, our body requires a right type and amount of food nutrients for us to age properly. No matter how old…

Healthcare in Saudi Arabia: opportunities befitting for private players

With the future demand almost certain to grow, and the government's vision to increase private participation by 2030, healthcare could be one of the most sought after industry. Healthcare services have always remained the priority sector of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The country offers free health facilities to its citizens' womb to tomb. The government is benevolent to the extent that it has been paying for all medical charges liberally even outside the country if it is deemed as…

New analysis of reverse trial shows Medtronic CRT devices cost-effective

CRT is an established treatment for indicated patients with heart failure that has been demonstrated to improve survival and quality of life, and reduce hospitalizations. However, despite significant clinical evidence and guideline¬†recommendations in support of CRT, studies have shown the therapy to be underutilized in eligible patients. Medtronic plc announced an economic analysis of five-year data showing that patients with mild heart failure who get cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices early in their treatment live longer and that implanting these…

Robotics- Transforming the way we look at healthcare

Robotic surgery is an advanced form of minimally invasive or laparoscopic surgery where surgeons use a computer-controlled robot to assist them in certain surgical procedures. Arabian Millennium Medical Trading (AMMT) discusses more about 'Senhance Surgical Robotic System'. Tthe healthcare industry. In fact, they have come a long way since. Due to this we are now e x p e r i e n c i n g a n d wi t n e s s i n g t…