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DHA inaugurates RQI program for healthcare professionals at Rashid Hospital

Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, recently inaugurated the Resuscitation Quality Improvement program, RQI, a self-directed, simulation-based performance and quality improvement program for healthcare professionals at Rashid Hospital. DHA is the third organization in the MENA region to adopt the RQI technology and first Government organization in UAE. The RQI machine uses smart technology towards automation and innovation in medical training as it presents realistic cases of patients through electronic simulation. This provides medical professionals…

GCC hailed ‘medical tourism capital of the world’

The GCC has been hailed the ‘medical tourism capital of the world’ as all its member countries ranked on a new global index of leading destinations to seek treatment. The UAE placed first among GCC countries, according to the Medical Tourism Association, while Oman ranked second and Bahrain came in at third. Saudi Arabia and Kuwait placed fourth and sixth respectively. Saudi Arabia currently boasts 2.2 hospital beds for every 1000 people and continual improvements to the national healthcare system…

ADTC renews its data certification with 98.7% score

Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Center (ADTC) successfully renewed its data certification for 2020 with its highest-ever score of 98.7% after a virtual audit by JAWDA; the healthcare quality index developed by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH). The Mubadala Healthcare provider achieved the near-perfect score on the audit – which assesses the quality of coding, collection and submission of clinical data – while also assuming a key role in Mubadala Healthcare’s initiatives to help contain COVID-19, and managing unprecedented…

Mubadala Healthcare offers comprehensive remote care program for patients with chronic diseases

Following on the success of the remote care program launch in partnership with Abu Dhabi Public Health Center and Department of Health to manage COVID-19 patients in home isolation, Mubadala Healthcare providers have collaborated to develop a sustainable remote healthcare program for patients with chronic illnesses who are aged 60 and above. It has been estimated that there are over 12,000 elderly patients across the emirate of Abu Dhabi who suffer from heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic illnesses.…

Philips presents new approach to healthcare to help people maintain healthy lifestyle at home

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, recently presented new approaches to health and healthcare, and the shift to health-at-home, at its virtual consumer health press event. Against the backdrop of COVID-19, the need for consumers to stay as healthy as possible is more relevant than ever. At a recent virtual event, coinciding with IFA 2020, Philips announced expansion of its consumer health portfolio with a range of innovations to help people maintain health-enhancing lifestyle routines, and digital opportunities…