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Trauma Patients in UAE Need Multiple Imaging Technologies


Trauma is the most common cause of death for all young people (>45). In countries such as the UAE, where emergencies and accidents caused 32 deaths per 100,000 compared to the United Kingdom’s four deaths per 100,000, the correct use of modern radiology modalities for diagnosis and evaluation of trauma patients is imperative. The […]

The Race for the Best for your Child: Globalization and its affect on Vaccines


Misconceptions about infant vaccinations are commonplace, and information about the best practice for immunizing your child can be very confusing for parents. Experts at the 4th Philips AVENT Breastfeeding & Child Nutrition Conference will be tackling this issue head on, particularly in relation to globalization and the need for an informed decision on how […]

Healthcare Needs to Aadopt and Adapt to Changing Technological Ecosystem


HE Engineer Zaid Daoud Al Siksek outlines e-Health strategy for Abu Dhabi during welcome keynote speech at HIMSS 2012 conference

HE Engineer Zaid Daoud Al Siksek, CEO, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) welcomed up to 600 delegates to the HIMSS Middle East Conference 2012 event by emphasizing the irrefutably vital role technology plays […]

E-Health the Cornerstone of Modern Healthcare


The HIMSS Middle East Conference 2012 opened on Sunday 20 May with HE Engineer Zaid Daoud Al Siksek, CEO, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) set to welcome delegates to the event by emphasizing the irrefutably vital role information technology plays in modern healthcare practice. HE Al Siksek will outline the seismic impact IT […]

Sharjah Hospital Achieves Prestigious Award for World-Class Healthcare Information System


Dubai—InterSystems Corporation, a global leader in software for connected healthcare, provides advanced technology to University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) that has qualified them to be honored by HIMSS Analytics for achieving Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM).

“University Hospital Sharjah is the first hospital in the UAE to achieve the prestigious Stage 6 […]

Africa Health hailed as a catalyst for healthcare changes in Africa


Johannesburg, South Africa: The Africa Health Exhibition and Congress 2012, which recently concluded at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, was hailed as a catalyst for much-needed healthcare changes in the region by conference delegates, exhibitors and visitors alike. The event, which took place in Johannesburg, SA, between 9 and 11 May 2012, featured 12 […]

Arab Health Spring: The Need to Curtail Costs


Dubai, UAE: The way the healthcare industry accounts for its rising costs is a topic that has received much interest on a global scale. The USA today spends 17-19% of its GDP on healthcare while most countries in the OECD spend 8-9% and the GCC spend 3-4%. In the US, the government sponsored Medicaid […]

HIMSS Analytics Honors University Hospital Sharjah with Stage 6 Recognition


Dubai – HIMSS Analytics announced University Hospital Sharjah has achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption Model SM (EMRAM). University Hospital Sharjah is renowned for its high quality service with an excellent patient focused environment.

HIMSS Analytics developed the EMR Adoption Model in 2005 as a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of […]

Basic knowledge of UAE ‘law of medical responsibility’ will protect both physicians and patients


Dubai, UAE: Medical mistakes are regrettable but unfortunately they still happen all over the world, including in the UAE. Medical errors can take many forms including delay in implementation of treatment, the lack of due care and neglect. Doctors can be held liable and patients can incur damages as a consequence of criminal, civil […]

Merger sees launch of new International Medical Travel Exhibition & Conference in Monaco for 2013


Informa Life Sciences, the organizer of the world’s second largest healthcare exhibition ‘Arab Health’, have announced the launch of the International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC), which is scheduled to take place 12-13 April 2013 at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.

This launch is based on the strategic cooperation and full integration of the […]