healthcare

November 23, 2017

Dubai Health Authority has launched the unified electronic system 'Salama' Hatta Hospital, improving operational efficiency and professional practices.

The final phase of Salama was launched earlier this week in Latifa Hospital, Hatta Hospital, Thalassemia Center, Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Center and all DHA Medical Fitness Centers.

Salama is a DHA-wide project that aims to provide patients and doctors access to medical records through a patient portal and ensure that the electronic patient medical record is available across the DHA health facilities.

The first phase was launched in April in Rashid Hospital, Barsha Health center, Airport Medical Center, Dermatology Center"...

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November 21, 2017

Emirates Hospital, a leading healthcare facility owned by KBBO Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing medical services to tourists, particularly Chinese visitors.

During official visit and meeting with Dr Jia Xiao Fang, president of China International Health & Medical Tourism Association (CIHMTA), China’s largest health tourism and medical tourism industry platform, Pramod Balakrishnan, CEO of Emirates Healthcare Group, said Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah aimed to support Dubai’s commitment to provide world class healthcare services to"...

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November 21, 2017

Bioscience Clinic FZ LLC located in Dubai Healthcare City is pleased to launch to its latest innovative therapy for treatment of joint disease. Established since 2012, Bioscience Clinic is Dubai’s first and most advanced clinic to use stem cells taken from adipose tissue in a variety of clinical applications. Its latest therapy was first introduced in Europe by Bioscience Institute in partnership with the University of Rome, a Bioscience Clinic sister company.

This innovative therapy boasts success rates higher than that of the most advanced, leading centers in"...

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November 20, 2017

A new crackdown on pharmacists who dispense antibiotics and other drugs without prescriptions has been welcomed by doctors.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention is promising new laws to stop unauthorised sales of antibiotics, amid growing fears that their overuse worldwide will create drug-resistant bacteria for which there is no treatment.

“This is fantastic news. It should be welcomed by all hospitals,” said Dr Lalu Chacko, chief medical officer at Abu Dhabi’s Medeor Hospital.

“It"...

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November 20, 2017

Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries announced today revenues of AED992 million for the first three quarters of the year 2017. The company posted an AED86 million net profit for the period.

'Overall, the MENA markets remained challenging for the pharmaceutical industry. Julphar’s management has undertaken cost-saving initiatives and new projects to optimise processes further and consolidate our current market shares. We will continue to launch our new products pipeline while increasing our geographical presence, to fully align towards with our 2020 roadmap,' said Jerome Carle, Julphar General Manager.

'Saudi"...

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November 20, 2017

The Dubai Health Authority, DHA, launched the third and final phase of the unified electronic system, Salama, at Latifa Hospital, Hatta Hospital, Thalassemia Centre, Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre, and all DHA Medical Fitness Centres.

Salama, which was launched under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, in February 2016, is a DHA-wide project that aims to provide patients and doctors access to medical records through a patient portal and ensure that electronic patient medical records are available across the DHA health facilities.

The"...

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November 20, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- Sharjah, the third largest of the United Arab Emirate’s seven emirates, was the host for the MENA region’s first ever ‘Global Relay for Life,’ (RFL) a 24-hour walkathon that is the biggest fundraising event for cancer in the world. Conducted in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the event was organised by Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), a non-profit organisation that supports cancer patients and their families.

Taking place November 17-18 at the American University Sharjah, the inaugural UAE RFL saw more than 2,000 relayers participating in the overnight"...

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November 20, 2017

Prime Hospital, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare service providers, has achieved another milestone by applying various innovative Anesthetic Techniques developed to bring pain relief to patients after surgery. This is part of the hospital’s continuous efforts to enhance its care for patients, and contribute to raising the health sector’s global competitiveness in Dubai and the UAE.

According to Prime Hospital, the methods combine both conventional General Anesthesia and Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks to keep the site of surgery numb for between 24-36 hours. They"...

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November 19, 2017

Emirates Hospital, a leading healthcare facility owned by KBBO Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing medical services to tourists, particularly Chinese visitors.

During official visit and meeting with Dr. Jia Xiao Fang, President of China International Health & Medical Tourism Association (CIHMTA), China’s largest Health Tourism and Medical Tourism Industry Platform, the CEO of Emirates Healthcare Group, said Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah aimed to support Dubai’s commitment to provide world class healthcare services to Chinese tourists and visitors.

“We"...

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November 19, 2017

The growth operation and management (O&A) model in the healthcare sector will enable healthcare providers around the world to offer patients better services, according to the CEO of the region’s leading healthcare groups, NMC Healthcare.

Speaking ahead of his participation on a panel entitled “Transforming Healthcare with Technology” at the 2017 Milken Institute London Summit in London, Prasanth Manghat said NMC Healthcare is also committed to exploring ways artificial intelligence can positively impact the healthcare sector.

“The"...

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