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30 Jan - 2 Feb 2023

Dubai World Trade Centre


4 Jan - 2 Mar 2023

AI based patient monitoring to predict future risk!


Nihon Kohden Middle East


 Tuesday 31 January | 13:00

 Wednesday 1 February | 14:00

Intelligent Health Pavilion | P.H12




This presentation will consist of a brief overview of the history of CoMET development, a review of the current iteration of the technology today, as well as an exploration of the clinical benefits of such technology including a case study. Attention will be brought to how and why CoMET is different that other clinical decision support tools available and how AI will change the paradigm of care from reactive to proactive.

Company bio

Nihon Kohden is Japan's leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment with subsidiaries in the USA, Europe and Asia and distributors in nearly every country in the world. Our major product lines for export are patient monitors, electroencephalographs, evoked potential and electromyograph systems, electrocardiographs, defibrillators, and hematology analyzers. Nihon Kohden equipment is well known for its quality and ease of use.

Nihon Kohden actively contributes to the advance of medical technology. Nihon Kohden researchers have published valuable research in some of the world's most prestigious medical, engineering and scientific journals. Nihon Kohden has significantly contributed to the advancement of modern medical treatment with many innovative products and technologies. Pulse oximetry, the technology to noninvasive measure oxygen in the blood, was invented by Dr. Takuo Aoyagi, a Nihon Kohden scientist.

In addition to supplying the world with our own high quality medical equipment, Nihon Kohden imports outstanding overseas products into Japan. Our wide range of imported equipment includes cardiology, urology, respiratory care, anesthesiology, emergency care, sports medicine and rehabilitation. Our extensive domestic sales network consists of over 650 direct sales staff with over 100 offices throughout the country.

Founded in 1951, our mission is to improve the quality of life through advanced medical technology.



Harsh Dharwad
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions, Inc.

Harsh Dharwad is an experienced global technology leader who is passionate about solving healthcare challenges with technological solutions that make a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians. He excels at simplifying complex problems, building high performing cultures and empowering teams to execute the vision of an organization. Harsh is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions, Inc., where he provides strategic leadership and direction for creating patient data acquisition and management systems that reduce costs, improve quality and increase access to healthcare.

Prior to Nihon Kohden, Harsh was Director of Software Development at Pfizer, where he oversaw the development of infusion pump technology and value-added software applications, as well as kick-started an initiative focused on innovation and pipeline development. He worked previously at Hospira as the General Manager responsible for leading an R&D site. Harsh has also held technical management positions at companies including Siemens and Philips.

Jessica Padykula
Clinical Specialist – Product Development
Nihon Kohden

Jessica Padykula is a Masters prepared Registered Nurse with 17 years experience, primarily in the Emergency Department and ICU. She is also an educator and administrative experience in the Emergency Department setting. Jessica began working with the CoMET product in 2021 as a Clinical Field Education Specialist and continues to provide education and implementation support.