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The 44th edition of Arab Health Exhibition & Congress will cover the latest updates and insights into cutting-edge procedures, techniques and skills across 11 CME-accredited conferences.
From enhanced data security, digital patient identities and potential improvements in Precision Medicine and R&D, Blockchain offers a promising new paradigm. There are many opportunities with utilising it in healthcare with immediate benefits.
In an era of technological dominance, Connected Care is becoming the model of healthcare delivery that everyone is hedging their bets on and it is now at a critical juncture in terms of its adaptation into mainstream healthcare delivery.
There is now an increasing need for leaders to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to respond to different challenges such as how to lead across different levels of healthcare in a timely, cost-effective and seamless manner.
Infection preventionists continue to be fully invested with patient safety, including antibiotic stewardship activities. Fully leveraging AS activities can ensure less antibiotic use, less antibiotic resistance and MDRO development, and less adverse events.
At the heart of this medical revolution is the use of printing technology and mobile computers to ensure smooth operations are achieved in hospitals. This can help reduce human errors, ensure data is used to its maximum benefit and drive cost savings.
Life was going on until one-day, 38-year-old engineer Ghulam Abbas needed to make a choice – life without a stomach, or death from stomach cancer. He was diagnosed after he walked into Rashid Hospital’s Gastroenterology clinic complaining of sudden weight loss.
Shedding light on how digitalisation has provided opportunities to change the traditional way in which healthcare is delivered, recently, GSD held an event titled “The Hospital of the Future – GCC Healthcare Strategies Towards 2020”.
Social and economic development has significantly improved across the African continent and there is great potential to achieve more. One of the primary obstacles is the large burden of disease, which continues to be a barrier to faster development.
Private health insurance companies in Kenya informed losses claiming that over 40 per cent of health expenditure go into pharmaceuticals. If we compare this with international standards, we find out that Kenya is spending almost double in pharmaceuticals.
For most people branding begins and ends with the name, logo and tagline. Many healthcare providers do compromise on the brand by relegating it to one support department who will manage the social media and will print some brochures.
It is beyond doubt that obesity is a global pandemic, with the World Health Organization approximating 2.3 billion adults to be overweight and >700 million to be obese in 2015. It is a chronic illness identified in children, adolescents, and adults worldwide.
Shisha contains tobacco, exposing its users to nicotine, tar, carbon monoxide in addition to heavy metals, such as arsenic and lead. Hence, diseases like heart disease and cancer, which are characteristic of cigarette use are encountered by shisha smokers.
The key to surviving and thriving in the new healthcare landscape is a reliable, comprehensive business continuity plan. A keystone of a business continuity plan in this context of digital transformation is availability.
The need for transformative change in healthcare has never been greater. We face pressures from regulators, payers, and patients to provide safe, high-quality, affordable and accessible care.
When confronted with a crisis, most hospitals mobilise their staff to put out the fire, offer congratulations all around and go back to their previous routine. But three years ago, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago decided to transform its culture.
Addiction — once thought of as a moral failing — is now widely recognised as a disease. Specialists from London’s Harley Street Medical Area talk to Arab Health Magazine about how rounded, personalised treatment can help people fight this highly destructive illness.