Medtech

  • As an innovative extension of the region’s first Health Information Exchange platform, DoH and Malaffi launch the Malaffi Health Portal

    As an innovative extension of the region’s first Health Information Exchange platform, Malaffi, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) launches the Malaffi Health Portal on the sideline of its participation at GITEX Global 2022.  The Portal seeks to provide the Emirate’s community members with a convenient and secure access to their centralised medical records available via a website…

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  • Digital maturity in health: Comparison with other industries

    Senior healthcare professionals and industry observers have long believed that the healthcare business is behind other industries in adopting new technology and undergoing digital transformation. McKinsey has published a digital index1 comparing the maturity of different industries, which demonstrates healthcare among the least advanced sectors in digitalization, particularly regarding transactions, digital spending on employees and digital capital. However, exactly how…

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  • Pain is the Fifth Vital Sign, and Pain Management is Vital to Quality Patient Care

    Ece Aydinc. RN. Clinical Resource Consultant. Becton Dickinson, Medication Management Solutions. Turkey. Natalie Samuda. RM, BSc. Senior Clinical Resource Consultant. Becton Dickinson, Medication Management Solutions. Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey. Lisa Gangol. RN, BSN. Senior Clinical Resource Consultant. Becton Dickinson, Medication Management Solutions. Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey. James Waterson. RN, M.Med.Ed. MHEc. Medical Affairs Manager. Becton Dickinson,…

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  • A Framework for Achieving your Smart, Connected Hospital Vision

    Hospital IT leaders have made massive investments over the last 20 years on digital technologies. They’ve built an electronic health record infrastructure. They’ve deployed digital technologies like wireless nurse call, digital radiology, and more. And yet, too often, they’ve received too little value in return when these digital technologies are not connected and integrated within the clinical ecosystem. To realize…

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  • Clean air, when & where you need it

    Environmental decontamination and hand hygiene are universally recognised to reduce the risk of infections and keep people safe. However, adequate ventilation is vital for ensuring the air within hospitals is safe.  Aerosols and droplets carry infectious microorganisms in the air that can spread infections more easily within poorly ventilated spaces1.  Effective air filtration devices can help remove these microorganisms and…

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  • How remote healthcare technologies can tackle climate crisis

    With the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC around the corner, the global healthcare community’s voices need to be heard at the climate negotiations. Companies can – and must – play a crucial role to address climate change by fulfilling their purpose and following through on their ESG commitments. This has never been…

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  • Department of Health and Malaffi use AI to predict patients’ future risk of disease in Abu Dhabi

    Using AI predictive analytics, patient risk scores are calculated based on the largest repository of clinical and demographic data in Malaffi from almost all healthcare facilities across Abu Dhabi Malaffi is one of the few HIEs globally to offer patient risk profiles to users Predictive analytics will help transition healthcare delivery to a more preventive approach whilst delivering better health…

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  • Emirates Health Services Provides Smart Digital Channels for Mental Health

    As one of its top priorities, Emirates Health Services (EHS) is leading efforts to promote mental health through the provision of comprehensive and integrated mental health support services within the framework of the effective policies, legislation and controls in place. Using modern technologies, EHS employs several channels within its smart digital services system in addition to hotlines and social media…

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  • Closed Loop Oncology from Medication Compounding to Administration and Beyond.

    James Waterson. RN, M.Med.Ed. MHEc. Medical Affairs Manager, Medication Management Solutions, Becton Dickinson. Middle East and Africa. James.waterson@bd.com Lisa Gangol. RN, BSN. Senior Clinical Resource Consultant, Medication Management Solutions, Beckton Dickinson.  MMS-MENAT. Aya A.Kabbani. Pharm.D. Product & Clinical Manager, Medication Management Solutions, Beckton Dickinson. MMS-MENAT. Larry Neal. Regional Marketing Manager, Medication Management Solutions, Becton Dickinson. Europe, Middle East and Africa.…

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  • A win-win strategy for patient transportation Putting Caregivers First with Advanced Motorized Stretchers

    One example of how advanced technology can bring a significant reduction in costs and at the same time contribute to a higher value of the well-being of caregivers is powered stretchers. These motorized devices are primarily intended for the area of emergency and generally for the area of transport within the hospital, but recently these stretchers are increasingly used for…

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