Interview with Dr. Rakesh Suri, CEO, Cleveland Clinic – Abu Dhabi – Exclusive from Arabian Business
Beginning January 2019, all private and public sector health care facilities in Dubai will be rated on their level of care and expertise, in accordance with the Dubai Health Facilities Performance Framework (DHFPF), officials said. This rating system, to be implemented in five phases, will streamline health care and provide boost the burgeoning medical tourism sector.
Researchers from MIT are using artificial intelligence to make treatment for cancer less debilitating but just as effective for patients. The AI learns from historical patient data to determine what the lowest doses and frequencies of medication delivered the desired results to shrink tumours.
New, emerging technologies are turning patients into savvy healthcare consumers with higher expectations around the services they receive. From wearables to telemedicine, virtual and augmented reality, 3D imaging, and artificial intelligence, patients are increasingly drawn to cutting-edge experiences, similar to what they experience in their everyday lives as consumers.
The initiative, dedicated to the young patients who can’t make it to the cinemas during their stay at the hospital, showcased the third film of the franchise Roxy Cinemas, the premiere of ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation.’ Patients gathered at the hospital’s auditorium, which was recently renamed ‘Hollywood Boulevard’.
Department of Health—Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, continues to highlight the vital role played by Primary Care facilities in improving the quality of healthcare offered to patients via better doctor patient relationships.
In another step on the road to medical tourism in Abu Dhabi and part of its efforts to promote and enhance the standards of quality of care in the Emirate, Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DOH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, urged all healthcare providers in Abu Dhabi to document medical tourism patients records using DoH’s ‘Shafafiya’ e-portal, effective as of September 2018.
A new policy to govern the use and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health care has been released by the emirate’s health sector regulator, the Department of Health. The policy, released on Monday, reflects the department’s support for the development, use and adoption of customised AI technologies and software to enhance health care in Abu Dhabi, the Department announced in a statement.
Capital Health, the UAE’s integrated health group, today signed a partnership with Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), acknowledged as the US number one healthcare provider in physical medicine and rehabilitation for more than a quarter of a century.
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