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Global Leaders Meeting In Dubai To Discuss The Future Of Healthcare Innovation In The Region
(11 May 2015)


The GCC Healthcare Innovation Congress held in Dubai from 10-11 May 2015 under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and supported by the Executive Board of Health Ministers’ Council for Cooperation Council States and Dubai Biotechnology & Research Park “DuBiotech.

The congress gathered over 200 healthcare experts from around the word to discuss innovations to improve the quality of healthcare whilst reducing costs, new innovation in healthcare including electronic medical records, big data, clinical coding, healthcare exchange, informatics, clinical business intelligence along with other topics related to innovation in healthcare.

Mubaraka Ali Ibrahim, Director of Health information systems, Ministry of Health, UAE highlighted that 2015 is the year of healthcare innovation and that the country has started implementing “Wareed” as a project dedicated to improving the healthcare quality through the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR), also Dr. Kalthoom Al Belooshi, Director of Hospitals Dept., Ministry of Health, UAE reviewed the current innovations at the Ministry of Health hospitals.

At the congress regional and international organisations highlighted their innovation including advances in overcoming challenges related to interoperability in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; a new model for managing chronic diseases in New Zealand; innovative healthcare models to increase competitiveness in hospitals in Switzerland; innovations in revenue cycle management in the USA as well as use of cloud-based electronic health records in the UK.

“The congress is a key witness to the UAE’s leadership vision to enhance the UAE’s position to become a leading healthcare provider in the world” said Dr. Doaa Said, Managing Director, Maarefah Management – organisers of the GCC Healthcare Innovation Congress.

“It is important to give our healthcare works in our country to meet and learn from global leaders in this space to be able to stimulate an exchange of ideas to dive more innovations in healthcare which will improve the delivery of healthcare, therefore it is necessary to conduct such a meeting or regular basis, added Dr. Doaa Said.

The congress has high profile speakers such as: H.E Prof. Tawfik A. M. Khoja, Director General Executive Board Health Ministers’ Council for Cooperation Council, Mark Adams, CEO, Anglo Arabian Healthcare, Dr. Ramadan Al Blooshi, Managing Director of Dubai Healthcare City Authority Regulatory, Dr.. Ahmed Balkhair, Director of the National e-Health Strategy and Change Management Office, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of Health information systems, Ministry of Health, UAE, Ziad Fares, Senior Advisor, UAE Federal Government, Mr. Clayton Bain, CEO, Salucro Healthcare Solutions, Mr. Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Executive Director, Dubiotech, Badhri Iyengar, Regional Director, Boston Scientific Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Arash Amai, SVP New Ventures and General Counsel,  Gulf-HRA, Mr. Altijani Hussin, Health Economics Consultant, Dubai Health Authority, Joseph George, Head of Information Technology, Rashid Centre for Diabetes and Research (RCDR), Ministry of Health UAE, Dr. Kalthoom Al Belooshi, Director of Hospitals Dept., Ministry of Health, UAE, Alec Napier, director of patient experience and healthcare operations, Tawam Hospital, Dr. Ram Behin, Director of Business and Strategy, Al Zahra Hospital, UAE, Dr. Hasnain Haider-Shah, Chief Strategy Officer, Universal Hospital, UAE, Dr. Matthew Maughan, Director of Pharmacy Operations at Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar, Dr. Obi Taiwan, SVP Strategy and Healthcare Informatics, Gulf-HRA, Dr. Saif Al Jaibeji, Vice President and Regional General Manager, Middle East and Africa, Optum, Samir Mehta, Business Development Executive, Dell Healthcare Services, USA, Dr. John Connolly, NHS Family Physician, Clinical Lead, TPP, United Kingdom, Satschin Bansal, Business Unit Director EMEA, Hospital Services and Solutions, Zimmer, Switzerland, Calum Laurie, Chief Finance Officer, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE and more.

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