SEHA spearheads UAE’s COVID-19 response with drive-through screening tents across all emirates
In response to the challenge of a growing number of positive COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health Abu Dhabi and SEHA announced the launch of the country’s first drive-through testing facility for COVID-19 on 29 March 2020.
Innovating for a healthier population together
Hamad Medical Corporation relies on Cerner Millennium
Cerner Announces Appointment of David Feinberg, M.D. as President and Chief Executive Officer
Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed David Feinberg, M.D., MBA, as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2021.
CCHE reduces patient deterioration with help from early warning score
Catching the early moments when a patient’s vitals deteriorate can mean life or death for the patient. That’s why it’s critical to find ways to monitor those vitals in near real-time.
Safer controlled medication prescribing for physicians and pharmacists
Healthpoint worked with Cerner to develop and launch a controlled medications platform that allows for much easier documentation, faster access to information and better dispensing for patients receiving specific medications.
Monitor, track, prevent: A holistic approach to the COVID-19 pandemic
Like other health systems around the world, when reports of COVID-19 appeared, leaders at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) knew they needed a holistic approach to keeping their population as safe as possible.
Analytics help data-driven decision-making during the pandemic
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Qatar, leaders at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) relied heavily on data and analytics to make informed decisions on everything from capacity management, establishing field hospitals, contact tracing and even catering services.
MOHAP uses a web form to gather data from private hospitals, improve nationwide COVID-19 response
When COVID-19 hit the United Arab Emirates, the Ministry of Health & Prevention (MOHAP) needed a new way to gather information from private hospitals to coordinate a national response.
American Hospital Dubai Selects Oracle and Cerner to Deliver Exceptional Health Care
American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed \u0026 Obaid Al Mulla Group, has selected Oracle Cloud Applications and Cerner, a Gold Level member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN), for a major digital transformation. The initiative is aimed at reducing cost, optimising physician performance, driving better inventory management, avoiding losses to over or understocking, and hiring and retaining the best talent.
Implementation of Cerner Clinical Information System at Primary Health Care Corporation in Qatar
Meds to Beds process simplifies prescription pick-up
What do better outcomes mean for Cerner’s health care clients in Middle East and Africa?
The now and next of patient-centered care
Sidra Medicine reduces duplicate and incomplete documentation, returns time to patient care
Lights On Network® helped streamline the nursing documentation process; leading to faster documentation assessments, prevention of delays in providers placing orders for patients, improvement in patient care and nurses feeling more comfortable documenting information.
Cerner spreads happiness at Al Jalila Children’s Hospital
Sidra works with Cerner to achieve better outcomes
Creating continuity of care for population health management
A single health record provides streamlined and preventative care opportunities for Abu Dhabi’s public school system.
Single Sign On: Saving time and improving efficiency
To save time for clinicians, improve the user experience, and enhance efficiency of the EHR access workflow, a single sign-on (SSO) solution was implemented across the hospital. The solution consists of a sign-on device, encrypted ID card and software integrated with Millennium applications. The solution enables clinicians to access the EHR with a single tap on the SSO device attached to the computer using their staff ID card. This bypasses typing in different user credentials and making unnecessary clicks, allowing users near-instant access to various applications.
Collaborating for paediatric excellence
Cerner and our partners are committed to clinical excellence and improving the health and wellbeing of children and their families around the world. Our services and solutions are designed to meet the challenges inherent in children’s care at present and into the future. We seek to work closely with our clients to enable innovations that drive continuous improvements that deliver on the Quadruple Aim - better experiences for patients and clinicians, reduced costs, and better health.
Quicker response times saving millions in pharmacy costs at SEHA, Abu Dhabi
With pharmaceuticals representing such a significant portion of SEHA’s overall budget, the cost of insurance denials was significant in 2015. SEHA looked to reduce denials as part of the government’s Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) initiative. PBM seeks to introduce a key quality and cost auditing mechanism by integrating disparate government systems and smoothing the relationship between insurance payers and health care organizations when it comes to dispensing medication for patients.
Dubai is fostering innovation across the continuum of healthcare
Creating Better Outcomes Together: Cerner Middle East and Africa Collaboration Forum 2019 Recap
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Implementation of controlled medication prescribing platform
by Anand Rakesh Babu | Lavanya Kothuru | Israel Interiano | Mohamed Ahmed | Peter G. Bresko
July 27, 2021
The current climate in the Middle East dictates that any medication deemed to be potentially misused or abused requires a higher level of scrutiny and monitoring by the healthcare facility’s physicians and pharmacists. To maximize the ability to investigate controlled medication prescriptions, it is important for the facility’s medications platform to interface with its electronic health records (EHR) for better and safer prescribing practices; as well as easily accessible information for physicians and pharmacists.
Driving digital healthcare innovation in the region over the past three decades
by Alaa Adel
July 13, 2021
Thirty years since the birth of Cerner in the Middle East, the company has contributed to many innovative changes in healthcare delivery. It has around 300 employees and serves healthcare organizations in seven different countries in the region. On that occasion, ‘Hospitals’ magazine met with Alaa Adel, managing director for Cerner in the Middle East and Africa for his valuable insights about leadership attributes and driving innovation in the industry in fair weather or foul.
Machine learning speeds up digital transformation at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
by Dr. Osama Alswailem
July 6, 2021
In partnership with Cerner, the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has been on a three-decade journey of digital transformation. CIO, Dr Osama Alswailem explains how machine learning and AI have built this capacity for innovation.
Data-driven technologies to improve health outcomes
by Ahmad Yahya | Romel Khalife
June 16, 2021
In an interview with Gulf News, Ahmad Yahya, CIO/COO at AHD explains how the marriage of next-gen tech and data is delivering an improved experience for patients and Romel Khalife, Lead Client Accountable Executive for Cerner in the Middle East and Africa, explains why its high-profile project with American Hospital Dubai is a pioneering initiative.