More newborns are now exclusively breastfed at Women’s Hospital in Doha, Qatar, in part due to a new program that focuses on educating new mothers. Once the new education protocols were put in place at the hospital’s high-dependency unit, which cares for women with complicated pregnancies, the department reported a significant increase in the number of new mothers who chose to exclusively breastfeed.
New automation of communicable disease notifications in Qatar
by Peter G. Bresko, MPA
January 8, 2019
I have had the privilege of working at some of the best organizations in the world. This brings with it a litany of experience around value, quality, and safety in health care. I am proud to be joining the amazing team at Cerner and look forward to enhancing Hamad Medical Corporation’s value portfolio in the years ahead. My name is Peter Bresko and I am the senior quality measurement leader for Cerner in Qatar.
Engaging Patients with Technology: Q&A with Dr. Osama Alswailem of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
by Dr. Osama Alswailem
January 2, 2019
Saudi Arabia—primarily a national system of government-provided health care—is focused on increasing funding to improve health care and, in return, the lives of its citizens. Fueled by a strong economy driven by the oil production industry and a vision for the future, Saudi Arabia’s government has spent billions of Saudi Riyals to develop and improve health care, which has increased the number of government and private health care facilities across the country.
How Cerner is helping transform health care in Saudi Arabia
by Ali Slimani
December 17, 2018
In an interview with HIMSS TV, Ali Slimani, Cerner's general manager of strategic partnerships for the Middle East talked about how Cerner is aligned with the health care Quadruple Aim, which includes improving patient and clinician experiences as well as lowering overall cost of care.
Smarter care is the future in the Middle East
by Bachir Awad
November 19, 2018
Hospitals and The Arab Hospi-tal magazines discussed with Bachir Awad, vice president & managing director of Cerner Middle East & Africa, the future of health care and the impact of the new technologies in shaping health care services.
Changing the face of health care in the Middle East
by Michael Schelper
November 7, 2018
In an interview with Arab Health’s Leaders in the Spotlight, Michael Schelper talked about how Cerner Middle East is helping to shape health care for the future, and the company's presence at Arab Health 2019 on 28-31 January.
I must do what? Type? - To the next generation of employees, the keyboard is extinct, are you ready?
by Dr. Colin Fincham
October 30, 2018
I knew the world was changing, whilst sitting drinking coffee in my favorite coffee shop, when my ears were alerted to someone speaking but not in a totally conversational way, I turned around to see the orator dictating an SMS message into his phone. It was at that moment I realized that the way we interact with our technologies is moving on.
CHC18: Four days of thought leadership, innovation and networking
by Cerner Middle East
October 3, 2018
Renowned around the world for bringing together first-class speakers, health and care experts, and industry thought leaders, this year’s Cerner Health Conference (CHC) is just around the corner. In case you are still not sure what all the excitement is about, keep on reading.
Making integrated student health available to all
by Bakr Saadoon Ismail
September 18, 2018
Regular health check-ups as a child can have a positive impact as they grow into adults, as potential conditions can be spotted in their early years. Collecting the data for the whole of Abu Dhabi could prove a challenge, which is why we at SEHA worked with Cerner to implement a coordinated solution.
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 represents a structural shift in the Saudi healthcare sector
by Alaa Adel
September 6, 2018
Healthcare is one of the main focus areas of the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 and National Transformation Program 2020 (NTP) that seek to improve the quality of healthcare services and facilities across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The double-edged sword of AI and machine learning on healthcare data security
by Jim Massey
August 21, 2018
The UAE government is leading the way in establishing the necessary integrated and secure data ecosystem to expedite the implementation of future technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare, which use data from many disparate sources to produce unprecedented services that will transform all aspects of people's wellness and everyday life.
by Michael Pomerance
August 8, 2018
In many ways, you can judge the state of a civilization by the condition of its health care. A country’s ability to run or support an effective health care system, whether public or private, reflects not only on its technology, but its ability to provide a good quality of life for its citizens. However, as populations swell, the pressure on health care systems increases. Fortunately, technology is also developing quickly, and with it, Cerner has found a way to re-invent its approach to health care.
Bringing technological advances in health care for United Arab Emirates Vision 2021
by Bachir Awad | Michael Schelper
July 23, 2018
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is leading the way when it comes to digitizing the health care industry space keeping the consumer at the centre of the system. The way we receive services is going to change. Just look at the UAE’s Vision 2021, which includes improving health care for a smarter city.