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Cerner’s Digital Transformation of Population Health

by Bashar Balish
Published on May 29, 2019

In an interview with the editor of Business Chief Middle East and Gigabit, Bashar Balish, CIO of Cerner’s strategic partnership with the UAE Ministry of Health, discusses the digital transformation of the health care industry.

Since 2014, Cerner has been engaged in a partnership with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), overseeing the digital transformation of the organization’s IT infrastructure and operations.

In Bashar’s opinion, healthcare IT is no different than any other tool that physicians and nurses use. The relationship is the first of its kind for the company outside the US. Cerner has a dedicated team working for the MOHAP on IT applications, change management, physician and nursing adoption, providing technology support, a help desk and other IT functions. In addition, Cerner also manage their data center.

Click here to learn more about this unique partnership and how Cerner is propelling MOHAP further along its digital transformation journey, as industry 4.0 continues to disrupt and reshape one of the world’s oldest professions.