Automating perioperative reporting at Hamad Medical Corporation
by Raed Amro | Maria Fernanda Montalvo
August 6, 2019
Treatment can represent the most important phase of a patient’s journey, so making the documentation side of it safer and easier can only prove to be beneficial. That’s what Hamad Medical Corporation HMC) has been discovering since automating the perioperative documentation practices at one of its hospitals.
Enhancing integration between health care and technology
by Dr. Colin Fincham
July 21, 2019
Dr. Colin Fincham, Senior Director & Chief Medical Officer - Cerner EMEA, LATAM, and Canada, talks to Hospitals magazine about Cerner’s approach to population health management and the innovative approach of working with health care providers to keep communities proactive and engaged in their own health.
Empowering patients through IT and utilising predictive analytics to improve quality of care
by Dr. Osama Alswailem | Alaa Adel
March 12, 2019
HIMSS Asia Pacific spoke to Dr Osama Al Swailem, Chief Information Officer KFSH&RC, to learn about how the use of technology has impacted both patients and clinicians, resulting in patient empowerment in their own healthcare journey and the improvement of performance for clinicians.
Leveraging EHR-embedded education to encourage breastfeeding
by Gracamma Joppachen | Jeanne Margarette Grace R. Grande | Rachelle Ann V. Barilla
February 11, 2019
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.
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.
Engaging Patients with Technology in Saudi Arabia
by Dr. Osama Alswailem
October 22, 2017
It has had a great impact on clinical compliance as well as patient and family engagement. With the gradual build-up to artificial intelligence and personalized patient care, we need to ensure that these technologies are developed with the best possible patient experience in mind.
Catching the Value Wave
by Meriam Soryal
August 27, 2017
The value wave is hitting the health care industry; get ready to catch the wave and let it carry you to the heights of excellence in the delivery of health care with the patient being the most important resource. Together with our clients, we can improve the quality of life in our communities.