February 2, 2020
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is one of four recipients of the 2019's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Davies Award of Excellence and is in the top 100 list of organizations worldwide to achieve this award. KFSH&RC is the first HIMSS Davies Award winner in the Kingdom and the first outside of North America to achieve HIMSS Stage 7 Ambulatory and HIMSS Stage 6 Analytics Maturity.
Creating a culture of referenceability
by Karim Abd Elhay
July 1, 2019
“What’s in it for me?” When we ask a client to host a reference visit or call, we may hear them wonder why they should put effort into coordinating a visit and cut considerable time from their busy schedule to host visitors. Before I list my reasons of why it is important to be a referenceable site, I thought of asking couple of my clients/partners who host many visits every year, why they do it.
Cerner Revenue Cycle Management 2019 - a year to remember
by Nhan Do Thanh
June 18, 2019
The vision of Clinically Driven Revenue Cycle (CDRC) is to improve clinical care, compliance and reimbursement using information technology. As you can see from this diagram, all Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions are based on the trifecta of People/Process/Technology.
The spirit of Ramadan 2019 at Cerner
by Rabab Abbas
June 12, 2019
During the month of Ramadan, people around the Middle East spend their time in reflection, spiritual renewal and giving. As always, Cerner associates in the region combined their efforts to reflect on the spirit of this holy month and contribute generously back to our community. We believe that doing so helps alleviate suffering for those in need and has a great impact on the person giving back by improving personal well-being, and increasing their feeling of happiness and fulfillment. In this blog, I would like to highlight associates’ generous contributions and events that took place at Cerner during the holy month of Ramadan.
Cerner’s digital transformation of population health
by Bashar Balish
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.
Best in KLAS recognition for Cerner in the Middle East
by Adrian Dey | Alaa Adel
May 15, 2019
Earlier this year, KLAS Research recognized Cerner as the leading EHR provider in the Middle East. The recognition was published as part of KLAS’s first supplier performance report focused specifically on EHR use in the Middle East region.
10+ topics covered in Tomorrow Talks at the 2019 Arab Health tradeshow
by Vivian Gendy
May 7, 2019
More than 25 interactive sessions by Cerner clients, industry leaders and Cerner associates took place on January 28 – 31 in Dubai, UAE at Arab Health, one of the largest annual tradeshows in the Middle East.
Cerner Middle East and Africa Unveils Its 2019 Achievement and Innovation Award Winners
by Cerner Middle East and Africa
May 5, 2019
Cerner Middle East & Africa celebrated the eighth edition of its annual Achievement and Innovation Awards by honoring clients across the region for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions in four categories: User Experience, Patient Experience, Financial Outcomes and Health Outcomes.
Creating Better Outcomes Together: Recap of Cerner’s 2019 Middle East and Africa Collaboration Forum
by Cerner Middle East and Africa
April 25, 2019
Over 350 guests from more than 20 client organizations attended the 10th Cerner Middle East and Africa Collaboration Forum (#CernerMEACF19) last week. The three-day forum kicked off on April 15th with eight pre-conference workshops, followed by a diverse range of keynote and education sessions on the following two days.
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.
Middle East and Africa Collaboration Forum 2019: creating better outcomes together
by Vivian Gendy
March 5, 2019
The annual Middle East and Africa Collaboration Forum (MEACF19) is designed to maximize your engagement with peers and experts from across the industry, providing the opportunity to attend insightful sessions about what’s shaping the health care environment.
Creating smarter data-driven systems
by Bachir Awad
February 21, 2019
In an interview with the editor of the Arab Health tradeshow’s daily dose newspaper, Bachir Awad, vice president and managing director of Cerner Middle East and Africa, discusses Cerner innovations showcased at the event and the advanced offerings for the region’s health care industry.
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.