The cancer screening program is a nurse-led scheme that was launched to capture the cohort of patients who might be in a pre-clinical phase of any of the three high-priority cancers identified by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP): colorectal, breast and cervical.
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.
Reflections on Ramadan Giving
by Danielle Lock
July 16, 2018
The spirit of giving is all around us. As Ramadan has come to a close for another year, we reflect upon the season as a time for generosity and giving. During the blessed month, when the reward for generosity is multiplied, Cerner Middle East associates continue to remember those less fortunate. As is recognized around the globe, the limiting realities of poverty can be alleviated if we, who have means and wealth, are willing and able to share. Hunger is not a choice for some this Ramadan but giving IS for so many.
The challenges and uses of AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare
by Jim Massey | Dr. Yasir Khan
July 5, 2018
Artificial intelligence will be accepted as the supporting tool which will greatly enhance the accuracy and relevance of clinical decision making, just like stethoscope, ECG and Echocardiogram has done in the past. It will lower the cognitive load and open new dimensions for care providers.
Cerner Middle East wows the audience with the Collaboration Forum in Dubai
by Vivian Gendy
June 13, 2018
Over 300 guests from more than 20 client organizations at the 2018 Cerner Middle East Collaboration Forum (#CernerMECF18). The three-day forum welcomed guests on May 6 with six pre-event workshops.
Cerner Achievement and Innovation Award Winners Honored at the 2018 Middle East Collaboration Forum
by Vivian Gendy
May 29, 2018
On May 8, Cerner Middle East & Africa celebrated the seventh edition of its annual Achievement and Innovation Awards by honoring clients across the Middle East for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions in five categories: Consumer Experience, Support Services, Population Health Management, Clinical Decision Support and User Experience.
Four days… 600+ minutes of Tomorrow, Talks! at the 2018 Arab Health tradeshow
by Vivian Gendy
April 27, 2018
More than 600 minutes of insightful conversations by industry leaders and Cerner executives took place on January 29 – February 1 in Dubai, UAE at Arab Health, one of the largest annual tradeshows in the Middle East.