#ArabHealth 2015: Day 4 - Top Five Highlights

#ArabHealth 2015: Day 4 - Top Five Highlights
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Dr Mohammad Al Redha delivers keynote address on big data benefits on local public health policies

Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, Health Data & Information Analysis Department, Health Policy & Strategy Sector, Non-Resident Fellow - Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dubai Health Authority, spoke today about the benefits of Big Data for Public Health Policy. In his speech at the Big Data Conference at Arab Health, Dr Al Redha highlighted the huge benefits for big data in policy making, while noting the need to be careful in identifying quality data and effectively communicating findings to the wider community.
 
Dr Al Redha noted the use of big data for the prevention and management of infectious diseases, including identifying the geographical starting point and spread path of the disease. Big data can be economically impactful, security impactful and can result in effective decision-making. The UAE is now at a stage where there is vast amount of available data, which needs to be simplified in order to be utilized for data-based policy making. 
 
Orange business services showcases e-healthcare solutions for the Middle East for the first time
 
Orange Business Services, the global business-to-business arm of Orange, through its Orange Healthcare expertise, presented the company’s integrated ICT solutions for the region’s healthcare sector for the first time at Arab Health 2015. Orange participated in collaboration with UBIFrance (the French agency for international business development) in the French Pavillion and presented ‘connected hospital’ solutions, chronic disease remote monitoring solutions and medical hosting services.
 
Mayo Clinic Experts Speak at Arab Health
 
Mayo Clinic has been recognized as the No. 1 hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Hospitals for 2014–2015. Major innovations in healthcare were discussed at Arab Health by several specialists from Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical Laboratories. “My colleagues and I are honored to be part of Arab Health, alongside our esteemed peers from the region and around the world,” said Dr. David L. Hayes, cardiologist and medical director, Mayo Clinic Care Network. “As health care continues to rapidly evolve, this event is a valuable opportunity for delegates to share expertise and new approaches to advance patient care.”
 
Cleveland Clinic Announce International Emerging Leadership Fellowship
 
The Cleveland Clinic announced its International Emerging Leader Fellowship, an innovative immersion leadership program from Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, US. The program gives organizations the opportunity for rich talent pipeline development in one of the following concentrations: Finance, Patient Experience, Human Resources, Patient-Centered Medical Home, Nursing, Marketing, Information Technology and Operations. Benefits of program are an implementable capstone project and unparalleled two-month experience at a world class healthcare organization. This competitive program is offered twice annually.
 
Trivitron healthcare enters a strategic joint venture with IMD Generators, Italy
 
Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company of Indian origin has announced a joint venture with the IMD group, Italy. The MOU was signed for the joint venture in the name of Kiran IMD X Ray Private Ltd, to design/ develop and manufacture variety of X Ray Equipment and X-Ray accessories based out of its facilities in Chennai and Mumbai ýin India and Bergamo in Italy. Dr. GSK Velu, Founder and Managing Director of Trivitron Group of companies said, “This JV is in line with Trivitron's philosophy of making state of the art technology accessible and affordable, to the larger section of population.”

Source: HK Strategies
Image Credit: Arab Health Online 

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Published on : Thu, 29 Jan 2015



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