Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
MCI Middle East is proud to announce the Middle East Healthcare Informatics Summit (MEHIS), which will be held in Shangri-La, Dubai from 26th to 28th October 2014. MEHIS will feature government, policy makers, healthcare providers and solution providers with the objective of transforming the region’s healthcare sector.
The summit will aim at highlighting latest developments in informatics which is a key to improving patient care, protecting patient privacy and achieving top-line growth. Experts will address topics like EHR Implementation, Data Analytics, Clinical Coding, Transforming Hospitals into Digital Hospitals, Change Management, Information Governance, Career and Workforce Development and many more.
MEHIS will proudly be the platform for the official launch of the Emirates Health Informatics Society. Among the founders of the society would be Dr. Mohammad Al Redha, Director Health Data and Information Analysis Department, Dubai Health Authority & Non-Resident Fellow – Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dr. Osama Elhassan, Head of e-Health Section, Health Data Information Analysis Department, Dubai Health Authority and Dr. Greg Raglow, Group Health Informatics Director, Abu Dhabi Health Services Co, SEHA (UAE).
Supported by the most prestigious American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), IT-Pro, Intuit and Intersystems, the summit will also feature experts from King Fahd Military Medical Complex KFMMC, King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam, King Hamad University Hospital, U.S. Veterans Heath Administration, King Abdulaziz Hospital-Al Ahsa, CMS Health, KPJ Healthcare Bhd, King Hussein Cancer Center, National Health Insurance Company Daman, Anadolu Medical Center, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Al Salam International Hospital, American Hospital, Abu Bellevue Medical Center, KSAU-HS Saudi, Cleveland Clinic, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group, KKUH, National Guard Health Affairs and Al Ain Hospital.
Deborah Green, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, AHIMA will conduct a workshop on 26th October 2014 about “Standards and Information Governance for Healthcare”, which will comprise of the basics of standards governance principles to define an overarching framework for Information Governance in Healthcare.
The Middle East has been witnessing a boom in healthcare investments and this will continue to grow in the years to come. According to a report of Frost & Sullivan, healthcare spend in the region in 2011 was estimated to be USD 46.12 billion and is estimated to reach USD 133.19 billion by 2018.
The Middle East Healthcare Informatics Summit will review existing methodologies and practices learnt and applied in healthcare informatics and help find out the implementation to healthcare professionals in hospitals and clinics across the Middle-East. Regulatory bodies and institutional stakeholders will attend to learn the latest developments in health information management and how these developments affect the region’s best practices.
For more information please visit www.mehisummit.com
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