VIVA in deal with Bahrain health ministry
Manama, October 23, 2013
VIVA has announced the signing of a strategic agreement with the Health Ministry to help strengthen Bahrain's health system and end-to-end patient experience.
The agreement was signed at the ongoing Gitex Technology Week 2013, in Dubai, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
Under the deal, VIVA will provide best-in-class global information and communications technology solutions to assist in building the capacity and skills needed within the ministry and related health entities.
Both organisations will also work together to identify and prioritise technology related challenges faced by the ministry, and jointly deploy VIVA's latest technology for local health entities to adopt global best practices and clinical operating models.
"VIVA has for long been working closely with leading organisations who have global expertise in the health domain," VIVA chief executive Ulaiyan Al Wetaid said.
"With our know-how and expertise in the sector, we would like to assist the ministry to bring the scalability and repeatability of health solutions in shorter timescales and at lower costs for the health sector.
"This partnership also highlights Bahrain's potential to be the health capital of the GCC and we look forward to achieving that together," he added.
Health Ministry Under-Secretary Dr Aysha Buaneq said through the strategic partnership with VIVA, the ministry envisioned a major transformation in the health sector by investing in resources, expertise and future technologies.
"The aim is to adopt best practices and clinical operating models through the deployment of technology to enhance the way we work and serve our patients to drive better and faster outcomes, which will have a truly positive impact on their lives," Dr Buaneq said.-TradeArabia News Service