Saturday 22 February 2020

Philips launches three healthcare projects in Saudi

RIYADH, September 19, 2019

Philips, a leading healthcare provider in Saudi Arabia, has introduced three healthcare technology projects in partnership with the Ministry of Health, at the recently concluded Global Health Exhibition, the kingdom’s premier healthcare platform.

The three digital healthcare projects that the Ministry of Health and Philips are intended to enhance patients’ access & experience of care, improve the overall health of the Saudi population, create a stress-free environment for health professionals through time efficiency, and reduce the per-capita cost of healthcare.

The projects include an AI Enabled Radiology Operations Command Center. The Ministry of Health and Philips are collaborating to optimize radiology operations and resources by establishing an innovative state-of-the-art Radiology Operations Command Center (ROCC) using Philips’ latest solutions and Philips’ design.

Philips’ design will support in the concept design of the radiology department at the Ministry of Health to create an innovative, stress-free environment for health professionals working in the command center.

The second project is the eHIA “eHealth ICU Advocate” Tele-ICU Pilot, launched in collaboration with Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the largest telecom operator in the Middle East, Philips will deploy its unique Tele-ICU platform - enabled by latest technology innovations in Adaptive Intelligence and Predictive Analytics. The Ministry of Health will launch this first-of-kind pilot that delivers standard Artificial Intelligence supported critical care services to patients, independent of their hospital location.

The third project is the Population Health Management, launched in collaboration with Philips VitalHealth platform and Lean Business Services prompting E-Health in Saudi Arabia. This program will enable the Ministry of Health to screen 500,000 patients diagnosed with hypertension and diabetes, thereby increasing their overall stability.

The chronic disease platform launched in primary healthcare clinics will help add patient's up-to-date data to files, track annual and periodic examinations and facilitate patient follow-up on an ongoing basis which eases the process of diagnosis. – TradeArabia News Service


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