Ministry of Health and Prevention Successfully Holds Workshop Covering the Study of Creating an Improved Unified National Database of Patient Records Event

Ministry of Health and Prevention Successfully Holds Workshop Covering the Study of Creating an Improved Unified National Database of Patient Records Event
24 December 2016 -
  • Ministry of Health and Prevention Successfully Holds Workshop Covering the Study of Creating an Improved Unified National Database of Patient Records Event
    Ministry of Health and Prevention Successfully Holds Workshop Covering the Study of Creating an Improved Unified National Database of Patient Records Event  Ministry of Health and Prevention Successfully Holds Workshop Covering the Study of Creating an Improved Unified National Database of Patient Records Event

UAE, 24 December, 2016 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention(MOHAP) has successfully hosted a current workshop covering the study of producing an enhanced unified national database of client records in the UAE. The occasion, which was arranged in control with the Abu Dhabi Health Authority (ADHA), the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA), Medical Services of the Armed Forces and Pure Health with the chief objective of creating and helping with a much better client transfer procedure and a smoother circulation of exchanging a person's medical information between public and private medical facilities as well as health clinics. The relocation is expected to make certain sophisticated person care while additionally reducing time and prices and improve the level and top quality of health care throughout the country.

Among the suggestions made is the proposition to use an individual's nationwide or emirates ID number as a merged reference for a main database including all health and clinical information. The fostering of this referral, in addition to the production of the layout of the necessary forms will certainly be used and implemented in the next 4 years and is expected to be totally adopted among UAE's health and medical facilities in 2021.

His Excellency (H.E.) Awad Sagher Al Ketbi, Assistant Undersecretary, Assistance Provider Market, MOHAP, clarified that the suggested unified nationwide medical document project is aimed in the direction of creating a linked database of clients that could help essentially better health care, broader individuals engagement and safe and secure key information of each person's clinical documents - done in conformity with the highest possible global requirements and ideal techniques.

Meanwhile, Ali Juma Al Ajme, Director, Information Technology Department, MOHAP, shared that the national unified clinical document project is being placed as a digital health platform that supplies upgraded information for patient records like medical history, the period of a hospital stay and the type of drug that has been recommended to the person, which can assist prevent medical mistakes that might take place. The campaign falls in line with the tactical purposes being run by the Ministry.

Mubaraka Mubarak Ali Ibrahim, Director for Health Information Equipment, MOHAP, claimed that the project will add in unifying all clinical records across all health centers in the nation and will play a wonderful role in enhancing the high quality of health care and patient safety and security. She stressed that the database could assist in examining efficiency, much better automate the health care system, make certain a smoother flow of digital info and save previous case history for the individual - creating a means to make far better professional decisions by providing the right records and guaranteeing fast access to it while conserving time and cost, which will certainly result in better health end results through the participation of individuals, family members and healthcare.

An agent from Pure Health kept in mind that the launch of the National Unified Medical Record (NUMR) project will certainly transform the UAE's medical care market. NUMR's role is not limited to incorporating all public and private clinical records within a modern and effective platform, it will certainly additionally enhance client experience with community health management, and it will be associated with leading health solution companies. Moreover, this system will certainly place UAE on the map when it come to global innovation in the digital improvement of the health care industry in line with the tactical vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as part of the National Agenda.