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Impact of Technology on Healthcare Education

Happened to meet a reputed orthopedist who is also a faculty in the medical school here in KL. He was very forthright in admitting that technology is rendering most of his teaching activities redundant. With medical students having free access to lessons on the most complex medical subjects available on YouTube, and answers at their

2019-06-27T19:04:19+03:00June 27th, 2019|Emerging Tech, Healthcare|0 Comments

Vision 2030 Healthcare Initiatives Which Will Need Digitalization

Select Saudi Vision 2030 Healthcare Initiatives Which Will Need Digitalization Of the 96 Strategic Objectives that the Saudi Vision 2030 has outlined, to achieve its aim of making the Kingdom 1. A Vibrant Society, 2. A Thriving Economy, 3. An Ambitious Nation, 36 strategic objectives are cascaded to the National Transformation Plan. The National Transformation

2019-03-27T19:55:43+03:00March 27th, 2019|Healthcare, Vision2030|0 Comments

EMRAM (Electronic Medical Records Adoption and Use): What the Gulf can Learn from Turkey

As part of my research into emerging technologies and their role in healthcare, I read up on various standards by which healthcare providers are measured vis-à-vis their adoption of technology. One popular body is HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society), a not for profit organization which, in their own words, “offers a unique depth

2019-03-13T00:36:40+03:00March 13th, 2019|Emerging Tech, Healthcare|0 Comments

How Blockchain can Securely Retrieve Medical Records

For days I was looking for an answer to the question: How could blockchain technology be used to securely store millions of medical records given the fact that blockchains are inefficient as data stores because, by their very nature, all the data is replicated on every node across a network of nodes? This will

2019-02-28T17:22:22+03:00February 28th, 2019|Blockchain, Healthcare|0 Comments