1st Middle East Conference on Telemedicine & mHealth to hold on April 15, 2014 at Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi
The 1st Middle East Conference on Telemedicine & mHealth with the theme ‘A Paradigm Shift in Healthcare’ will be held on April 15, 2014 at Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi. www.telemedicine.ae
This event is endorsed by the International Society for eHealth and Telemedicine (ISfTeH) and organized with support from Saudi Health Informatics Association (SAHI), Indian Association of Medical Informatics (IAMI) and eHealth Association of Pakistan (eHAP). Ankabut, as the Academic Partner, is video streaming the event throughout UAE and abroad. Arther D. Little as the Content Partner will develop the post event report of this unique event.
The conference, with more than 20 expert speakers from USA, Canada, Switzerland, KSA, India, Pakistan, South Africa and other countries, aims to bring together major stakeholders of the eHealth ecosystem to network, share best practices & show case innovative solutions in Telemedicine & mHealth during relevant sessions and a concurrent exhibition.
This multi stake holder event will gather together physicians & other HCPs, regulators & health policy developers, academia, IT & quality managers in Hospitals, telecom operators and health media professionals / journalists. With the recently issued HAAD (Health Authority of Abu Dhabi) guidelines for Telemedicine, it is now possible to offer the exceptional benefits of Telemedicine & mHealth to the patients and healthy population of Abu Dhabi and the region
The conference will cover topics such as Standards & Guidelines for Telemedicine and mHealth; Policy, legal, ethical and security issues around Telemedicine; National eHealth Strategy; Hub & Spoke Teleconsultation models for Gulf countries; Best practices and models in TeleRadiology, TelePathology, TeleCardiology, TeleICU; Sustainable business models in Telemedicine; TeleHomeCare; Behavior remodeling & wellness through mHealth ; Medical Call Centers; Patient Health Records; eLearning / eCME; Health Financing through technology.
The major objectives of the conference are to create awareness among medical practitioners, regulatory personal, hospital managers & IT professionals of how technology is being used effectively in healthcare; to develop an understanding of Telemedicine guidelines from HAAD; to demonstrate the functionality of Telemedicine & mHealth applications; and to show case regional models and success stories in Telemedicine, mHealth & eLearning.
Respected dignitaries and senior leaders in healthcare and academia are attending this first of its kind event in Abu Dhabi.
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