Du experts highlight telecom mHealth and Managed Services at du Innovation Lounge in the Government Summit 2014

February 11, 2014 12:31 pm

As Headline Partner of the Government Summit 2014, du’s experts demonstrated the potential of the company’s extensive portfolio of mHealth and Managed Services solutions in du Innovation Lounge at the Government Summit.

Dr Mansoor, Director – Medical & Occupational Health Services, du, participated in two areas, the first of which was the health-related smartphone applications showcase. During this session, he showcased the du Wellness app, a platform in line with du’s Every Step Counts national wellness campaign to encourage a healthier lifestyle and disease prevention, and the MD24/7 app, which allows customers to speak directly to a qualified doctor in real-time audio and video conversations, while also facilitating the treatment and management of diseases.

The second area was a virtual clinic demo, during which Dr Mansoor demonstrated the accessibility of du’s MD24/7 service. As people entered the lounge, du’s nurse took their blood pressure and measured their blood sugar, with the results communicated virtually to the doctors in the MD24/7 call centre in Dubai Healthcare City. The doctors then provided a diagnosis and delivered advice to the patient on the spot.

In addition, Sara Al Muhairi, Specialist Enterprise Marketing, du, delivered a presentation on the company’s Managed Services profile. This included du’s Managed Security Services, through which du empowers company with the ability to manage risk, increase efficiency and compliance, and du’s Cloud Infrastructure, which offers companies a faster, flexible, cost-effective through the company’s virtual server, virtual storage and virtual network capacities.

“Innovation is the lifeblood of sustainability, which is something that we, as an Emirati company supporting the UAE leadership’s vision for our future, are keen to nurture,” said Hala Badri, Executive Vice President, Brand an Communication, du. “The Government Summit is a key platform for national dialogue, and for bringing the public and private sector together to discuss ways in which we can positively contribute to the nation’s future. Through our mHealth and Managed Services portfolios, we are contributing to the wellbeing of the UAE’s society and businesses, fostering a supported environment that will allow the country to grow and thrive.”

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