Monday, May 4, 2015

Global Health Information Technology

The impact of Health Information Technology impacts the global  health community. The marketplace for developers and vendors is global in nature, requiring flexibiltiy in offerings tailored to each region.

Digital Health Live 2015, in partnership with DHA, launches on Tuesday 5th May
DHA and homegrown Emirati company nuviun, join forces spurring today's technology for a healthier tomorrow across the emirates 

UAE based company nuviun, in partnership with Dubai Health Authority will hold the Digital Health Live 2015 event which opens this Tuesday, 5th May 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The three day conference and world's first interactive digital health exhibition, that will host local, regional and global leaders in the digital health space, will run until Thursday 7th May 2015.


The strategic partnership, which also includes the support of the Emirates Health Informatics Society, the Health Authority Abu Dhabi, Dubai Healthcare City, Smart Dubai, Dubai Ambulance, and the Emirates Medical Associationaims to use the eventas a platform and catalyst to spur digital health and wellness in the UAE and providepeople with the knowledge and innovation to make better health life choices.

Dr. Tamer Shahin, CEO of nuviun said:"We are pleased to have the support and commitment of the DHA for Digital Health Live. The event is a great opportunity for the public to see first-hand how digital innovations can help them make better choices, to live longer and healthier. It is also a key platform for local and global leaders in the digital health and technology industry to come together to discuss and create a new vision for healthcare focusing on three main areas of framing health, supporting health and consumer health."

The three day conference includes high-profile speakers from across the health and technology industries including:Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, Assistant Director General of the Executive Office, Dr. Mohammad Al Redha, President of Emirates Health Informatics Society and Director of the Health Data and Information Analysis Department at the Dubai Health Authority ; John Nosta, Google Health Advisory Board Member, President Nostalab, and Conference Chair, John Sculley, Ex-CEO Apple and Pepsi, Dr Reed Tuckson, President of the American Telemedicine Association and Neil Jordan, Worldwide General Manager, Health Industry at Microsoft.
Digital Health Live is also supported by a number of international organizations including: Cerner, Microsoft, FUJIFILM SonoSite, Dell, Granteq and Spotcheck.
The Digital Health Live Expo, which is free for the public to visit,is for everyone interested in health, wellness and technology. The world's first interactive digital health exhibition will feature a fully interactive life-sized model smart city within the expo hall, giving visitors the chance to take a unique experiential walk into the not so distant future of healthcare, through 4 fascinating zones: Digital Home, Digital Hospital, Digital Smart City and Digital Wellness and Gamification zone. Global product launches will also take place here during the three days.
Digital Health represents the state of the art technologies converging to deliver a new vision for smart medicine, healthcare, and wellness, including: telemedicine, mhealth, ehealth, genomics, sensors and wearables, and electronic medical records. It embraces all healthcare-related applications, technologies, and delivery systems.


International interest and cooperation will fuel further development for HIT throughout the global community. Technology companies are often rooted in international venues.

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