DHA is been working on the execution of the latest technologies such as 3D printing in healthcare.
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is coming up with an innovation centre in public-private joint efforts to develop healthcare technology.
The centre will be located behind Rashid Hospital and DHA said,” It is working with the private sector to establish the most suitable model to foster this concept.”
DrFive, Etisalat Digital, Novartis, HCI group, IBM, Credit Swiss, Fasaisal, MSD and Cognitive Healthcare International were there for the meeting.
Humaid Al Qutami, chairman and director-general of the DHA, said, "Over the years, we have seen advances in medicine which have directly contributed to better patient outcomes.”
"Our aim is to promote an atmosphere that is conducive to innovation, not just for medical treatment but also in technology, healthcare management, pharmaceuticals, medical devices so that all aspects of the health sector develop and thrive.”
"Innovation cannot take place in isolation and thrives on collaboration; we are keen to work with innovators, healthcare entities, scientists and researchers so that we on improve healthcare outcomes and focus on improved patient care and experience.”
Dr Mohammad Al Redha, director of the Department of Organizational Transformation at DHA, added, “For us innovation means the ability to harness new technologies, to implement newer methods of healthcare delivery and management in order to provide patients with improved healthcare and make their lives better. At the end of the day, patient-centered care is our priority and improving their lives and providing them with happiness is our primary focus.”
DHA is been working on the execution of the latest technologies such as 3D printing in healthcare. They are also working with the private sector on the operation of artificial intelligence in medical fitness screening and in other areas of healthcare such as stroke detection, management and diagnosis as well as rehabilitation.