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5 April 2021
Department of Health announces 95% of Abu Dhabi based hospitals now connected to Malaffi
Abu Dhabi – April 5, 2021: Malaffi, the region’s first Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform, one of the key initiatives of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DOH), has today announced that 95% of hospitals within Abu Dhabi that use Electronic Medical Records, have connected their systems to Malaffi. Malaffi now safely and securely […]
4 April 2021
Protecting the privacy of patients’ health information
Abdulla Bader Al Sayari, Chief Information Security Officer at the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi, reflects on the importance of the recently introduced DOH Standard on Patient Healthcare Data Privacy for ensuring patient privacy at all times. “At the Department of Health, we continually strive to maintain excellence in healthcare standards. By shaping a regulatory framework […]
11 March 2021
Continuity of care is essential to managing kidney disease
World Kidney Day may not be as widely acknowledged as other disease awareness campaigns, but it certainly deserves our attention. Kidney disease, is a silent disease in the early stages, meaning diagnosis is often late and can result in life-long complications that require dialysis as a last resort. On March 11th, the global World Kidney […]
28 February 2021
Innovation in Healthcare: the extraordinary lies in the everyday
by Atif Al Braiki Innovation in healthcare has been going on for millennia, changing the way patients receive care and as a result, helping us all live longer, healthier lives. But the extraordinary is really witnessed in the everyday. Think about the humble X-ray. Accidentally discovered in 1895 when physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen noticed a […]
4 February 2021
How Malaffi is supporting the coordination and continuity of cancer care
Today marks World Cancer Day, a global initiative which aims to raise worldwide awareness and education around the disease. A key focus of World Cancer Day is reducing premature deaths and improving the quality of a survivor’s life – an ambitious goal recognized by our leadership in Abu Dhabi. The Department of Health is committed […]
10 December 2020
Malaffi platform to use predictive analytics technology to improve the health of Abu Dhabi residents
The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DOH) and Malaffi, the region’s first Health Information Exchange (HIE), today showcased a population risk management analytics platform at GITEX. The technology will empower the healthcare sector to support care management, improve population health and assist in ensuring continuity of care. The risk management solution, which is supported […]
24 November 2020
Abu Dhabi’s health information exchange platform transforms the way healthcare is delivered
All that the 80-year-old Emirati wanted was to get some relief from his high fever when he consulted Dr Maisa Abdalla, General Practitioner at Kanad Hospital. He had dismissed the doctor’s queries on chronic conditions he might suffer from with a cursory no. But it was imperative for Dr Abdalla to know the medical history […]
18 November 2020
Unlocking the Value of Connected Healthcare webinar
The implementation of Malaffi, as the first HIE in the Middle East, has fortified the position of Abu Dhabi as a regional leader in technological innovation and advanced healthcare. On 25th November, Malaffi participated in a webinar, together with Harvard Business Review Arabia and MTH Technology Review Arabia, to discuss in detail the true value […]
1 November 2020
The role of HIEs in improving Patient Safety – bridging the information gap
Keeping patients safe is intrinsic to the work of healthcare professionals. It is at the core of all we strive to achieve, but unfortunately, modern medicine still sometimes falls short. There are identified gaps in the way patient information is recorded, with fragmented and “siloed” information. But thankfully, as technology plays an ever-increasing role in […]