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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 […]
8 October 2020
The critical need to put patient safety on the agenda
Malaffi is proud to once again announce its sponsorship of the Patient Safety event: The COVID-19 Virtual Edition, by Informa markets, being held from 5-7 November 2020. As the region’s longest running event dedicated to patient safety, every year sees advocates of patient safety come together to collaborate and explore innovative solutions to current challenges, […]
2 September 2020
Department of Health celebrates the first ‘go-live’ anniversary of Malaffi with more than 60% of Abu Dhabi based hospitals now connected
Abu Dhabi – September 2, 2020: Malaffi, the region’s first Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform, one of the key initiatives of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DOH), has announced that almost one year from the first go-live milestone, more than 60% of all hospitals in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi have connected to […]
27 August 2020
Global healthcare needs to speak a common language to tackle the challenge of COVID-19
The pandemic has drawn attention to the inadequacies of the world’s data sharing frameworks. It has highlighted the lack of interoperability (the ability of computer systems to exchange information and operate in conjunction with each other) of many medical systems used by public and private providers, laboratories, and pharmacies globally. As a result, data exchange […]
6 August 2020
Being better connected for our patients
Situations of outbreak highlight the importance and urgency of having connected healthcare now more than ever before. Giving doctors and healthcare providers instant access to patient data is crucial to making a well-informed decision, and it can save lives, especially in an emergency. However, regardless of the scenario, outbreak or emergency, connecting healthcare professionals and […]
13 July 2020
The way to prevent asthma symptoms being misread for Covid-19
In the UAE, over 14 per cent of residents have asthma and up to one fifth of the population is allergic to something. Adding to which, in what can be a frightening reality for many patients, healthcare providers acknowledge the similarities between the symptoms of allergies, asthma and Covid-19. This early uncertainty can mislead and […]
29 June 2020
Smarter Healthcare With Malaffi
Healthcare providers usually record patient medical infor­mation in a linear patient file or on their internal electronic medical record (EMR) system, available only within the same organisation; however, this kind of record-keeping does not nec­essarily provide a holistic view of a patient’s medical history or treatment chronology. What’s more, it is unable to present health […]
22 June 2020
Department of Health’s Malaffi: Connected information facilitating smarter care
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, connectivity in healthcare has never been more urgent and important than now. It has been widely reported that patients with underlying medical conditions are at a higher risk of experiencing severe symptoms from the infection. By having access to real-time test results and the relevant information from a patient’s medical history, […]
16 June 2020
Forging virtual connections across the global healthcare industry at Omnia Health Live
Malaffi is proud to announce its sponsorship of Omnia Health Live, a pioneering event, taking place from 22-26 June 2020 and bringing together the global healthcare community on a scale like never seen before, through a new experience delivered entirely online. Connecting healthcare has never been more vital than it is now for enabling better […]