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30 May 2021
Malaffi Receives International Accreditations in Patient Data Security
Abu Dhabi –May 30, 2021: Malaffi, the region’s first Health Information Exchange (HIE) and a strategic initiative of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DOH), today announced that it has received accreditation from two global authorities – the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) – recognising excellence […]
16 May 2021
Malaffi Supports the Abu Dhabi COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
Abu Dhabi –May 16, 2021:The UAE has set ambitious targets for COVID-19 vaccinations. Thanks to the Choose to Vaccinate campaign, the country is among the leading countries in the world in terms of vaccination rates, with over 11 million doses administered so far1. In Abu Dhabi, the response to the pandemic has been exemplary from […]
12 May 2021
The integral role nurses play within our healthcare sector
  May 12th marked International Nurses Day, an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the invaluable contribution that nurses make to our lives. Healthcare is shifting towards a multidisciplinary approach, and making up more than half of the workforce, we are vital team members providing comprehensive, compassionate, and coordinated care to improve patient outcomes. The […]
27 April 2021
Abu Dhabi - global leader in COVID-19 response
  The Abu Dhabi Public Health Center (ADPHC) was established in 2019, to ensure excellence in the principles of public healthcare within our Emirate. Through the ongoing promotion of public health initiatives and preventative health concepts, we work with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi to preserve the health of our people and to […]
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 […]
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 […]
11 March 2021
The Evolution of Healthcare - Patient Safety
How is Malaffi committed to patient safety? Malaffi, as the region’s first health information exchange, and a strategic initiative of the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, safely and securely connects public and private healthcare providers across the Emirate. Currently, Malaffi is on its way to connecting 95% of all hospitals in Abu Dhabi and covers […]
28 February 2021
The Future of Emirati Innovation in Healthcare
This week we are marking UAE Innovation Month and celebrating a Golden Jubilee of innovation - 50 years of Imagination, 50 years of Inspiration and 50 years of Inclusion. This month, the UAE became the fifth country in the world to send a spacecraft to Mars. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi […]
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