WebOps Global launches its first international headquarters in the UAE

WebOps Global, a subsidiary of WebOps LLC, USA, and a provider of healthcare supply chain solutions, has established its first international headquarters in the United Arab Emirates. As the country’s healthcare sector experiences increased demand as a result of rapid digital transformation, infrastructure development, a strong regulatory framework to protect patients, and advancements in patient care delivery to create a seamless healthcare ecosystem, WebOps Global will meet the sector’s growing needs in the country and beyond.

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Aster adopts latest speech and AI-powered technology

Aster Hospitals, in a strategic partnership with 3M, announced the successful adoption of 3M M Modal Fluency Direct, the latest speech and AI-powered technology. Last month, the technology went live across Aster’s facilities in the UAE. The all-in-one solution will allow physicians of any medical specialty to create, review, edit, and sign clinical notes directly within electronic health records using natural language. This technology will standardize and accelerate clinical documentation processes across Aster hospitals, reducing the administrative burden on healthcare professionals.

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41% of UAE residents turned to telemedicine solutions in 2021, survey reveals

Digital health players focused on analytics are emerging and enabling digital transformation in the healthcare sector across key markets in the Middle East. BCG’s analysis segmented analytics players into three archetypes: (1) players with broad analytics capabilities (i.e., not only focused on healthcare), (2) players with health analytics capabilities in select use cases, (3) players bringing holistic health platforms.

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Experts discussed future of biotechnology at Dubai Science Park’s Advance Health forum

The forum had important industry stakeholders who are exploring the outlook of biotech innovation and research in the UAE. This is at par with the expansion of the healthcare sector as part of the Centennial 2071 project launched by the Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates. UAE even allocated 8.09% of its federal budget to healthcare and community protection.

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Okadoc marks a first for the region with ISO 27001 certification

Okadoc was able to complete the certification process in one year due to the intense and rigorous preparation for the process. Okadoc was required to document and adhere to a comprehensive and company-wide framework encompassing more than 100 security controls, such as policies, procedures, risk management, incident reporting, risk mitigation, staff training, measurement and monitoring.

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