GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine

 
  Share

UAE, December 2, 2017- As part of the ongoing ‘Wareed' project, the Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced that patients can verify the correct medication dosage via the ‘Cerner Millenium' core application, which links all clinical, operational and administrative data of 15 government hospitals and more than 68 clinics in Dubai and the Northern Emirates into a unified system.

H.E Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Assistant Undersecretary for Support Services, said that the Ministry will continuously tap advanced health information systems to ensure quality healthcare and patient safety in the country. This is part of its ongoing efforts to develop its technological infrastructure and implement global standards in health facility management to provide an inclusive and integrated healthcare delivered in innovative and sustainable ways.

Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of the Ministry's Health Information Systems Department, said: “This technology helps clinicians ensure that they are not over or under dosing their patients. The solution evaluates the doses and frequency against established ranges specific to the patient's age, weight, and creatinine clearance.”

She also said that the Dose Range Checking (DCR) is an automated alert mechanism used to compare a medication order dose against a pre-established safe range. If the dose is outside the safe or effective range, an interactive alert informs the ordering clinician, who can then cancel the order, modify the order, or ignore the alert and proceed with the order.

The Director of the Health Information Systems Department noted: “Currently, the Ministry has initially made the system applicable to group of medications but we will be expanding the list by working with physician and pharmacy sub-committees.”



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 5057 times
Posted on : Saturday, December 2, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Ministry of Health & Prevention meets UN team to discuss NCD prevention and control in UAE
Next Story : Recent study: Dubai's total fertility rate in 2016 at 5.2 for nationals and 1.7 for non-national wom...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
BodyO launches officially its AiPod for a full body check-up during the Gitex Fu...
The World of Aigner Wunderkammer
Halloween “Catwoman” mask using BROW products
Fifi & Friends - Now available at more outlets across the UAE
BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai introduces 11 new shows with a new line up of performance...
Win up to 250,000 Gold coins at Malabar Gold & Diamonds this festive season
Corum Heritage Eleganza- Dedicated to the stylish woman
Michael Kors to Introduce a Special-edition Whitney Handbag for the Middle East
Dubai Shopping Festival Returns With Much-awaited Mega Raffles
Dubai's newest social hub - Bar Baar introduces ‘Thela Baar Brunch'
Hour Choice presents Coach Park Collection (Suede straps)
Saddle Up With kate spade Fall 2018
Sunglasses Trends for Fall/Winter 2018
Introducing the Nokia 7.1 to the UAE
W Motors and Safe City Group introduce the BEAST PATROL at GITEX: One of the mo...
Be Thankful with Tub of Butter This Thanksgiving
Sharjah Government pavilion highlights digital transformation of Sharjah at GITE...
Scuderia Ferrari Aspire Watch Special Edition Gift Set
CITIZEN Unveils 100th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
Rado DiaMaster Ceramos Automatic
Toyota's legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition
Neymar Jr. Partners With GaGà Milano as Brand Ambassador
Nissan to Make Official On-track Formula E Debut
Western Digital powers AI-enabled storage for futuristic surveillance and security
L'oréal Among the Top 10 of Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index
Dubai Festival City Run 2018 to take place on November 9th
HUGO BOSS Watches Jump Collection
Trust Corine de Farme for Sulfate-Free Baby Products
Healthcare leaders sign in Dubai a Call for Action to raise awareness about ‘sil...
Avivo's Ribbon of Life Walk in support of Breast Cancer on 19th October
Tissot Bella Ora Round Style incarnate
Epson Introduces the New A3 and A4 business inkjet aimed at busy workgroups duri...
Daikin eyes significant expansion of business in the UAE
Dubai Business Women Council witnesses 36.5% growth in total membership since th...
Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge named winners of startAD's Artificial Intelligence V...
Malabar Gold & Diamonds partners with NBF for the second NBF Fujairah Run
Jeddah Airport delegation applauds Dubai Customs' experience in facilitating tra...
Cell Phones, Sporting Goods, and Soon, Cars: Ford Innovates with “Miracle” Mater...
FBN Next Generation Lombard Odier Award 2018 champions the next generation of en...
Swiss Chemicals & Building Material Giant “Sika” Expands Operations in UAE with ...
400 UAE residents come together on World Arthritis Day
Dubai Health Authority showcases its smart services at GITEX 2018.
Roda Al Bustan and Roda Amwaj Suites acclaimed as regional leaders in hospitality
Tazio Nuvolari – Time is legend
Rado HyperChrome Diamonds
Lacoste Kyoto Collection
Nawah Energy Company Establishes World's First Nuclear Language Proficiency Standards
T-Mobile and Ericsson sign major $3.5 billion 5G agreement
ZAJEL to unveil future plans for Smart services at GITEX 2018
UNESCO names Pafos this season's must visit destination