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Second phase of Dubai Health Authority’s electronic records implementation to start in August 2017
This article is part of the CW Middle East issue of October-December 2017
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has revealed that the second phase of implementing Salama, a unified electronic medical record (EMR) system will begin in August 2017. The announcement follows the implementation of Salama in April, at five of the DHA’s medical facilities, including Rashid Hospital, Barsha Health Centre, Airport Medical Centre, Dermatology Centre, and Dubai Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre. Amani Al Jasmi, director of information technology at the DHA, said Salama will be implemented in Dubai Hospital, Dubai Diabetes Centre and all primary healthcare centres across the emirate. She added that the third phase will commence in November with Salama being implemented in Latifa Hospital, Hatta Hospital, Thalassemia Centre, Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre and all DHA Medical Fitness Centres. “The system is so efficient that it has multiple core applications. It integrates 25 applications through a single interface,” said Al Jasmi. “Now the patient’s appointment, queue management, radiology, pharmacy, ...
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