Telehealth, the usage of digital applied sciences to offer healthcare providers from a distant location, is gaining traction within the UAE because the Emirate goals to turn into a medical and vacationer hub.
Dubai Well being Authority has adopted seven predominant elements to help telehealth providers to implement the targets of Article 5 of the Fifty-Yr Constitution.
Article 5, A Physician for each citizen, of the Fifty-Yr Constitution, was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in a bid to convey docs nearer to people, improve consciousness and utilise prime medical minds globally to serve the well being of residents.
Dubai Healthcare Metropolis launched the telehealth platform within the free zone final 12 months and now, American Hospital has partnered with Etisalat Digital to launch telehealth service within the non-public sector.
The service will allow UAE residents to request and avail distant medical consultations with the docs of American Hospital by utilising the Etisalat communication platform service for superior voice, video conferencing, and collaboration applied sciences by way of a cellular app or internet browser.
By delivering these applied sciences in scalable, versatile, and operational, business fashions, Etisalat Digital is addressing a number of the main boundaries to adoption of latest applied sciences.