Health care call centers among global innovations to be featured at World Health Care Middle East Innovation Summit in Abu Dhabi
- United Arab Emirates: Thursday, November 04 - 2010 at 16:39
- PRESS RELEASE
The Health Management and Research Institute (HMRI 104), which has helped two-thirds of patients in Andhra Pradesh, India avoid costly doctor visits by developing a call-in help line, will be among the organizations driving affordable, accessible and quality health care to be featured at World Health Care Congress Middle East, December 5-7 in Abu Dhabi.
"HMRI aims at strengthening the rural healthcare delivery system by leveraging the synergies of corporate social responsibility, political will and state-of-the-art technology," said Balaji Utla, PhD, CEO of HMRI 104. "We are creating an ICT-based healthcare infrastructure that is mammoth, comprehensive and penetrating."
Dr. Utla will present on program's progress and benefits during the World Health Care Middle East Innovation Summit at conference. Innovators from United States, India, Pakistan, China, Saudi Arabia, Malta and Qatar will also be in attendance to present on:
• Health Insurance, Investment and Financing
• Health Care Delivery
• Health Care Education and Training
• Health Care Research
• Health Care Call Centers
Featured innovators include:
- Zaid Al Siksek, Chief Executive Officer, Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed, National Coordinator of E-Health, Ministry of Health, Pakistan
- Philipp Vetter, PhD, Head of Strategy, Health Authority-Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Michael Bitzer, MD, Chief Executive Officer, DAMAN National Health Insurance Company, United Arab Emirates
- Tsung-Mei Cheng, Executive Editor, International Forum, Princeton University; Adviser, China Health Economics Institute, United States
- Dr. Finn Göldner, PhD, Director of Health System Financing, Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, UAE
- N. Krishna Reddy, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Care Group of Hospitals, United States
- Dr. Preetha Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospital Group, India
- Carl V. Stanifer, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, UAE
- Mervat Abdelhak, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA, Department Chair and Associate Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Pittsburgh, United States
- Bakheet M. Aldosari, PhD (HIM), Assistant Professor & Chairman, Department of Health Informatics, College of Public Health & Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
- Naomi Fried, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Children's Hospital, United States
- Sultan Turki Al Sedairy, PhD, Executive Director, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
- Javaid I. Sheikh, MD, Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar.
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