Latest technologies for Al Hammadi hospitals
Dubai, January 29, 2014
Cisco, a leader in networking and Wipro has signed a deal with Saudi-based Al Hammadi Development and Investment Company to launch three smart and connected hospitals with latest technologies in the medical grade infrastructure.
Al Hammadi has partnered with Cisco and Wipro to deliver capabilities such as private health cloud, optimised clinical workflow solutions and solutions that will increase the quality of care while transforming the experience of patients and medical staff, said a statement.
The solutions include Cisco’s latest end-to-end networking and security solutions, its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Wipro’s Hospital Information System (HIS) Cloud-enabled Application to be installed in three of its hospitals in the kingdom as part of a SR90 million ($23.9 million) contract.
Mohammed Al Hammadi, CEO, said: “Cisco’s and Wipro’s technology solutions will help us deliver a state-of-the-art network infrastructure to enable us to offer the very best in healthcare. We are confident the our 90 Million SAR investment will enable us to stay ahead of the game by helping is create and deliver three outstanding healthcare facilities to cater of the health needs of our citizens.”
Subramanian Krishnan, sales head, Saudi Arabia, Wipro Arabia, said: “Healthcare business models are constantly evolving with health IT as the industry expands. Our HIS solution will help Al Hammadi Hospitals to control various processes that govern this sector and as well as escalating costs while also leveraging existing infrastructure.
“HIS has advanced intelligence tools that enable the management of the healthcare facilities to take informed real-time decisions. It supports workflows, alerts and notifications which help keep critical business as well as clinical parameters in control.” - TradeArabia News Service