Mobile Doctors to implement Cerner’s mobility solutions
Dubai, June 9, 2014
Cerner Corp, a global supplier of health care information technology solutions, services, devices and hardware, has said that Dubai-based physian helpline service Mobile Doctors (MD 24-7) will implement mobility solutions from Cerner to enable subscribers to access their electronic health record (EHR), schedule appointments and message with a doctor.
MD 24-7 empowers consumers to speak to a doctor 24 hours a day for medical consultations, triage and care co-ordination, as well as receive assessments based on evidence-based medicine, said a statement.
In addition to the patient portal, MD 24-7 will implement Cerner’s ambulatory HER and practice management solutions, as well as Cerner PureWellness and others.
Raouf Khalil, found and chief executive officer, Mobile Doctors, said: “Cerner was chosen as our partner of choice given their unmatched EHR and population health solutions that support the physician workflow and enhance our ability to engage with our consumers.
“By working with Cerner, we consolidate medicine and technology for a true doctor driven, 24-7 patient advocate delivery service. Jointly, we will transform the relationship between patients and physicians by allowing the patient to have access to their medical records and physicians’ schedules, resulting in better clinical outcomes.”
Michael Pomerance, vice president and managing director, Cerner MEA, said: "Given the UAE government’s strong initiatives around development and digitization of the health care industry, we are honored to support Mobile Doctors as they enhance their patient advocate system to offer world-class services for the community.
“This agreement will enable the UAE communities improve their health and wellness using the latest mobile information technology. MD 24-7 is our first relationship in the UAE’s private health care sector and we look forward to other collaborations.” - TradeArabia News Service