As Arab Health 2024 approaches, the industry eagerly anticipates this groundbreaking experience in the field of healthcare. From insightful thought leader sessions to innovative product showcases, the largest healthcare event in the region features 3,450+ exhibiting companies, 180+ participating countries, and 3,600+ conference delegates.
This year's focus at Arab Health will be looking into the future of healthcare with global innovations never seen before. After reviewing the conference agenda, I recommend the following five must-attend sessions that promise to be exceptionally insightful for leaders in the digital healthcare domain.
1. NEOM Health and Wellbeing, the Future of Healthcare by MAHMOUD ALYAMANY MD, Sector Head – Health and Wellbeing, NEOM, Riyadh KSA
We all know that NEOM stands as a testament to ambitious innovation, aiming to create a sustainable and technologically advanced city that pioneers the future of urban living. This session highlights its vision of a healthcare ecosystem that integrates advanced medical technologies, personalized healthcare solutions, and a focus on preventive measures. It will be interesting to learn how the health and well-being aspects of NEOM will set the new standards for healthcare delivery, positioning it as a global hub for cutting-edge advancements in the sector.
This session will be key in getting a sneak peek into the future of the consumer-driven landscape of healthcare. The session evaluates how creating a personalized, accessible, and seamless healthcare experience for patients, akin to individualized preferences and convenience, has become a key focus area for healthcare providers across the globe. This involves tailoring medical services to meet patient preferences, optimizing technology for smoother interactions, and enhancing overall patient satisfaction. The goal is to transform healthcare delivery into a more consumer-friendly experience, where patients have greater control over their health choices, and encounters with healthcare services are as user-friendly and customizable as ordering a coffee at Starbucks.
3. Introducing Sara for Healthcare: Revolutionizing digital health and bringing back the joy of care with AI by Akhter Hemayoun Mubarki (أختر هميون مباركي), Head of Business and Operations and Pankaj Singh Bhati, Director of Growth and Strategy, Innovaccer Middle East
AI in healthcare is ushering in a new era of healthcare that prioritizes precision and improved patient outcomes. Innovaccer Middle East's Sara suite is equipped with responsibly trained large-language models (LLMs), and is intricately designed for healthcare organizations, aiming to redefine population health management, care coordination, and customer relationship management. The suite set to be launched at the event is carefully made to meet specific needs in healthcare IT, focusing on safety, accuracy, security, compliance, and scalability. It will be exciting to see Sara's capabilities during the launch.
4. Investing in Health Tech Revolution: Unleashing Opportunities in Digital Health and Generative AI by Eyad AL-Musa, Partner – Digital Health, PwC, England, UK
I am interested in learning from this session how the vision of a more connected, data-driven, and patient-centric healthcare ecosystem presents lucrative opportunities for those seeking to be at the forefront of the health tech revolution. As technological advancements reshape the healthcare landscape, entrepreneurs and investors are increasingly recognizing the potential for transformative innovations. Digital health technologies, including telemedicine, wearables, and health analytics, enhance patient care, diagnosis, and treatment outcomes. Simultaneously, the integration of generative artificial intelligence in healthcare is poised to revolutionize personalized medicine, drug discovery, and predictive analytics. This convergence addresses current healthcare challenges and opens new frontiers for improving health outcomes.
5. Envisioning the Hospital of the Future – Sustainability and Technology Take Center Stage moderated by Reenita Das, Partner, Senior Vice President, Frost & Sullivan, Dubai, UAE
This session addresses an area of healthcare that we all need to be more conscious and educated about. This topic would help healthcare organizations commit to a greener, more efficient, and patient-centric future for healthcare facilities. The emphasis of modern healthcare is not only on advanced medical treatments but also on creating eco-friendly and energy-efficient healthcare spaces. Integrating sustainable practices ensures a reduced environmental footprint, while technology plays a pivotal role in enhancing patient care, streamlining operations, and enabling more personalized healthcare experiences.
I am excited to attend these future-focused sessions and about what I’ll take away from them. I’m also looking forward to meeting industry leaders and reconnecting with friends. If you haven't registered for the event, please sign up. Also, don't miss the opportunity to see Innovaccer's exciting healthcare AI launch at Arab Health 2024. Register for a personalized demo today.