Emirates Health Services (EHS) has reportedly unveiled the 'Automatic Patient Transfer Service' as part of its 'Smart Nutrition Services' system, which is used in all its establishments. According to EHS, the service is the first of its type in the Middle East and is one of the four initiatives set to be completed by the end of this year.
EHS recently unveiled the service at a press conference at its headquarters. Latifa Mohammed Rashid, Director, Health Support Services Department, EHS, as well as representatives from a variety of health and academic establishments participated in the launch program.
Speaking on the latest development, Acting Executive Director of Supportive Health Services Sector at EHS, Dr. Abdullah Al Naqbi stated that Emirates Health Services is the first health organization in the Middle East to automate and advance its smart nutrition services system and enhance nutrition departments efficiency in all its hospitals and basic healthcare centers.
Naqbi further stated that Emirates Health Services aims to promote change toward a digital system that offers the targeted groups with nutritious meals, in compliance with the highest international standards.
According to Latifa Rashid, EHS is dedicated to a long-term strategy that involves automating all of its services, maintaining their sustainable development through the application of best practices from throughout the world, as well as embracing cutting-edge technologies, in conjunction with the UAE Strategy 2071 and EHS' own objectives as well as development plans for the following 50 years.
The four novel initiatives that make up the new services are Type 2 Diabetes, Tracking Children's Growth Within Normal Weights and Automatic Transfer for Children to Health Centers, Tube Feeding for Patients, as well as Malnourished Children Aged 5 to 19 Transfer.
For the record, the programs focus on malnutrition, adult patients who are overweight or obese, pre-diabetics, heart disease, blood pressure, and elderly patients who are malnourished.