American Hospital Dubai announces AI research centre in collaboration with Cerner

American Hospital Dubai announces AI research centre in collaboration with Cerner

American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, has announced the launch of the first artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in the region in partnership with global healthcare technology company Cerner. The AI research centre aims to leverage Cerner’s electronic health records (EHR) data along with its clinical AI and advanced data analytics tools to ultimately create centres of excellence for oncology, infectious diseases and bariatric medicine. The AI research centre is set to use big data analytics and machine learning capabilities to support data-based clinical research activities and data-driven operational improvement projects. Moreover, the AI research centre will focus on two key projects: enabling home health experiences and enhancing care management related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sherif Beshara, Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, said, “We are proud to collaborate with Cerner on this new landmark initiative for the region. Together, we share the vision and strategy of the UAE Government and rulers to use the power of AI to help minimise the burden of chronic diseases, ultimately for the welfare of our citizens and residents. We also relate closely to the Government’s mission to fully integrate AI into medical and security services. This initiative takes us one step closer to our objective: to continue to redefine a patient-centric healthcare delivery system, thereby empowering individuals to proactively manage their health.” Innovative use of data through AI is a promising approach for making significant progress in the areas of virtual medicine, population health management, data analytics and visualisation as ...
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