UAE – The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DoH), and Dhabi Health Authority (DHA) have successfully integrated their three healthcare platforms: “Riayati”, the National Unified Medical Record (NUMR), “Malaffi”, and “Nabidh”.

The successful integration of “Riayati”, “Malaffi” and “Nabidh” will enable healthcare providers to make better medical decisions that are aligned to patients’ needs and it will provide a better healthcare experience for citizens and residents in the country.

The regulatory authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that they have signed a strategic deal to electronically link the three platforms during a press conference held on the sidelines of Arab Health 2023.

The Unified National Health Platform will facilitate access to patient health information by doctors and healthcare providers throughout the UAE, ultimately improving patient care.

“Malaffi”, and DHA’s “Nabidh” project into the Riayati platform has led to a significant increase in the number of medical records available on the system.

Riayati platform has so far included 1.9 billion medical records for 9.5 million patients, which can be accessed by over 90,000 health service providers in 3,057 medical facilities.

Under the agreement, the three entities will work closely together to improve system integration across the continuum of care and strengthen the quality of medical services in the UAE.

It not only brings radical change in the digital transformation of the UAE’s healthcare sector but also further solidifies the UAE’s position as a leader in digital health.

The joint statement said: “This integration marks an important achievement in the country’s healthcare field reflecting the digital transformation strategy aimed at creating a sustainable and efficient healthcare system that provides exceptional services to patients.”

The UAE health authorities will also collaborate to serve the interests of the population and the state along with its vision of reaching an integrated health system that conforms to international standards.

The signing ceremony was presided over by H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Dashti, Assistant Undersecretary for the Support Services Sector at MoHAP, H.E. Ahmed Abdullah Al Nuaimi, CEO of Corporate Shared Support Services Sector at DHA, and H.E. Dr Hamed Ali Al Hashemi, Advisor to the Chairman of DoH.

Welcoming the collaboration, H.E. Dr Hamed Ali Al Hashemi said: “The integration of three platforms in the UAE is a step in the right direction towards enhancing community health and safety.”

He pointed out that the seamless electronic system integration will establish the country as a distinguished model for exchanging health information, noting that data plays a crucial role in enhancing health systems.

Data helps doctors to make decisions that perfectly suit patients and allows us to transform it into valuable information for developing programs and initiatives, creating policies, and improving the overall health of society,” added Al Hashemi.

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