GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare and Medicine

 
  Share
• The system provides 100% accuracy in drugs and medical supplies identification for patients' safety. 
• It helps reduce the time required for inventory monitoring and tracking by 80 per cent. 
• It saves 4,640 hours per year 
• It also saves 2.3 million sheets of printed-paper per year. 
 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 December 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in collaboration with Smart Dubai launched today at the 40th GITEX Technology Week, a state-of-the-art fully automated paperless Drugs and Medical Supplies Management System known as Tarmeez making it the first government entity in the region to implement this international standard.
 
 
During the launch ceremony, Al Qutami said that the introduction of the TARMEEZ system will have a positive impact on enhancing efficiency of drugs and medical material management which is a crucial aspect of the healthcare system. 
 
He emphasised that DHA is keen to utilize the latest digital technology and cutting-edge solutions to enhance the health sector in Dubai and ensure the highest quality of accessible care for patients.
 
 
Al Qutami said this project is of significant importance and will aid in the Authority's goal of providing the highest quality of healthcare services and healthcare management using smart technology.
 
Al Qutami emphasised on the the authority's keenness to fully implement the Dubai Paperless Strategy and its key objectives.
 
The Strategy was launched in February 2018 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai. It seeks to eliminate the use of paper from all internal operations and customer facing services across Dubai government entities by the end of 2021.
 
Ghanim Lootah, Director of Asset Management at the DHA said, “The introduction of this system has multiple benefits and is in line with the DHA Strategy 2016-2021 as well as the Dubai Paperless Strategy. The drug and medical supplies material management system helps tracks orders, monitors supply and usage of stored medication and medical materials digitally. It helps us better handle and manage drugs and medical materials, track documentation and information, and reduce both operational costs and medication waste. To better determine which drugs should be regularly re-ordered, we can look at the system, which provides an in-depth overview of utilization management. Since it all digital the saving in terms of time, cost and resources is significant.
 
Lootah added that the system provides 100% accuracy in drugs and medical supplies identification for patients' safety. It helps reduces the time required for inventory monitoring and tracking by 80 per cent. It saves 4,640 hours per year and it saves 2.3 million sheets of printed-paper per year. 
 
He added that the DHA is currently coordinating with more than 183 international manufacturers and 42 local factories and distributers. 
 
The system provides DHA medical staff across hospitals, primary and specialised health centres with an electronic catalog of all the items available. It offers a central dashboard for inventory and supply chain KPI details. 
 
He added that TARMEEZ is integrated with Salama- the Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) unified electronic medical record system.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 4330 times
Posted on : Sunday, December 6, 2020  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : SEHA's SKMC Pediatric Cardiac Team Performs Breakthrough Surgery on a Child Born With Severe Heart C...
Next Story : SEHA introduces RHYTHMIA HDx™ v4.0 Mapping System Technology
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Lockdown Showdown: Jaguar I-pace Etrophy Series to Get Back on Track in Berlin i...
Three Eggs get Yemeni National a Guinness World Records Title
Omega's Antimagnetic Tourbillon Is a Watchmaking Breakthrough
Lamborghini SCV12: Squadra Corse Hypercar Ready to Hit the Track
The new BMW M5 and BMW M5 Competition
Toric Tourbillon Slate
GROHE Smart Control Review
Twitter tests Tweeting with Voice
Saxo Bank Launches Loyalty Program for MENA Region Clients
Hyundai Motor and Sony Pictures Entertainment Announce Unique and Pioneering Mul...
American Aesthetic Medical Center Has Something in Store for the Esthetical Figu...
WTTC Launches Safe Travels Protocols for Attractions, Car Hire and Short-Term Rental
NUDESTIX Launches - Nudies Blush, Bronze, and Glow Shade Extension
Volvo Cars Chengdu Car Plant Powered by 100 Per Cent Renewable Electricity
Range Rover Marks 50 Years of All-terrain Innovation and Luxury With Exclusive N...
Under-12 and Over-60 Can Now Take Part in Sports Activities: Dubai Sports Council
Dabur Ensures Safety with Hand Sanitizers and Personal Protection Kits as UAE Es...
Let's Brigthen Up! The Face Shop's Ultimate Summer Skincare Range From Belif is Here!
Handy Helper for Content Creators: The Compact A6100 Mirrorless Camera from Sony...
Pre-orders for Samsung's Galaxy S20+ 5G and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition now open in...
Experts Highlight need for Young Talent to Develop Skills for a Post-Covid-19 World
Dabur Launches Pure Organic Coconut Oil: Natural Protection for Hair, Skin, and ...
GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail Improves Rating to 'Very Good' in KHDA DSIB 2...
Etihad Airways to Recommence Flights to Athens
Dubai Sees Pronounced Uptick in Demand for Retail Units
Book Building of Amlak International's IPO of 30% of Shares
Sanctuary for the Senses: All-New Lincoln Corsair Arrives with Whisper-Quiet, Co...
Essence Spring/Summer 2020 Collection
Registration Opens for Training On the Camel Trek and Camel Marathon for Expats
Covid-19 Leads UAE Businesses to Adopt Upgraded Green Building Solutions
Dubai Sports Council Discuss Upcoming Sports Events With Federations and Organisers
Dubai Sports Council to Celebrate Dubai's COVID-19 Heroes Through Commemorative ...
Turkish Airlines Was the Busiest Operator in the Eurocontrol Area After Restarti...
Celebrate Father's Day With Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph Slate'
INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles presents Dubai Islamic Bank customers Super Sale...
Crude Oil Headwinds on Virus and Technicals
Customers can Benefit from Increasing Gold Rate by just Paying 10% Advance at Ma...
Canadian University Dubai Receives Prestigious Certification in Education for Pu...
Report Reveals the Six Fintech Innovations That Will Boost the ‘Financial Health...
Serco Middle East Appoints New Managing Director for Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram
Big Bang Integral King Gold
Pan Emirates Unveils Exclusive New Collection
Digital Vision Technology Signals On-Track Success for Panasonic Jaguar Racing
Schneider Electric Extends Strategic Partnerships with AVEVA, Lenovo and Stratus...
Celebrate World Music Day with HONOR Magic Earbuds
The 11th Edition of the Arab Fashion Week to Launch Virtually Today, from June 2...
New Bentayga to Launch Beyond100
Cairo Amman Bank Adopts the Latest Technology to Enhance Performance and Securit...
Celebrate Summer Safely with the New, Shopping Normal at BurJuman
Registration open for Dubai Watersports Summer Week