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MENAFN - Arab News - 25/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Clinicians at prince mohammed bin abdulaziz hospital (pmah) worked with cerner to successfully deploy — in a record nine months — a set of health it solutions designed to automate the hospital's clinical information processes.

this marks cerner's first project with the ministry of health in saudi arabia.

the main business drivers for the electronic health record (ehr) project are:

* improving quality and accessibility of patient information

* decreasing workflow bottlenecks caused by paper charts

* documenting care; placing medication and other orders directly in the ehr

* reducing the potential for errors

prince mohammed bin abdulaziz hospital is a 500-bed state-of-the-art hospital in the eastern region of riyadh city which provides secondary and tertiary health care services.

cerner's electronic health record is the foundation of the health technology deployment at the hospital.

it enables the hospital to store and communicate patient information among caregivers and provides clinical decision support.

'by working with cerner we provide our citizens with best quality care" said dr. saleh aloqiel ceo of pmah.

'we are pleased with the seamless transition in a record nine months. these improvements are the result of teamwork between pmah and cerner and we look forward to reaping the benefits of this new electronic system" said the ceo.

cerner's implemented solutions autote the physician and nursing workflows in the emergency surgery laboratory pharmacy inpatient and outpatient and medical records departments.

using the new system the information is captured and stored in the individual's lifetime clinical record whether treated in the ambulatory or inpatient setting.

'we are honored to support pmah's transformation through a unified electronic health record system to improve the safety quality and efficiency of their facility" said michael pomerance vice president and managing director cerner middle east and africa.

'strong collaborations and supporting government initiatives to develop the health care industry and its human resources are key pillars of cerner's growth strategies in the region."

pmah is considered one of the largest referential hospitals in the country for diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic medical or surgical problems to maintain or restore optimum level of wellness.

the hospital situated in the al-rayan district has five floors. it serves all age groups over 12 years of age.

the hospital was inaugurated in april 2013. it has 15 operation theaters and one for emergency surgeries.

the hospital also has a radiology unit a mammogram screening section a center for burns a laboratory a blood bank a physiotherapy unit and rehabilitative treatment.

the emergency department has 102 beds and is the largest in the region.

the dialysis unit has 52 dialysis machines.


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