Emirates Health Services (EHS) and Siemens Healthineers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of mutual cooperation with a focus on medical excellence, improving productivity and innovation in providing various health care services.
The signing of the MoU came in the presence of Dr. Yousif Al Serkal, Director-General of EHS; Ole Per Maloy, CEO, Siemens Healthineers Middle East and Southern and Eastern Africa; and a number of EHS directors.
Dr. Al Serkal underscored that this MOU is an extension of a series of agreements and memoranda of understanding signed by EHS with local authorities, institutions and companies in the health care sector. These partnerships help in achieving EHS’ strategy and consolidating its position as a leader in the field of healthcare and innovation. Through offering high-quality healthcare services, EHS aims to provide patients with the best outcomes through accurate treatments, digitisation, data, artificial intelligence, and innovation to meet the biggest challenges in the sector and achieve sustainability
"The exchange of expertise and experiences promoted by the memorandum of understanding comes as part of our objectives of working to develop the national healthcare workforce and empower local capabilities which will support in providing high quality healthcare services.
"In addition to the need to invest in capacity building, this MoU would enhance the efficiency of medical devices and equipment for the provision of state of the art clinical services,"
Dr. Al Serkal said.
For his part, Ole Per Maloy commented,
"Emirates Health Services is now among the growing number of prestigious institutions worldwide participating in the Innovation Think Tank (ITT) programme. Building on their impressive expertise, this programme will allow EHS to explore their intrinsic creativity and diversity to encourage out-of-the-box thinking, ultimately creating an innovation infrastructure and addressing local challenges in our region, which will improve patients’ lives."
Through the MoU, In addition, an innovation centre will be integrated to provide the necessary infrastructure and support for development and testing of ideas.
News Source: Emirates News Agency