Current GCC healthcare projects worth over $60bn

The total value of 707 GCC healthcare projects is over $60.9 billion as of January, according to BNC Network’s latest GCC construction intelligence report. According to the report, 445 projects collectively worth $51.9 billion are hospital projects, while the other 262 projects – worth...

How hospitals are integrating augmented reality and other tech to improve the patient experience

New, emerging technologies are turning patients into savvy healthcare consumers with higher expectations around the services they receive. From wearables to telemedicine, virtual and augmented reality, 3D imaging, and artificial intelligence, patients are increasingly drawn to...

How data will dramatically change healthcare

Today’s world is producing a staggering amount of information. In the last few years, we’ve seen the processing power to harness this data finally begin to catch up. Phones are more powerful than computers were just a couple of decades ago, and with internet usage now widespread around...

Saudi wealth fund said to plan healthcare investments

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is planning investments in the kingdom’s private healthcare services and hospitals as it seeks to modernize domestic infrastructure, people familiar with the matter said. The Public Investment Fund may appoint an adviser in the near future to help...

General / Ministry of Health: Satisfaction rate of beneficiaries of health services 69.7% in the third quarter 2018

The Ministry of Health announced the results of the program measuring the satisfaction of the services provided to them for the third quarter of 2018, with a satisfaction rate of 69.7%.  More than 60,000 subscribers and their families completed the questionnaire in the third quarter of...

Medical Tech Firms Boom In GCC As Healthcare Spend Surges

With a rise in healthcare expenditure, business opportunities for medical technology firms are abound in the Middle East. Though healthcare has largely been a neglected area among regional governments, events like the Arab Spring and rapidly rising population are changing the face of...

MOH-KSA -​Patient Experience Measurement Program report released

The Patient Experience Measurement Program, provided by the Ministry of Health (MOH), is one of the national transformation initiatives to improve patient experience and to achieve distinctive health care by the Assistant Agency for Planning and Organizational Excellence , in...

Saudi Arabia ranks among the highest in healthcare efficiency

RIYADH — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia scores among the highest in efficiency, as compared to the 16-country overall average, Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, said in the first chapter of three 2018 Future Health Index (FHI), a research-based platform designed to help...