UAE – Linking home medical equipment with hospitals
Wednesday, 06 10 2015, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
He seeks to strengthen and develop the health insurance field in Dubai by following the best international practices, he is Dr Haidar Al Yousuf the Director of Health Funding at the Dubai Health Authority.
He confirmed during an interview with “Al Roeya” that the authority aims to provide smart services through health insurance including linking home medical equipment to the personal phones of patients up to the treating physician and the medical file of the patient at the hospital with complete confidentiality.
He indicated that the number of medically insured in Dubai reached around 2.3 million persons according to the latest statistics recorded until the beginning of June. Medical insurance is scheduled to cover all the citizens and residents of the Emirate next year.
Al Yousuf clarified that the medical performance indicators used in Dubai are diverse and include primarily treatment, financial performance, professional competence in addition to the patients’ satisfaction.
Source: Al Roeya