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United Arab Emirates Health to Automate Healthcare

October 21, 2008
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Health will be implementing healthcare information technology (HIT) systems from Kansas City-based Cerner Corporation at 12 hospitals and 60 clinics.

According to the company, UAE will implement a suite of Cerner Millennium solutions to optimize and automate paper-based processes. iCapital, a UAE-based company and consortium lead, will serve as the prime contractor for the implementations.

The Cerner Millennium solutions implemented will automate processes in the scheduling, admissions, emergency and laboratory departments, the company touts. Nurses and physicians also will use Cerner Millennium solutions to manage and document patient care through online order entry and results notification and viewing.

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