Being one of the top priorities of Vision 2030, the Kingdom pays a special attention to the health care sector, so it promotes the possible opportunities to increase the volume of foreign investment in it and develops the digital healthcare sector, which will add more innovation to health services in the Kingdom.
Health is the basis of any prosperous economy
In recognition of the rapid transformations of the Kingdom with the aim ofturning it into a global trade center, the welfare of the employees leading theeconomic transformation is crucial. In line with the transition to adiversified and resilient economy that can compete highly, there is also anincreasing importance in ensuring the health of the Kingdom's population.
Passing a transition stage towards economic diversification, Saudi Arabia recognizes the importance ofadequate health services for the labor force as a cornerstone of its ambitiousvision 2030, in line with the Government's continuing efforts to develop itswelfare agenda with strong infrastructure and policy development.
The Vision 2030 aims to transform the cities of theKingdom into universally-desirable modern urban cities, as well as being attractiveareas for living, working, and entertaining, according to Quality of Lifeprogram 2020, aiming to ensure that people enjoy the highest possible qualityof life by improving the infrastructure for an increased participation incultural, leisure, and sports activities in line with the exerted efforts tostimulate economic activity by providing employment, foreign investment, anddiversification.
Digital Health Care
King Fahad Medical City to host the world'sleading innovators from April 17 to 18; 500 leading professionals in the health sector from all over the Kingdom will gather to discuss, share, and learnthe future technologies at a summit under the theme "Innovation inHealthcare" that focuses on providing better health care through digitization.
"The Kingdom is dedicated to innovation in healthcare, and Hill Rom, valuing the participation in improving health care in the Kingdom and across the region, wants to be involved" Hisham Hout, President of Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Indian Sub-Continent for Hill-Rom company and the platinum sponsor of the program.
"The Saudi healthcare market is diverse thanks to the service providers, who are looking forward to upgrading their old IT systems to meet the growing clinical requirements that these traditional systems can no longer handle with. In addition to the presence of providers of public and private health services who made these technologies" Rami Saad, the General Manager of the Middle East, stated.
Health care systems around the world are under an increasing pressure to provide high quality and effective care for the growing population, and the financial and human resources needed to make this happen are increasing as well. At the same time, the population aging and the rise of chronic diseases such as heart disease and respiratory diseases raise the demand for Health care.
These global trends lead the shift towards a value-basedhealth care, a system that focuses on maximizing human value as a serviceobjective, and allocates resources according to the health outcomes of thesystem to address the "fourfold goal", which includes improving healthoutcomes, improving the experience of both the patients and the employees, anddecreasing the cost of health care.
Continuous advances in digital technology and strong and promisingpartnerships, along with service providers, governments, and other stakeholdersin the healthcare ecosystem provide a practical leadership in thetransformation process of health care.
Artificial intelligence has great potential to improve the outcomes of patient treatment programs and the efficiency of care delivery by enhancing the operational performance, the workflow efficiency, and the high quality and integrated clinical decision-making, and enabling patients and consumers to proactively manage their health.
Therefore, the Kingdom has provided a remote heart care network, which is a virtual care network in a number of hospitals that facilitates access to specialists' views, sharing resources, and efficient workflows in a standardized mode of operation, and balancing workload across hospitals. For patients, this will be resulted in the availability of their medical information when needed at any point of care in any of the hospitals connected.