23-Jan-19, Gulf News Health
A unified database will soon allow for electronic medical records to be shared between all health care facilities in Abu Dhabi. The database will be part of the Health Information Exchange, a centralised electronic platform designed to enhance health care connectivity.
Titled Malaffi, the platform has already connected 18 hospitals and 65 medical centres and clinics. "The new database has been designed to reduce errors, duplication of treatment and testing, and support the efforts of health care professionals. We are witnessing a new milestone in Abu Dhabi’s health care sector," said Abdullah Al Hamed, chairman at the Abu Dhabi Department of Health.