Wolters Kluwer, Health, a global provider of healthcare technology, announced that Al-Futtaim Health has chosen UpToDate® – the company’s flagship clinical decision support solution – to deliver evidence-based care across their multi-specialty group of clinics and pharmacies in the United Arab Emirates.
The resource is available to doctors, nurses, and pharmacists across Al-Futtaim Health verticals including clinics, pharmacies and day surgery care centers as well as PCR testing and vaccinations stations, to help advance the healthcare provider’s evidence-based clinical practice and support a strategy built on world-class service delivery.
Dr. Tholfkar Al-Baaj, Chief Clinical Officer of Al-Futtaim Health said, “We decided to provide our clinicians with a world-leading decision support tool to help them practice evidence-based medicine and deliver the best outcomes for patients.”
UpToDate is used by over two million clinicians around the world to make point of care decisions based on the latest evidence and recommendations by leading global experts. It is the only clinical decision support solution associated with improved hospital performance and clinical outcomes.
“We plan to integrate UpToDate within our Hospital Information System (HIS) in order to embed an evidence-based approach in the clinical workflow and make it easier to access guidance when clinicians need it most,” added Dr. Al-Baaj.
“We are proud to partner with Al-Futtaim Health in their mission to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe care to every patient through the provision of UpToDate, which will help clinical teams maintain medical knowledge and global best practice,” said Alaa Darwish, Country Manager for Middle East, Turkey, Africa and Europe Growth and Emerging Markets at Wolters Kluwer, Clinical Effectiveness, Health