November 29 - December 2, 2020
| Digital

Creating the Digital Workplace - Breaking the Status Quo! Views from the Top

The digital transformation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s health system and the implementation of digital health solutions has been a high strategic priority for many years, leading to hospitals and healthcare centres operating as increasingly sophisticated digital workplaces. Standout examples include several hospitals from the different public and private health sectors in the country that have achieved stage 7 in The HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). 

Join this session for views from the top on how the creation of the digital workplace is feeding into delivering the healthcare ambitions of the Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Programme. Hear directly from Dr Khalid Alodhaibi,  Corporate CIO, Medical Services Department at the Ministry of Defence, about how to deliver the large-scale change management needed to make the digitalisation of healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a success. Follow lively discussion between  Dr Khalid Alodhaibi and Dr. Amr Jamal, chairperson of the National Scientific Committee of Health Informatics, Saudi Commission of Health Specialties. They drill deeper into the topic, and finally, seize the rare opportunity to post your questions live online to our esteemed panel.

Learning objectives:

• Learn how the creation of digital workplaces is supporting delivery of the Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Programme

• Be updated on progress on the digital transformation of hospitals and primary care centres across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

• Understand the key benefits of the digitalization of healthcare facilities and the next steps

Session Details

December 1, 2020
13:05 - 13:45


  • CPD


Khalid Alodhaibi
Medical Service Directorate
Ministry of Defence
Fahad AlHussein
Group Chief Information Technology Officer - MENA
Saudi German Hospitals Group
Amr Jamal
National Health Informatics Scientific Committee, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
Chairman of Family and Community Medicine Department, King Saud University