Pure Health introduces Aptio 2 robotic automation system in the region
With the advanced diagnostic system, Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital becomes the central reference location point for all labs in Ras Al Khaimah.
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: PureHealth, leading healthcare technology solutions provider in the UAE, has announced introduction of one of the world’s most advanced diagnostic systems in the region. Pure Health installed Siemens Aptio 2 Robotic Automation System in the state-of-the-art laboratory of Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah.
The Hospital, operated by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), is located in Al Oraibi area, Ras Al Khaimah.
With the installation of the new diagnostic system, Obaidullah Hospital will now become the central reference location point for all laboratories in Ras Al Khaimah. Pure Health added the facility to the UAE’s largest laboratory network under its operation.
Pure Health is a specialist in healthcare services and information technology, facilitating healthcare organisations run better. Pure Health partners with hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, healthcare suppliers, the Federal Government and others across the spectrum of care to build health facilities that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
Commenting on the lab installation, Mr. Gary Luke, Group Laboratory Manager at Pure Health, said; “We are pleased to introduce Siemens Aptio 2 Robotic Automation System in the region. This is one of the world’s latest laboratory technologies. Brining this to Obaidullah Hospital laboratory helps us expand our services to Ras Al Khaimah and the Northern emirates. We have chosen Ras Al Khaimah as a starting point for introducing this advanced technology, considering the location and space of Obaidullah Hospital. The management has been very supportive to bring the new technology to the hospital that would benefit their patients.”
“Citizens and families in the emirate will now have access to the highest quality diagnostic testing services. We understand the requirements for advanced medical care and this technology would add value to the healthcare delivery system in this region. Innovation in healthcare requires encouraging ambience and it is rewarding to watch our medical professionals create stellar examples in a constantly evolving world. We maintain an encouraging attitude towards the abundant innovations in the healthcare sector. Pure Health also provides solutions to improve operational and clinical performance of the diagnostic facility,” he added.
Dr Yousif Al Tair, Director of Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital, said, “We hope the new Siemens Robotic system furnished by Pure Health will immensely contribute to the healthcare sector Ras Al Khaimah, creating new avenues for quality care. As a leading healthcare service provider in the emirate, we meet the expectations of the residents.”
“The new Aptio Robotic Automation enables the lab to improve utilization of its resources, increase efficiency, accelerate processing, and achieve consistent and faster turnaround times. This would result in quicker and accurate patient results that physicians can make clinical decision with,” he added.
“In 2017, Pure Health has been awarded the operations of the labs under the UAE health ministry. This includes 82 plus labs across all the emirates. This move is initiated to improve the efficiency levels of the labs. Such a network will provide for the latest in lab technology solutions,” Mr. Luke said.
Pure Health is now driving the UAE health ministry’s digitalization programme to develop a unified medical and health record system for the country. This will enhance the health and wellbeing of the UAE population and reduce the cost of healthcare delivery in line with the UAE Vision 2021. The laboratories will play a key role in population health management through conducting screening programs to prevent healthcare risks, for the citizens and residents of the UAE.
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