Al Futtaim Health joins forces with Wolters Kluwer to deliver efficient evidence-based care to patients with UpToDate clinical decision support

Wolters Kluwer, Health, a global provider of healthcare technology, announced that Al-Futtaim Health has chosen UpToDateÒ – 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 centres 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.
 
About Wolters Kluwer 
Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the clinicians, nurses, accountants, lawyers, and tax, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services.


Wolters Kluwer reported 2020 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,200 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.


Wolters Kluwer provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers and students in effective decision-making and outcomes across healthcare. We support clinical effectiveness, learning and research, clinical surveillance and compliance, as well as data solutions. For more information about our solutions, visit.

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