This Year’s GI­TEX High­lights Smart Cities and the Reimag­ines Pa­tient Care Pin­pay to Re­ceive $ 2.5 Mil­lion In­vest­ment from Frans­a­bank

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Gov­ern­ment lead­ers and tech­nol­ogy com­pa­nies will have an op­por­tu­nity at GI­TEX In­tel­li­gent Cities to ex­pe­ri­ence the next wave of in­no­va­tive and in­te­grated tech­nolo­gies that are al­ready help­ing cities around the world be­come more con­nected. Fur­ther­more, the Smart Dubai Of­fice is of­fer­ing a first-of-its-kind, true city ex­pe­ri­ence at GI­TEX this year, by bring­ing to­gether part­ners from public and pri­vate sec­tors. In ad­di­tion, the GI­TEX Tech­nol­ogy Week 2016 will fea­ture de­tailed cut­ting-edge health­care tech­nol­ogy of­fer­ings that save time on ad­min­is­tra­tion, re­duces the scope for hu­man er­ror, and means staff can fo­cus on pa­tient care. Star­tups are be­gin­ning to play a sig­nif­i­cant role in reimag­in­ing health­care. Ac­cord­ing to mar­ket in­tel­li­gence firm Trac­tica, the world is set to see a new wave in health­care wear­ables, with ship­ments grow­ing from 2.5 mil­lion units in 2016 to 97.6 mil­lion by 2021, and $ 18 bil­lion in rev­enue. The rapidly ex­pand­ing GCC health mar­ket will in­clude con­nected hos­pi­tals and health­care providers with wear­ables, ma­chine mon­i­tor­ing, and pa­tient record dig­i­ti­za­tion. The sys­tem in­cludes pa­tient wrist­bands with vi­tal in­for­ma­tion for nurs­ing staff, and the abil­ity for doc­tors to view digital pa­tient records from any­where at any time – in­clud­ing their homes.

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