The Chartis Group Plays Strategic Role in the Development and Launch of the Abu Dhabi Heath Information Exchange Platform

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 General News
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The HIE will initially connect 18 hospitals, 65 medical centers, and more than 3,500 physicians

CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Abu Dhabi Health Data Services, a new project company established as part

of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DoH) and Injazat Data Systems, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, recently launched the region's first Health Information Exchange system (HIE), a centralized platform to streamline healthcare connectivity for the Emirate. The system is known as "Malaffi" ("My file" in Arabic). The Chartis Group (Chartis), a consulting firm that provides comprehensive advisory services and analytics to the healthcare industry, supported the strategic ideation of the project, including the business case and plan, supporting on development of the policies and governance structure, clinical informatics structure and strategy, and HIE platform technology selection. Chartis was also the key strategic partner in the implementation, planning, execution and market rollout of Malaffi.

Atif Al Braiki, CEO of Malaffi stated, "Chartis played an integral part in ensuring Malaffi achieves the goals set out in the DoH's HIE Policy and that it operates at the highest industry standards, while ensuring participants are operationally ready for the new platform."

Tom Kiesau and Gregg Mohrmann, Chartis Directors and the HIE Project Co-Leaders stated, "Malaffi represents an enormously important step in the development of Abu Dhabi's digital health platform, positioning the Emirate as both a regional and global leader in healthcare's impending digital industrialization."

The HIE will connect more than 2,000 public and private healthcare providers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, delivering healthcare services to more than 3 million people, revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare. The safe and secure system will be a tool for physicians to make faster, more efficient medical decisions for patients, will reduce overutilization and duplication of healthcare services and will improve the quality of care and patient outcomes.

Initially, the HIE will connect six of Abu Dhabi's healthcare organizations including SEHA (Abu Dhabi Health Services Company), Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Imperial College Diabetes Center, Healthpoint, United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) group and Oasis Hospital, Al Ain. The participation of these organizations includes 18 hospitals and 65 medical centers and clinics, and more than 3,500 physicians and 8,300 nurses.

About The Chartis Group The Chartis GroupŪ (Chartis) provides comprehensive advisory services and analytics to the healthcare industry. With an unparalleled depth of expertise in strategic planning, performance excellence, informatics and technology, and health analytics, Chartis helps leading academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, children's hospitals and healthcare service organizations achieve transformative results. Chartis has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Minneapolis and San Francisco. For more information, visit

Contact: Jim Brown National Marketing Director The Chartis Group jbrown(at)chartis(dot)com +1 847-363-0375


SOURCE The Chartis Group

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