Abu Dhabi to host healthcare AI conference

Summit will discuss the future role of artificial intelligence in medical sector

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Abu Dhabi to host healthcare AI conference The International Artificial Intelligence in Medical Sector Summit will discuss the role of AI in healthcare.
By  Mark Sutton Published  February 18, 2018

Abu Dhabi will host a conference to discuss artificial intelligence in the healthcare sector, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has announced.

The International Artificial Intelligence in Medical Sector Summit will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council. The event will discuss the role of AI in healthcare and smart technology solutions.

SEHA will organise the summit, which will take place in the second half of this year.

The Summit will bring together a range of experts, specialists, decision-makers and policy-makers in all medical fields along with the participation of a group of ministers, international experts and personalities from the field of medical technology in various countries.

The Summit crowns the continuous efforts and in-depth studies that provide Abu Dhabi with a prominent position in the medical, scientific and technological fields, Sheikh Hazza said.

"We are also confident of the positive impact resulting from adopting artificial intelligence in medical practices and meeting the growing needs of Abu Dhabi," he added.

The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is organising this Summit as a step to promote interactive dialogue and brainstorming on the role of artificial intelligence in future healthcare leadership, and leading to new solutions driven by advanced smart technology that will support the development of the health sector.

Dr. Matar Al Darmaki, CEO, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) said: "The Summit on artificial intelligence in the medical sector represents a strong push towards improving the quality and efficiency of the UAE health sector in line with the wise directives of the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow up of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, to provide the best international medical practices and ideal healthcare for Emiratis and expatriate residents as well as enhancing Abu Dhabi's reputation as a global hub in the health sector."

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