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In support of intensive government-backed efforts to further enhance the Saudi healthcare framework, the Saudi Ministry of Health (MoH) has partnered with HIMSS, a US-based non-profit organization advocating the optimal use of IT and management systems for advanced healthcare, in organizing the upcoming ‘Saudi Ministry of Health & HIMSS Middle East Conference and Exhibition.’ Taking place from April 30 to May 1, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh, the collaborative event will focus on healthcare IT integration and development.

CompuGroup Medical (CGM), the leading IT Healthcare solutions provider in the Middle East and Turkey and a Diamond Sponsor of the event , will showcase some of its industry-leading products such as CORTTEX and CNG, in addition to its new widely popular iPad application iCNG. During the MoH-HIMSS event, CGM will underscore the importance of equipping healthcare organizations with evolving and sustainable solutions that can ensure continuous Return on Investment while driving down Total Cost of Ownership.

Moreover, on the second day of the event, Dr. Ömer Hotomaroğlu, Senior Medical Applications Development Leader, CompuGroup Medical, will take part in an industry solution session during which he will give a presentation titled ‘From paper-based to computerized clinical information systems’.

“The Saudi Government looks to world-class healthcare as one of the pillars of the Kingdom’s long-term development. The MoH-HIMSS event is an ideal platform for promoting the importance of information technology in leading healthcare organizations to function optimally in their support of the health goals of the country. We are eager to learn about the latest technologies and practices as explained by some of the world’s top healthcare IT experts and also excited by the opportunity to share our own successful experiences in the field and our contributions to the Kingdom’s expanding healthcare IT sector,” said Mehmet Bilginsoy, Managing Director – Middle East, CompuGroup Medical.

“The MoH-HIMSS conference and exhibition is an organic, pioneering platform for interacting with existing and future healthcare IT partners, sharing expertise with leading global practitioners, and learning more about critical industry issues and trends. It will serve as a valuable learning opportunity for us to develop better solutions to boost the capabilities of Saudi healthcare entities,” added Thomas Reitmayr, Vice President - Business Development, CompuGroup Medical.

HIMSS has almost 50,000 individual members with more than two thirds working in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Its over 570 corporate members and more than 225 not-for-profit partner organizations share HIMSS’ mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems.

CompuGroup Medical also revealed that visitors to its stand during the upcoming event can enter a raffle draw to win an Apple iPad mini. The draw will be held during CGM’s industry solution session between 11:30 and 12:15 on May 1, 2013.



HIMSS Middle East Conference and Exhibition