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PRIORITIES

7 Priorities for Healthcare Sector Improvement

Department of Health – Abu Dhabi has strategized 7 key priorities that underpin our goal of improving the well-being of Abu Dhabi residents through prevention and access to integrated, innovative, high-quality and cost-effective healthcare.

Integrated continuum of care for individuals

  • "Cradle-to-grave", the individual’s care throughout life;
  • Access to care (all types of care: ER, primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary, home, pre-hospital, rehabilitation, preventive measures/vaccination etc); this will reduce need for IPC;
  • Capacity planning – including rural areas in the Western and Eastern Regions;
  • Address healthcare issues specific to the Emiratis

Drive quality and safety as well as enhance patient experience

  • Track outcomes and processes from healthcare providers to drive quality improvement
  • Publish outcomes and processes once data is validated

Attract/retain/train workforce

  • Particularly Emiratis;
  • Encourage Research, Innovation, Education/Training

Emergency preparedness

  • The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has to be prepared at anytime for a major disaster or disease outbreak

Wellness and prevention public Health approach

  • Community initiatives to enhance wellness and awareness

Ensure value for money Sustainability of healthcare spend

  • The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has to be prepared at anytime for a major disaster or disease outbreak
  • Reduce waste;
  • Encourage Private Sector (“level playing field”);
  • Elimination of loss transfer for non-mandated healthcare provision;
  • Effective management of funded mandates;
  • Ensure appropriate reimbursement framework

Integrated Health Informatics and eHealth

  • Including Telemedicine
  • Tool to drive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 above

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