Digital Health Conference


The Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has strategized the development of stronger eHealth and digital health techniques and practices to further strengthen their healthcare system. The goals are in line with enhancing the care for patients and to transform the delivery of healthcare to a world-class standard.

As a new addition to the Global Health Congress, the Digital Health Conference will explore real life case studies of digital health being used to enhance healthcare delivery in our day to day lives. With new technology and ideas increasingly being developed, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done to build on the infrastructure and innovation. This conference will cover the work that is being done in Saudi Arabia, as well as gain expertise knowledge from those based outside who have successfully implemented the concept of digital health into their practice. .  

Theme: IT and Health: Consumer Centre-ed Transformation

  • The increase of patient engagement with the implementation of digital health
  • Today’s and tomorrow’s digital health solutions
  • Transforming healthcare from a reactive to proactive approach toward safer care through HIT
  • CIO Panel Discussion: Broad map for patient centric care
Conference Chair:
  • Dr Amr Jamal, Associate Professor and Consultant Family Physician, College of Medicine, King Saud University Medical City, Board Member and Founding Member, Saudi Association for Health Informatics, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Tamara Sunbul, Strategic Planning, Performance Mgmt & Business Development Office, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Dhahran, KSA
  • Dr Osama Elhassan, Vice Chair, Emirates Health Informatics Society, Head, eHealth Section, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE
  • Mohammed Al Hajjy, Medical Informatics Specialist, Application & Health Informatic Services, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Manal Almalki, Leader, Health Informatics Competencies Framework Working Group, Saudi Commission for Health Specialities, Vice Dean, Faculty for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Jazan University, Jazan, KSA