Better communication between doctors and patients, better connectivity between doctors, enhanced options to detect and treat illnesses from the beginning and many more are the benefits seen in using smart healthcare services. With increasing uptake of smart wearable devices supporting health lifestyle and connectivity to cloud, computing and the healthcare industry, smart healthcare is a sector forecasted to experience a 60% growth over the coming two years. Numerous collaborations between private sector companies and health authorities or insurers are announced globally on an annual basis, supporting the market development expectations.

Value for Dubai

Healthcare is a pressing aspect in Dubai's agenda. Many aspects of smart healthcare systems could be well based on the extremely well developed ICT infrastructure in the city, as well as its high smart phone and internet penetration rates. Wireless accessibility to healthcare could boost the sector, and enable local facilities to remote-collaborate globally, therewith increasing their efficiency and impact significantly.