Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Healthcare is rolling-out a sustainable remote healthcare programme for senior citizens with chronic illnesses, it has been confirmed. This comes following a two-month trial that covered 4,351 patients aged 60 and above that’s now set to be extended to include approximately 12,000 patients in the emirate, who have conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
It also comes following the success of its remote care programme for COVID-19 patients in home isolation.
This latest initiative is a collaboration between Mubadala Healthcare providers – which include Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Healthpoint, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), and Amana Healthcare – and the Department of Health (DoH) Abu Dhabi, which is serving as the custodian of the project. Services offered include home healthcare visits, medication delivery, specialist teleconsultations, and phlebotomy services.
“This partnership with Mubadala Healthcare has benefits for individuals and the Abu Dhabi population as a whole, as it has been designed to further develop the management and treatment of chronic diseases and to minimise the risk of complications,” explained Jamal Mohammed Al Kaabi, Acting Under-Secretary of the DoH. “The remote care programme