Healthcare clients in the Middle East face a perfect storm, which creates a unique opportunity for healthcare reform and development across the Region.
PwC takes a highly holistic approach to the health industries sector in the Middle East. We believe that health issues impact on a wide range of economic and functional aspects of any economy which go way beyond the traditional view that health means hospitals.
The key players in this view of the world are:
Whilst healthcare costs rise with a growing population, whom suffer at a young age from multiple long term conditions (e.g. strokes in 40s are common), and whom are increasingly demanding and tech savvy, the system is designed along 1950s western lines-large specialist hospitals able to deliver high cost care in episodes. And oil at 40 USD barrel seems to be here for some time. Meanwhile:
TBC 2020, Riyadh, KSA
The Global AI Summit, organized by the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA), is the world’s premier platform for dialogue that brings together stakeholders from public sector, academia and the private sector, including technology companies, investors, entrepreneurs and startups to shape the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI). PwC will be facilitating a Healthcare panel with global leaders and innovators in the space of AI in Healthcare.
TBC 2020, Doha, Qatar
AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20) is the first forum of its kind to take place in Qatar and will provide a platform for global and local industry leaders to connect, engage and share experience on how AI is transforming the health sector globally and what it means for Qatar to become a regional Centre of Excellence for AI in healthcare.
Middle East Health Industries Partner, PwC Middle East
Middle East Health IT Leader, PwC Middle East
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