420 – Patient engagement and interoperability. Rafic Habib, Clinovera

Talking HealthTech

420 – Patient engagement and interoperability. Rafic Habib, Clinovera

March 11, 2024

420 – Patient engagement and interoperability. Rafic Habib, Clinovera

In this episode of Talking HealthTech recorded from Hamilton Gardens in New Zealand, Peter Birch speaks with Rafic Habib, the managing director for Clinovera in the Asia Pacific. Rafic shares insights into his background in healthcare technology and the work that Clinovera does in the global engineering space. The discussion delves into topics such as patient engagement, interoperability, artificial intelligence (AI), and the challenges and opportunities in the healthcare technology sector.

Key Takeaways:

  • Rafic emphasises the importance of patient engagement and interoperability as crucial aspects of healthcare technology.
  • The discussion touches on how technology companies like Clinovera approach problem-solving, including building solutions from scratch or customising existing off-the-shelf solutions.
  • The episode highlights the significance of effective communication and documentation in the development of healthcare technology solutions, stressing the importance of spelling out ideas to ensure alignment between the vision and the developed product.
  • Rafic emphasises the role of readiness and clear project definition from the client’s end, stating that organisational readiness is crucial for successful collaboration.
  • The impact of emerging technology, governance, and security issues in healthcare technology, particularly in locations such as the UAE, and the need for data management balancing privacy, accessibility, and relevance is discussed.

Check out the episode and full show notes on the Talking HealthTech website..

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