–       Internet of Things enables improved patient journeys through integrated smart technologies

norm-gilsdorf-president-honeywell-middle-east-russia-turkey-centrDubai, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 28, 2018 – As the Middle East’s healthcare sector continues to focus on leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) to drive world-class healthcare systems, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will showcase its latest ‘Connected Healthcare’ offering at Arab Health 2018 in support of this ambition. The event and congress will take place between 29 January – 01 February 2018 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Honeywell, a global leader in connected healthcare, delivers ‘Connected Hospital’, ‘Connected Clinician’ and ‘Connected Patient’ initiatives through IoT and software solutions that integrate infrastructure, systems, clinicians, and patients to enable better care.

The role of IoT and connectivity in the healthcare sector is more important than ever as governments across the Middle East implement initiatives to foster better healthcare for citizens and residents. According to Frost & Sullivan*, by 2025, IoT will generate economic benefits between USD 4 to 11 trillion globally. In the Middle East, the healthcare market in the region holds robust potential for IoT as new and existing healthcare facilities aim to be the most innovative and advanced.

Honeywell’s solutions are well positioned to support this quest for healthcare innovation with technologies such as non-invasive sensors for measuring vital signs and IP-based nurse call systems. There is also a major focus on better hygiene and medication management, alarm management and intelligent building automation systems for hospitals and clinics of all sizes.

Norm Gilsdorf, president, Honeywell, Middle East, Russia, Turkey & Central Asia said, “With more than 50 years of experience in hospital environments worldwide, Honeywell is committed to advancing the region’s healthcare sector by facilitating an improved patient experience and smoother hospital operations, through the power of IoT. Our connected healthcare solutions further integrate automated workflow solutions through more effective data management, minimizing errors and increasing productivity for clinicians and hospitals, while improving the health outcomes and experience of patients.”

Visitors to Honeywell’s stand at Arab Health 2018 will be able to see how its solutions support its ‘Connected Hospital’, ‘Connected Clinician’ and ‘Connected Patient’ initiatives. Solutions will include:

  • Nurse Call Systems – Systevo Call Ackermann, the innovative system transmits personalized alarms, documents calls and escalates alarms on several levels to ensure that patients are kept safe.
  • Infant Protection System – Systevo Guard radio frequency (RF) identification is employed when the safety of infants is a top priority. Intelligent transponders allow reliable, discreet and contactless identification and localization.
  • Mobile Workflow Solutions for Alarm  Hygiene – and Medication Management – Systevo Mobile systems allow for positive patient ID and improved care delivery.

Visit Honeywell at the Arab Health 2018 at Stand # Z3B09Za’abeel Hall 3Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2018, for more information on the company’s healthcare technology and expertise.

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