• Digital-Health-Conference-2020

Invited SpeakersProfile Details

Mohammed Alhefzi
Mohammed Alhefzi Dr. Alhefzi obtained his MBBS in 2012 from King Khalid University (Abha) and received his MSc with Merit in 2016 from Swansea University Medical School (UK) and was the first Saudi accredited physician to pursue Health Informatics as track specialization to be introduced as a part of the Preventive and Community Medicine Residency Program in the kingdom.

Biography

Dr. Alhefzi obtained his MBBS in 2012 from King Khalid University (Abha) and received his MSc with Merit in 2016 from Swansea University Medical School (UK) and was the first Saudi accredited physician to pursue Health Informatics as track specialization to be introduced as a part of the Preventive and Community Medicine Residency Program in the kingdom.

He currently is a Clinical Informatics champion at Epic EMR project in KFMC and member of the Electronic Medical Record leadership and management teams. As well as the Secretary-General for the Saudi Society of Preventive Health.

Prior to that he worked as the Director of Health Informatics Center at the SaudiCDC, while leading the surveillance teams to align with the national preventative health programs across the kingdom.

He is a strong advocate in utilizing healthcare technology, data science and analytics into clinical and public health practices, while applying the mindset of public health and preventative approaches at wide scales.

He was nominated as a member of the National Health Informatics Advisory Committee and the Saudi Health Informatics Competencies Framework Workgroup (Under Saudi Commission for Health Specialties). In 2019, he has been awarded Elseiver-Zimam Award for the best transformation project in eHealth Workforce Development Dubai, UAE. Since 2017, he had worked as Head of Clinical Informatics team at King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Dammam (KFSH-D) as well as, King Faisal Medical City for Southern Regions (KFMCity) and was the eHealth team lead for the newly introduced Model of Care in the 1st Health Cluster in the Eastern Province, responsible of digitizing the chronic diseases clinical pathways along with cross cutting systems of care.


All sessions by Mohammed Alhefzi

  • Day 1Monday, January 20th
Session 1 : Digital Health and vision 2030 (Chair Prof. Takashi Gojobori)
11:35 am

Healthcare Informatics: Towards the evolution of Personalized Care to Population Health Management

This session will touch base on the evolving role of healthcare informatics and how it will transform and reshape healthcare from current curative perspective towards prevention and managing large scale populations, with notion to the current transformative care delivery in our local context, to ensure seamless health and care starting from a personalized care extending to population health management.

Building 19, Hall 1 11:35 - 12:00 Details