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BBC Interview with Dr. Mussaad Al-Razouki

Please find attached the latest Kleos press release containing commentary by Dr. Mussaad Al-Razouki, Chief Executive Officer of Kleos Healthcare Corporation, on the recent ramp up of hospital infrastructure in Abu Dhabi vis a vis the new Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19528453 The Kleos contribution starts at the 2:20...

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BBC Interview with Ms Nadia Karam, Director, Kleos Health Innovation Institute

Please find attached the latest Kleos press release containing commentary by Ms Nadia Karam, the Director of the Kleos Heath Innovation Institute, on the “twin epidemics of obesity and diabetes” in Kuwait. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19027642 The Kleos contribution starts at the 1:30 mark.      

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Health Insurance Tomorrow: A View from Marrakech

By: Dr. Finn Göldner finn.goldner@gmail.com Finn on Health Finance This past week, the insurance industry in the Arab world convened in Marrakech to discuss the state of their industry. Having just returned from Morocco after having had the chance to talk to leading executives about the state of the health insurance industry in particular, I wanted to give my personal reflection on some of these discussions as they relate to some very fundamental questions about the value of private health insurance. Health insurance has been a real growth business in the region Take the Gulf states...

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Tweeting During Surgery: Education or Voyeurism?

  By: Elizabeth Ziemba, President Medical Tourism Training Inc. eziemba@medicaltourismtraining.com   Prestigious international medical centers including the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute, Ohio State University Medical Center, and Houston’s Memorial Hermann Hospital have all tweeted surgical procedures promoting the educational benefits of this use of the social media platform, Twitter. Is the sole purpose of this trend educational? Let’s take a closer look at a few examples to dissect the impact of tweeting during surgery.   Early Tweeting In April...

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Bringing Magnet Nursing to the Middle East

  By: Gladys Mouro, RN, MSN, PhD (H) gladysmouro@gmail.com The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® granted the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) its prestigious Magnet® designation on June 23, 2009.   The Magnet program recognizes nursing excellence “in the delivery of care to patients, promoting quality health care services in an environment that supports professional nursing practice, and providing a mechanism for the dissemination of best practices in nursing services.”The magnet program is used by...

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“Nurse Clinician” – A New Model for Comprehensive Geriatric Nursing

By: Juergen Bludau MD*, Georgann Weissman MPS, MS, ARNP** *Chief and Director of Geriatric Clinical Services, Division of Aging, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Member of the Scientific Council, Gerontological-Economic Research Organization (GERO), Kreuzlingen, Switzerland **Consulting HQ, Sole Proprietor, West Palm Beach, Florida Adjunct Faculty, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton,...

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