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Tabuk: 4,071 Patients Served by Consulting Clinics of Healthcare Centers
21 December 2017
​According to Tabuk Health Affairs, over the past six months, the consulting clinics of healthcare centers served 4,071 patients, including 3,851 treated at the clinics, 212 referred to King Khalid Hospital, and 8 patients referred to King Fahad Specialist Hospital to complete their treatment. The statistics revealed that most patients were served by the pediatric clinic, with 3,050 children, while 751 by the dermatology clinic, 150 by ophthalmology clinic, and 120 patients by the internal medicine clinic.

On the other hand, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently launched the (e-health) App. to facilitate access to visual medical consultations on smartphones. In so doing, MOH seeks to employ cutting-edge technologies to enhance effective communication with service beneficiaries, and to provide them with the needed specialized medical consultations.


According to MOH, the first stage of the new App. will cover the Northern Borders, Asir, Tabuk, Jazan, Najran and Al-Jouf Health Affairs. The, the App will be used across the Kingdom, Allah Willing. .
The App. is designed to enable audio-video communication from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. during working days, and from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. Accordingly, users can login into the App., communicate directly with a specialist, and have their cases diagnosed through the App. Hence, the specialist can answer the users' inquiries, and provide the needed medical consultation and the necessary medical procedure.







 



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