Al Futtaim Health Hub opens first-of-its-kind Smart Clinic in Dubai

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  • Date: 23-May-2022
  • Source: Gulf News
  • Sector:Healthcare
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Al Futtaim Health Hub opens first-of-its-kind Smart Clinic in Dubai

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Dubai: Al Futtaim Health Hub launched its first Smart Clinic in Dubai on Monday. A unique interactive and digital innovation, this clinic will allow patients to go through guided medical examinations, virtually connect with the doctor, without having to leave the comfort of their homes. Introducing the first smart clinic on Monday, Dr Haidhar Saeed Al Yousuf, managing director of Al Futtaim Health, said, “The smart clinic is an extremely convenient option, especially for chronic patients to get an instant diagnosis and refill their prescriptions. It is the first of its kind to deliver quick, remote and good quality health care solutions at affordable prices to UAE residents, in the comfort on their homes.” If a first-time patient needs to register, he or she can come to the kiosk placed at designated public places in malls and community centres. Either one can scan the QR code at the door or the Emirates ID to register. Once the registration is done, the virtual assistant on the screen will ask for necessary documents, which could include diagnostic reports or prescriptions, insurance card, all of which can be scanned and uploaded. Once cleared, the resident can walk inside where a nurse will check