“RAH@H- “Remotely Accessible Healthcare @ Home” is the project of King Saud Univeristy -The Largest university of KSA.
Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed is the Project Director of “RAH@H- “Remotely Accessible Healthcare @ Home”
Connected health or technology-enabled care (TEC) is the collective term for telecare, telehealth, telemedicine, mHealth, digital health and eHealth services. TEC involves the convergence of health technology, digital media and mobile devices and is increasingly seen as an integral part of the solution to many of the challenges facing the health, social care and wellness sectors, especially in enabling more effective integration of care.
Connected Health Model
A patient centric connected health model to improve healthcare outcomes through technology for virtual engagement, empowerment, monitoring and treatment.
The project revolves around the patient/community which is to be connected with the provider network through hardwares & softwares for 24 hours of the week i.e. 24/7.
The objective is the wellness & treatment through tools such as telemedicine, webinars, devices etc. in order to educate, empower, influence, monitor & treat the patients.
This project includes various specialties patients such as pregnant mothers with hypertension, pregnant mothers with gestational diabetes, cardiac patients & others too.
The outcomes this project wants to achieve are multiple including better nutrition of the patient, prevention of diseases & illness, better quality of life, satisfied & empowered patient, good behavior & attitude change, better compliance.