Health Informatics

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Researcher Ibrahim Sabbah from the Health Informatics Graduate Program in Arab American University defended his thesis that was supervised by Prof. Mohammad Awad and Dr. Shahinaz Najjar. In his thesis that was entitled “Clinical Characteristics of the Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in Palestine” Ibrahim used the (descriptive analytical approach using artificial intelligence methods), and he classified the COVID-19 patients in terms of risk, using statistical methods and artificial intelligence algorithms.

This study is the first of its kind in Palestine, and the third globally that used the artificial intelligence algorithms to predict future patient status and behavior, and this will in turn help in serving the medical sector in Palestine to prepare for what is coming, from the strategic planning to resources distribution to increasing the capacity of hospitals and health facilities according to the health status of patients and their medical needs.

Monday, March 1, 2021
Students of the Master in Health Informatics in AAUP: the Health Data in Palestine Need to be Prepared in a Way to Benefit  Graduate Studies Students and Professors

Students of the Master in Health Informatics in Arab American University recommended that the health data in Palestine need to be qualified and prepared in a way to benefit students and professors of graduate studies.

Students presented their analysis of the data that they got from the Ministry of Health.

Mohammad Khatib and Alaa’ Abu Aisha presented analysis to data related to corona patients, especially the status of the patient (severe or normal) and the relation of the status to the blood type, age and gender.

Monday, May 20, 2019
The University hosts an expert in health economics in a lecture for the Master students entitled "Health Economics and Finance in Palestine"

The Faculty of Graduate Studies hosted the advisor in health economics of the Palestinian National Institute for Public Health, Dr. Mohammed Khalif, in a lecture entitled "Health Economics and Finance in Palestine".

Dr. Mohammed Khalif discussed the development of health financing for comprehensive health coverage, noting that he is highly interested in research in the areas of health technology assessment, economic evaluation, quality of life and palliative care.


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