(MENAFN - Arab News) Schneider electric a global specialist in energy management is set to showcase its leadership in intelligent health care solutions at the second saudi forum for planning and design of hospitals.
at the three-day forum that will run from april 22-24 schneider electric will present in the hospital of the future session focusing on how an intelligent health care facilities infrastructure helps face the challenges of today and tomorrow in hospitals.
the forum is being held under the auspices of the ministry of health and the saudi umran society an association of saudi health care architects. this year's forum themed constants and variables in hospitals planning and design will take place at the ritz carlton hotel in riyadh.
speaking ahead of the forum yves renaud marketing director health care solutions schneider electric said: 'globally the demand on health care systems is increasing exponentially with populations registering unprecedented growth. this places enormous pressure on health care providrs in terms of financials hospital productivity patient safety and satisfaction and management of the physical building itself.
'in this scenario building a hospital becomes even more daunting. hospitals need to meet the challenges and ensure superior patient care that is sustainable. all this requires behind the scenes work and it plays an important role that significantly impacts the infrastructure of healthcare facilities. health care solutions now need to be integrated so that the advances of ict and other mobility solutions are incorporated into the holistic offering of hospital build."
the forum will feature an exhibition on the sidelines that will witness schneider electric demonstrating its ecostruxure solution for health care.
talal abdulaziz al-sehli health care segment manager schneider electric saudi arabia said: 'we are well placed to provide end-to-end solutions with best-in-class software and hardware to for healthcare organizations to improve their business performance and increase energy savings."