Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli on Empowering Patients Through Technology

Episode 13

In our latest Trail Blazers episode, we are joined by Dr Mohammed Al-Ubaydli, CEO and founder of the world’s largest personal health records company, Patients Know Best.

Every month, 100,000 people register for Patients Know Best and their customers release 20 million test results through the company, accumulating to 4 million registered users this year.

Dr Mohammed Al-Ubaydli founded Patients Know Best in 2008 based on his experience as a physician, programmer and patient and his team created the world's first patient-controlled medical records system. A portal for patients. 

In this episode, we delve into the groundbreaking advancements in digital healthcare, focusing on making medical records easily accessible for everyone. 

Our journey starts with an in-depth discussion on navigating the digital landscape of healthcare, emphasising the importance of managing patient safety and well-being.


Key highlights in this episode:

Navigating Digital Healthcare Data

  • Learn how Patients Know Best are reshaping the way they interact with healthcare data to ensure it’s beneficial for all.

Incremental Changes and System-Wide Impact 

  • Discover how small, consistent improvements have revolutionised the system.

Focus on Vulnerable Patients 

  • Explore Patients Knows Best’s commitment to accessibility, including support for 22 different languages, screen readers, and special provisions for vulnerable populations, such as children with seizures.

Accessibility Features Overview 

  • A rundown of the features designed to make healthcare more accessible for everyone.

Innovations and Patient Involvement 

  • Discussing the latest innovations and the evolving role of patients as active participants in their healthcare.

Exciting Updates 

  • Starting June, Patients Know Best are enabling access to anyone’s patient records, enhancing personalised care with smart reminders for conditions like diabetes and prostate cancer.

Technological Advancements

  • From smart health devices to AI detecting Parkinson’s disease early, see how technology is transforming healthcare.

AI and Machine Learning Conversations 

  • The potential and ethical considerations of AI in healthcare, highlighting the importance of using technology for good.

Challenges and Future Plans

  • Addressing the need for a productivity shift to sustain universal healthcare coverage and our vision for global expansion, starting with the Gulf and Asia.

Patient Impact Stories 

  • Real-life examples of how access to information empowers patients to manage their health more effectively and affordably.

Global Changes and Legal Complexities 

  • Overcoming legal hurdles and the significant breakthrough in 2015 that paved the way for scaling our solutions.

Digital Confidence and Literacy

  • The critical role of digital confidence among patients and medical professionals in the successful implementation of digital healthcare solutions.

Join us as we explore the future of healthcare, aiming to bring these innovations to everyone around the world. Discover how this transformation is not just about technology but also about empowering individuals and communities for a healthier future.

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