Dr. Youssef Bassim

Chairman Of Digital Health Transformation Division

Dr. Youssef Bassim is an orthopedic surgeon, healthcare and HIT consultant who graduated from the American University of Beirut in 1998 and has been working as consultant orthopedic surgeon between Lebanon, Kuwait and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 25 years of experience in clinical practice. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and certified Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. In addition, Dr. Bassim has a combined master’s degree in Hospital & Healthcare Management from ESA (Lebanon) & Paris Diderot (France) Universities with a focus on Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) in addition to a Master in Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Technology from Dundee University. He is currently the chief operating officer (COO) at the university of Balamand and consultant to the President of the University for health affairs and the medical coordinator for the project “Balamand-Hayati against Corona”.

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Panel 6
September 26, 2023
11:00 am


26 September
Time:  11:00 am - 12:00 pm


By leading the digital transformation in healthcare, organizations can harness the potential of technology to deliver more efficient, patient-centered care and improve outcomes. They can shape a future healthcare ecosystem that embraces innovation and enhances the well-being of patients and communities.

This panel will shed light on the significant role of disruption in shaping the future of healthcare. It will explore how disruptive forces challenge traditional models, introduce innovative solutions, and drive transformative change.

Speakers from the United States and various Arab countries will share their experiences and insights on the future of healthcare with AI. They will discuss the immense potential of artificial intelligence in transforming various aspects of healthcare delivery, research, and patient outcomes.

The featured talks will delve into the power of data and its impact on decision-making, patient outcomes, and innovation. The discussions will also focus on how healthcare organizations can leverage digital tools and technologies to revolutionize care delivery, enhance patient experiences, and pave the way for a future where technology acts as a catalyst for improved health outcomes.

By bringing together diverse perspectives and experiences, this panel aims to inspire healthcare leaders and organizations to embrace digital transformation and seize the opportunities presented by AI and other emerging technologies.

It will provide valuable insights into the transformative potential of these technologies and highlight strategies for leveraging them effectively in healthcare settings. Ultimately, the goal is to foster a future where technology and innovation contribute to delivering higher quality, more accessible, and patient-centric care.

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