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Digital tool for critical medical decision making

Poor medical decisions do not only have an impact on patients' lives, but it also costs the healthcare sector billions of rand every year...

15 hours ago

Nine healthcare marketing mistakes to avoid

To grow your practice and to get the desired results out of your marketing efforts, you need to avoid these healthcare marketing mistakes...

By Pranjali Singh 10 Aug 2017

WP Blood app makes donating blood a cinch

The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) has launched an app called WP Blood to increase participation in blood donation...

17 Jul 2017

Data analytics and the changing face of industries

Never before have industries had the power to use information to enhance their products and services as they do today...

By Jacobus Eksteen 12 Jul 2017

How wearable tech can improve employee wellness

Technology is transforming employee wellness programmes. Gone are the days that nurses do the physical checkups for many European and US countries...

By Steven Howard 10 Jul 2017

Robotic pelvic floor prolapse - a first

The first pelvic floor prolapse repair using the da Vinci robot.at a South African hospital took place at Mediclinic Durbanville recently...

30 Jun 2017

SA polymer grabs artificial hand development

Southampton University is responsible for a considerable body of work in developing artificial limb...

27 Jun 2017

Medical device industry gets new ethics code

The new Medical Device Code of Ethical Marketing and Business Practice allows for self-regulation by the industry...

22 Jun 2017

New digital venture fund from Orange

Orange Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of €50m devoted to startups in Africa...

14 Jun 2017

Connecting the dots between diagnostic, admin and clinical systems

Healthcare services delivery in Africa needs to change, but no-one is quite certain how...

14 Jun 2017

General Electric appoints new CEO

NEW YORK, US: General Electric on Monday announced the departure of chief executive Jeff Immelt, who had made the risky bet of refocusing the American conglomerate on its industrial roots...

13 Jun 2017

Non-invasive scan for liver disease

In the past the only way to measure a liver's elasticity was through a biopsy...

12 Jun 2017

Healthcare at the click of a button

E-health innovations have the potential to change the lives of millions of people on the continent...

By Matthew Donen 23 May 2017

England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyberattack

Accident and emergency units in England were nearly back to normal after the last restrictions put in place following the global cyberattack were lifted...

18 May 2017

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International

Global Awards adds Pharma (Rx), Health & Wellness executive juries

Global Awards has added Pharma (Rx) and Health & Wellness executive juries to its award line-up. They will include award-winning chief creative officers and executive creative directors from prominent healthcare advertising agencies around the globe to judge submissions from each designation.

7 Aug 2017

US charges 412 people for health fraud

WASHINGTON - US authorities slapped 412 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals with fraud charges, many for overprescribing opioids that have stoked an expanding national addiction crisis.

14 Jul 2017

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