The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by 15 Oct 2018

NHI debate is stuck in the weeds

The National Health Insurance (NHI) is not a radical shift to dismantle a functioning system, but an opportunity to review two poorly functioning ones...

By Brian Ruff 4 Oct 2018

Sasa, Discovery Health roll out event-based contract model

An alternative reimbursement model has been launched that will benefit patients and encourage best practice among clinicians in the private healthcare sector...

5 Sep 2018

Private healthcare industry needs to change

The "startling costs" of South African private healthcare is at the heart of the Competition Commission's Health Market Inquiry (HMI) draft report released in July...

3 Sep 2018

Summit to discuss health challenges

A National Health Summit to discuss challenges faced by the health sector and the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) will be held in Gauteng on 19 and 20 October...

30 Aug 2018

New healthcare plan promises to overhaul South Africa's massively skewed system

Since 1994 South Africa has invested substantial resources in healthcare services. As a result, it's has made significant health gains...

By Russell Rensburg 28 Aug 2018

Radical transformation needed to achieve UHC

Technology, increased usage of community health workers, and rapid increases in healthcare financing are likely to be instrumental to achieving universal healthcare (UHC) in countries around the world...

27 Aug 2018

Quality healthcare must be for all

South Africa must move beyond the era of exclusively preserving quality healthcare for those with deep pockets, said President Cyril Ramaphosa...

27 Aug 2018

5 advantages of universal health coverage

The immense value that universal health coverage brings to a society is reflected by the fact that it is now included in the new Sustainable Development Goals...

16 Aug 2018

Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

If a service is provided by a company rather than government, this does not automatically mean a market is at work. The point is fairly obvious but has passed many in South Africa by...

By Steven Friedman 26 Jul 2018

Pharma's role in NHI

In its current form, the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) is by no means perfect and there remains a lot of uncertainty...

24 Jul 2018

Will HMI insights get lost in the rush to finalise healthcare laws?

Has the almost simultaneous release of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill and the provisional findings of the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) created an information overload?

23 Jul 2018

Comment on the NHI Bills presented by Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi

Bonitas Medical Fund welcomes the draft amendment Bill to the end that it aims to make healthcare more accessible...

Issued by Bonitas 3 Jul 2018

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