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Natasha Gulati, digital health research manager, Frost & Sullivan
#BizTrends2018: Why healthcare cloud solutions are going to skyrocket

An industry-wide demand to use data to improve system efficiency, deliver value-based care and enable productive collaborations is driving investment in cloud solutions...

10 Jan 2018

Dr Brian Ruff
#BizTrends2018: Private healthcare in SA - continued decline and a solution

We entered 2017 reeling from a series of double-digit medical insurance premium hikes...

By Dr Brian Ruff 10 Jan 2018

Dr Howard Manyonga, head of The Birthing Team
#BizTrends2018: Making obstetrics a team sport

Maternity services in the private sector are in crisis, with many obstetricians leaving active practice and fewer medical graduates opting to specialise in the field...

By Dr Howard Manyonga 9 Jan 2018

Tumelo Mojapelo, head of content at Flux Trends Analysis
#BizTrends2018: Mind, body and soul - holistic health is the theme of the year

Last year saw all things focused on wellness go mainstream as the public became aware of the benefits of being physically fit and healthy...

By Tumelo Mojapelo 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Plastic surgery and the power of social media
#BizTrends2018: Plastic surgery and the power of social media

If we talk about trends in plastic surgery we have to talk about social media...

By Frank Graewe 8 Jan 2018

Dr Dumisani Bomela, CEO of the Hospital Association of South Africa
#BizTrends2018: Let us lay myths to rest and get on with healthcare provision

At the Hospital Association of South Africa (Hasa) 2017 Conference last year, two private hospital chief executives and the head of the largest medical funder in the country laid to rest the myth that the private sector is implacably opposed to universal healthcare.

By Dr Dumisani Bomela 8 Jan 2018

Sunil Kenth
#BizTrends2018: Five data trends that are influencing healthcare

Technology, data, computing and human power can provide answers for challenges in the healthcare sector, some of which haven't even been thought of yet, as well as offering opportunities for success...

8 Jan 2018

Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations
Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 28 Apr 2017

#BizTrends2017: Six game-changers in the modern world of medicine
#BizTrends2017: Six game-changers in the modern world of medicine

It's quite fascinating to consider just how much medical technology has changed in the past two decades or so...

By Surike Viviers 10 Jan 2017

Dr Ronnie van der Merwe
#BizTrends2017: Understanding and introducing innovation

Mediclinic believes it is important that there is meaningful scientific data to support new technologies...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Access to quality, affordable healthcare is the goal
#BizTrends2017: Access to quality, affordable healthcare is the goal

Cost containment, managed healthcare and technology are where healthcare is going in 2017...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Sustainability requires innovation
#BizTrends2017: Sustainability requires innovation

In the next decade the South African healthcare industry will look very different...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The changing face of healthcare
#BizTrends2017: The changing face of healthcare

Four trends in the healthcare industry or 2017, which will have an impact on how we run medical aid companies and how people use them...

By Jeremy Yatt 9 Jan 2017

What's trending in BizTrends2017?
What's trending in BizTrends2017?

Not only are Bizcommunity's BizTrends reports a respected resource for local and global audiences on par with leading research organisations, but they also enjoy above-average engagement...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Dec 2016

[BizTrends 2016] High-end anti-ageing without the surgery
[BizTrends 2016] High-end anti-ageing without the surgery

Skincare trends for 2016 involve safer, more effective combination treatments with less down-time: mesotherapy, peelings and the cosmoceuticals are likely to be big this year...

By Ana Engelbrecht 18 Jan 2016