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Medical doctors are making the transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practices

Developed and presented by Henley Business School Africa, the unique six-week course is designed to help medical doctors especially transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practices in the process...

Issued by Henley Business School 2 days ago

How the pandemic is transforming healthcare

Despite the many challenges of 2020, healthcare organisations have gained considerable insights and experience that will transform the sector well into the future...

By Wayne Miller 15 Apr 2021

Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UP

The University of Pretoria's Student Counselling Unit and DotModus designed and built a first-of-its-kind counselling chatbot for university students as part of their Student Counselling Unit-Bot (Scu-B) initiative...

Issued by DotModus 13 Apr 2021

'Frugal design' brings medical innovations to communities that lack resources during the pandemic

Dr Msandeni Chiume Kayuni found herself in the middle of a supply crisis as Covid-19 spread to Africa in April 2020...

By Rebecca Richards-Kortum & Theresa Mkandawire 31 Mar 2021

Effective management of water in dialysis augments better outcomes

Water is the foundation of life making it a perfect breeding ground for infection, microbial growth and antibiotic resistant pathogens. Water, also being the foundation for dialysis, plays the most important role for successful patient care...

Issued by GO Content Lab 3 Mar 2021

SA team take part in 24-hour global mixed reality surgical event

Professor Stephen Roche, head of the orthopaedics divisions at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and a team from Groote Schuur Hospital recently performed a mixed reality shoulder replacement surgery...

24 Feb 2021

Five principles that should guide future DNA 'editing' in South Africa

In recent years there have been several major innovations in genetics. One prominent example is Crispr-Cas9...,

By Bonginkosi Shozi & Marietjie Botes 16 Feb 2021

EMS drone rescue project in full swing

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Drone Rescue Project team was recently deployed to assist with the first drone rescue missions...

12 Feb 2021

Local #WomeninScience breaking barriers, adding value to scientific community

Sibongile Mongadi and Kathryn Malherbe have broken down barriers and added tremendous value to the scientific community with healthcare innovations...

11 Feb 2021

VR technology addresses cybersickness in nursing students

Immersive virtual reality (VR) is becoming an increasingly valuable tool for nursing students to hone their skills, but cybersickness can be a hindrance to some of them...

22 Jan 2021

AI changes the dynamics of healthcare

Globally, healthcare organisations have accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with the ones still implementing frameworks planning to go live within 24 months...

By Henry Adams 19 Jan 2021

Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions

Launched in February 2020, Play Zuri Health Limited is a mobile health service that delivers first level medical services to its users through their mobile devices via apps, WAP, and SMS...

By Papama Nyati 19 Jan 2021

Innovation bridges oxygen supply gap for Covid-19 patients

A portable and cost-effective device that delivers consistently high levels of oxygen to Covid-19 patients and helps keep their lungs from collapsing has been approved by the Sahpra...

12 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Healthcare innovation in 2021 and beyond

In a fast moving, high demand environment like healthcare services, keeping up with digital transformation can be overwhelming and thanks to the acceleration Covid-19 has created, adapting to the digital era requires a much faster shift towards a flexible and risk-taking mindset.

By Reynhardt Uys 8 Jan 2021

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