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#AfricaCom: AI's role in combatting inequalities in healthcare

Globally, the challenge of any healthcare system is to deliver consistent services across the board, whether it's in a big city or a rural setting...

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by 27 Sep 2019

Have your say on the NHI bill

The Portfolio Committee on Health has called on interested individuals and relevant stakeholders to submit written comments as well as indicate interest in making an oral submission on the National Health Insurance Bill [B11 - 2019]...

9 Sep 2019

Why separate insurance is important for a home-based practice

In a world where work environments are evolving, many healthcare professionals are setting home-based practices. This blurring of lines between personal and business roles and this can even extend into insurance planning...

5 Sep 2019

Hospital negligence not the cause of baby's brain damage - court

In the AN case, the Supreme Court of Appeal held that despite the failure by the All Saints Hospital to properly monitor the mother and foetus during delivery, this did not cause the brain damage to the baby which resulted from an unpreventable cause...

By Erwyn Durman 2 Sep 2019

#HASA2019: First do not harm limited by systems

While the human factor is causative in about 80% of avoidable adverse events and patient accidents, naming, blaming and shaming reduces patient safety to the mere avoidance of human error...

30 Aug 2019

Takeaways from the Limpopo medico-legal symposium

Norton Rose Fulbright recently presented at a medico-legal symposium hosted by the Health Professionals Group for the Limpopo Department of Health which was attended by approximately 100 medical professionals including dentists, surgeons, physiotherapists, nurses, and general practitioners...

By Erwyn Durman 27 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by 23 Jul 2019

How to heal medical culture

Proposed solutions for physician burnout often focus on getting doctors through their work days: helping them navigate increasing documentation requirements, for example, or offering strategies for strengthening their personal resilience.

By Amy Jeter Hansen 18 Jul 2019

Who is liable for unnecessary deaths due to EMS, ambulance crisis?

The current ambulance and EMS crisis in South Africa is making it less and less likely that patients will get the medical help they need in time. A critical shortage of ambulances is resulting in an unnecessary number of patients dying or suffering further harm due to delays and "no shows"...

26 Jun 2019

Insuring your practice against business interruptions

Any disruption to a business's operations will hurt its sustainability. For medical professionals, this risk is even more acute because a shutdown of operations could, in extreme cases, be a matter of life and death...

By Christiaan Steyn 24 Jun 2019