South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions do not have the budget needed to implement progressive e-health strategies, such as collating patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner...
Shiraaz Joosub 16 Sep 2020
Artificial intelligence is hard at work crunching health data to improve diagnostics and help doctors make better decisions for their patients. But...
Patricia Hannon 4 Apr 2018
Ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act requires that all employees have a full medical, including alcohol and drug testing, when they join the company...
Rhys Evans 20 Jul 2015
Metrofile Records Management has donated its MetroFiler onsite management solution software, two desktop computers and a printer to assist with their records management processes...
9 Jan 2015
Despite new technologies enabling electronic storage of information, 90% of local businesses are still storing documents in paper format, according to a study released by JSE-listed storage management company Metrofile.
Thabiso Mochiko 16 Jul 2014
The enactment of the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Bill now requires organisations to establish appropriate policies and procedures to protect the various forms of data that are part of their business operations. Failure to comply with this bill is a criminal offence and directors could face hefty fines or even imprisonment.
25 Jun 2012
Preserv8TM, an e-mail archive retention and messaging platform developed and introduced by Integr8 IS, has officially met with the full legal requirements that are relevant to electronic communication management in South Africa.
23 Jan 2008
Doctors and lawyers generate huge amounts of electronic records and are under increasing regulatory and legal scrutiny. With recent changes to the Federal Rules to Civil Procedure, courts are requiring solo law practitioners and large practices alike to become litigation-ready and establish the integrity of their electronic records over their retention periods and throughout their chain of custody.
19 Jul 2007
An electronic document management and workflow solution has been launched in Uganda by the Tanzanian-based company COSEKE.
David Muwanga 11 Jun 2007
Adobe intends to release the full Portable Document Format (PDF) 1.7 specification to AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, for the purpose of publication by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), the company announced last week.
5 Feb 2007
It may be one of the more convenient and most accessible means of modern communication, but the reality of engaging in corporate email communication is effective management and adherence to legislation. Email has grown to the extent that it is far more than a mere practical way to digitally interact. This established medium in society is widely considered to be, first and foremost, a critical business tool.
Robert Sussman 13 Nov 2006