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Shiraaz Joosub, healthcare sales executive,T-Systems South Africa
Sustainable interoperability is key to quality integrated public healthcare in South AfricaArticle

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

Kumar Uptal
Three strategies to streamline healthcare in SAArticle

Most people have heard stories about inefficiencies, unexpected costs or redundant re-testing while visiting medical facilities across the globe...

Kumar Utpal 13 Aug 2020

Partnerships in times of crisis
Partnerships in times of crisisArticle

The current global crisis has highlighted a number of areas, from the need for efficient information management to the need for accurate data gathering for faster medical response...

Amrote Abdella 26 May 2020

The difference between backup and archiving
The difference between backup and archivingArticle

No business today, irrespective of size, can survive for long without access to their data...

Chris de Bruyn 28 Apr 2020

Digital transformation in Africa
Digital transformation in AfricaArticle

IDC defines Digital Transformation (DX) as applying new technologies to radically change processes, customer experience, and value...

Mark Walker 17 Mar 2020

Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand
Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on DemandArticle

Struggling with admin, patient bookings, and general time management? You don't need to, when one software suite can solve it all...

Issued by Microsoft 2 Dec 2019

Frank Hester, CEO, TPP Healthcare
#AfricaCom: AI's role in combatting inequalities in healthcareArticle

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...

Nicci Botha 14 Nov 2019

Netcare is one of three hospital groups found to dominated the facilities market. Shutterstock
How a lack of competition in South Africa's private health sector hurts consumersArticle

An extensive inquiry into South Africa's health market was recently concluded - the first ever process in the country that involved gathering evidence and then studying the private healthcare market from the perspective of competition and competition law...

1 Nov 2019

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#HASA2019: Keeping hackers out of healthcareArticle

While technology has tremendous potential to improve clinical outcomes and reduce cost, it also has a dark side...

28 Aug 2019

Dr Tapiwa Chiwewe, research manager for IBM Research, South Africa
#HASA2019: AI is a game changer in attaining universal health coverageArticle

Artificial intelligence (AI) has tremendous potential for reaching the universal health coverage goal of access to quality healthcare, not only in South Africa, but also the rest of the contintent....

28 Aug 2019

#BizTrends2019: South African cybersecurity trends for 2019
#BizTrends2019: South African cybersecurity trends for 2019Article

As we enter the new year, it's worth taking stock of the opportunities - and the likely cybersecurity threats - lying ahead...

Brian Pinnock 7 Jan 2019

Boris Dzhingarov
Hacked medical devices: The next big security concernArticle

As long as there have been opportunities, there have been opportunists looking to exploit them. The old-school con man has evolved into the modern hacker, and hacking has been through many different permutations in the last few decades.

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Dec 2018

Clinics manage hypertension patients better when more hands are on deck
Clinics manage hypertension patients better when more hands are on deckArticle

South Africa's clinic based health system was originally created to provide primary care services like maternal and child care and care for acute conditions such as pneumonia or malaria...

5 Jul 2018

Gauteng Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa
Gauteng Health taking lessons from Life EsidimeniArticle

Gauteng Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa said the department is taking lessons from the Life Esidimeni tragedy, which claimed the lives of over 130 mental health patients...

13 Jun 2018

Eastern Cape Health MEC, Helen August-Sauls
EC Health's plan to deal with medical lawsuitsArticle

The Eastern Cape is implementing a multi-pronged strategy to help tackle medico legal claims that have cost the province just over R1bn over the past few years...

13 Jun 2018

Digital is the way to go for hospitals
Digital is the way to go for hospitalsArticle

To patients, hospitals are regarded as sanctums of healing, but the truth is private sector facilities must also be sustainable businesses...

Peter Mills 6 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Welcoming a new era of availability
#BizTrends2018: Welcoming a new era of availabilityArticle

From end-users, all the way through to enterprise-size businesses; virtualisation (and its associated impact on availability) will reach a tipping point and become standard business practice...

Claude Schuck 19 Jan 2018

(L-R): Magnus von Knebel Doeberitz, Medical Director, Department of Applied Tumor Biology, Institute of Pathology,Heidelberg University Hospital; Elkanah Omenge Orang'o of Moi University, Nairobi; and Hermann Bussmann, Research Associate, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
How design thinking can save livesArticle

Technology, design thinking, powers life-saving innovation in cancer screening for developing countries...

30 Mar 2017

Professor Magnus Knebel von Doeberitz, medical director, University of Heidelberg, Dr Omenge Orango’o, Moi University Nairobi and Dr Gilbert Saggia, SAP Africa’s managing director: East Africa
Cervical cancer screening goes high tech in AfricaArticle

When technology, medical research and local knowledge converge, it provides an opportunity to beat one of the leading killers of African women...

28 Mar 2017

SafeCare standards re-accredited by ISQua
SafeCare standards re-accredited by ISQuaArticle

SafeCare provides healthcare clinics with the option to improve care for their patients with quality improvement standards they can comply with even under restricted conditions...

Issued by COHSASA 10 Mar 2017

Tech could be the answer to levelling the access-to-healthcare playing field
Tech could be the answer to levelling the access-to-healthcare playing fieldArticle

We so often hear stories of the hardships associated with accessibility to high quality healthcare, but the IoT could fix all that... .

Cathy Smith 8 Dec 2016

NHI and #FeesMustFall are symptoms of the same malady
NHI and #FeesMustFall are symptoms of the same maladyArticle

The NHI process and the #FeesMustFall campaign are the same side of the coin rather than diametrically opposed initiatives. ..

24 Oct 2016

Managing patient information - the answer is simplification
Managing patient information - the answer is simplificationArticle

Patients have the right to access their medical records, putting pressure on healthcare institutions to come up with integrated data management processes...

Monty Zarrouk 17 Oct 2016

Securing the connected hospital: making strides in patient care
Securing the connected hospital: making strides in patient careArticle

The internet of things and pervasive connectivity are changing the risk profile of hospitals, but simultaneously present improved productivity and patient care opportunities...

Paul Williams 10 Aug 2016

Roll out of e-records to benefit public health patients
Roll out of e-records to benefit public health patientsArticle

Now healthcare workers in Johannesburg can use technology to improve service delivery, reduce clinic waiting times, improve patient record keeping and ultimately improve patient well-being...

24 Jun 2016

"Quality Champion" carries forward his mission
"Quality Champion" carries forward his missionArticle

Jan Pienaar is what COHSASA likes to call a "Quality Champion". It means he knows what quality improvement in health is about, he knows how to implement it and he has been successful at it...

Issued by COHSASA 25 Apr 2016

Amazon puts roots in SA
Amazon puts roots in SAArticle

While global online retail company Amazon.com widens its net with online food shopping and walk-in bookstores, its web services division is making inroads in South Africa...

2 Mar 2016

Pharmaceutical labelling: multiple languages, one solution
Pharmaceutical labelling: multiple languages, one solutionArticle

The pharmaceutical and healthcare industry faces a range of packaging and labelling challenges, from protecting sensitive biopharmaceuticals to preventing counterfeiting. One major hurdle is catering for multi-national markets...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 Dec 2015

Three ways businesses can utilise Big Data
Three ways businesses can utilise Big DataArticle

The 'new' virtual data sharing world started quite a while ago among researchers in a variety of fields. Intellectual data sharing comes in the form of research

Daphne Stanford 25 Aug 2015

Medical transcription services for cardiologists and accurate records
Medical transcription services for cardiologists and accurate recordsArticle

AHMEDABAD, INDIA: Ask any medical professional about the significance of accurate medical records and they can lecture you for hours...

Ritesh Sanghani 17 Mar 2015

Continuous industry risks for South Africa healthcareArticle

Healthcare companies need to pay special attention to business continuity, as their businesses deal directly with human life and these companies and facilities in South Africa carry many risks similar to those faced by their global peers...

17 Feb 2015

Medical staff and patients demand Wi-Fi access in hospitals
Medical staff and patients demand Wi-Fi access in hospitalsArticle

Wi-Fi networks designed specifically for hospital use are catching on around the world, as both staff and patients see the multiple benefits of secure network access, said Networks Unlimited.

15 Oct 2014

Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programme
Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programmeArticle

In a first for Africa, Groote Schuur Hospital is launching an innovation programme to catalyse a new approach to improving public healthcare...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Oct 2014

Samsung launches the Telemedicine centre application
Samsung launches the Telemedicine centre applicationArticle

Samsung Electronics has launched the Telemedicine centre application, helping to connect rural communities to specialised healthcare professionals

24 Oct 2013

Impact of new Bill on confidentiality of medical recordsArticle

Information about a person's health and health care is generally considered to be highly sensitive and personal, therefore deserving of the strongest protection under the law. This is according to Simone Gill, director in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr business law firm.

31 Aug 2012

Confidentiality of medical records - know what's lawful
Confidentiality of medical records - know what's lawfulArticle

Information about a person's health and health care is generally considered to be highly sensitive and personal, therefore deserving of the strongest protection under the law. This is according to Simone Gill, director in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr business law firm.

30 Aug 2012

iPads show the way forward for medical imaging
iPads show the way forward for medical imagingArticle

Tablet computers such as the iPad are becoming more and more popular, but new research from the University of Sydney means they could soon be used in hospitals as a tool for doctors to view medical imaging.

21 Feb 2012

Multi-disciplinary approach increases breast cancer survival rate: StudyArticle

Advances in screening for disease detection, better surgical techniques available to more women, and an increased number of therapies that reduce the risk of relapse in patients with both locally advanced and early stage disease, have collectively contributed to dramatic improvements in breast cancer's survival rates, according to a review of 60 years of patient records at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre.

30 Sep 2010

Meningitis sees hospitals flooded with anxious patientsArticle

A spate of meningitis deaths across South Africa has led to a sharp upsurge of patients calling at doctors, hospitals and clinics demanding treatment for claimed symptoms.

8 Apr 2009

One step closer to the omniscient clinicianArticle

Clinical decision support tools set to fundamentally change the way medicine is practised; clinical Intelligence will be the next trend in Clinical Decision Support technology.

Christine Chang 24 Jul 2008

Automation of medical transcription is driving growth in speech recognitionArticle

A new report by independent market analyst Datamonitor discusses speech recognition and its use in the medical industry for transcription and dictation.

Aphrodite Brinsmead 27 Jun 2008

Wireless to take healthcare out of hospitalsArticle

Hospitals in the US and Europe are increasingly using wireless technology to automate patient care and back office processes.

15 May 2008

Company news: Intel Technology supports the Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour safetyArticle

The organisers of The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour are deploying Intel technology to support the health and safety of riders at this year's race.

Issued by A-Plus Communications 5 Mar 2008

Private health fees should reflect CPIXArticle

Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang has urged the private health industry to ensure their tariff increases reflect the Consumer Price Index (CPIX) for the previous financial year.

Gabi Khumalo 3 Mar 2008

Mobility solutions not priority for enterprisesArticle

LONDON: Growth in the enterprise mobility market has been slower than anticipated, a new report by independent market analyst Datamonitor reveals. Although there are many planned investments across the surveyed regions and industries, the market is beginning to saturate in some geographic regions.

9 Nov 2007

Industry news: Technology to prevent diseaseArticle

e-healthcare has the solutions to deliver improved healthcare at lower cost.

Issued by Lara Opperman: Redline 11 Jul 2007

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