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

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 20 Apr 2021

Wayne Miller, Zebra Technologies
How the pandemic is transforming healthcareArticle

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

Wayne Miller 15 Apr 2021

Workers at India’s biggest syringe manufacturer ramp up production in September 2020 in race to meet Covid-19 vaccine-driven demand. Photo by SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images
Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprintArticle

India has stepped up its global ambitions and foreign policy re-engagement with African countries in recent years. Its bilateral trade increased from $7.bn in 2001 to $63bn in 2017/18...

Dan Banik & Renu Modik 26 Mar 2021

Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitioners
Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitionersArticle

On 10 March, Henley Business School Africa will present the first class in a progressive, brand-new course that addresses both the realities of Covid-19 and the accelerated disruption of the digital age...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Feb 2021

South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloud
South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloudArticle

Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental...

Trent Odgers 17 Feb 2021

10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announced
10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announcedArticle

Meat Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear scooped first place in the Disability Empowerment Awards...

10 Feb 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sector
Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sectorArticle

The challenge for investors today is identifying those real estate sectors that are thriving in the current market environment and those...

Sherry Rexroad 29 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA
#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SAArticle

The rollout of 5G in South Africa's urban centres is likely to be one of the most significant technology events of 2021...

Samantha Naidoo 21 Jan 2021

Data is the key in the era of 5G
Data is the key in the era of 5GArticle

The cloud, the endpoint, the edge and now 5G are converging and changing the way we collaborate, connect and communicate. However, for telcos and operators, adapting to a 5G world can be a challenge...

Gerhard Fourie 14 Jan 2021

Paul Cox, MD, Essential Group of Companies
#BizTrends2021: The 3 prevalent influencers in healthcare in 2021Article

While no one could have predicted the way 2020 turned out, its impact will continue to be felt long into 2021, especially in the health space for obvious reasons...

Paul Cox 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Advertising and Covid-19
#BizTrends2021: Advertising and Covid-19Article

It is undeniable that the ongoing global pandemic has affected the advertising industry. It has upended the industry's current and future advertising campaign plans and prompted creatives to re-evaluate their strategies to better suit the changing landscape...

Sibusiso Sitole 29 Dec 2020

Shivani Ranchod, CEO and healthcare actuary, Percept
Window of opportunity for telemedicine innovation in SAArticle

Telemedicine is having its moment, thanks to Covid-19. Regulations have been temporarily relaxed, and digital innovation in the country is sky-high.

9 Dec 2020

Ronald Ravel
The tech developments that will thrive in a post-Covid-19 eraArticle

While 2020 produced few new technological or business developments, it certainly accelerated many technology trends already in motion. In 2021, we'll see these trends continue to take off at speed...

Ronald Ravel 8 Dec 2020

Ethical and legal guidelines for telemedicine
Ethical and legal guidelines for telemedicineArticle

In a world caught in the middle of the Covid-19 storm, telemedicine has proven its worth in the medical professional's toolkit this year...

Vanessa Rogers 25 Nov 2020

Paul Cox, MD, EssentialMed
Covid-19 exposes NHI fault linesArticle

Covid-19 has proven itself as a good trial run for the makings of a universal healthcare system, a glaring case study for why South Africa so desperately needs National Health Insurance (NHI)...

Paul Cox 5 Nov 2020

Measuring the true value of design thinking
Measuring the true value of design thinkingArticle

In the scramble to stay relevant, there's a growing number of companies looking to design thinking as a means of maintaining their competitive advantage...

Issued by How Might We 28 Oct 2020

National School of Government senior fellows announced
National School of Government senior fellows announcedArticle

Public Service and Administration Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has endorsed the appointment of three eminent former senior public servants as inaugural senior fellows of the National School of Government (NSG)...

27 Oct 2020

Don't miss this quality management webinar!
Don't miss this quality management webinar!Article

Only less than two weeks to go until Omnia Health Live Africa comes to your screens...

Issued by COHSASA 7 Oct 2020

The art of unlearning and reimagining
The art of unlearning and reimaginingArticle

Covid-19 is forcing us to have many conversations we probably should have initiated a long time ago. One of which is whether our education systems need to change...

Issued by SAICA 23 Sep 2020

This electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round gold objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Image: NIAID-RML (CC BY 2.0)
Covid-19: How a Cape Town project saved many livesArticle

At the height of the Covid-19 outbreak in the Western Cape, a project was implemented that saved lives, and has the potential to save many more...

Neal David 2 Sep 2020

6 steps to creating patient trust in telehealth
6 steps to creating patient trust in telehealthArticle

With Covid-19, came a flood of new telehealth (virtual consulting) healthcare solutions, exposing more patients to its benefits and features...

Neil Kinsley 28 Aug 2020

How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdown
How Dis-Chem customers changed their shopping behaviour during lockdownArticle

Dis-Chem said online sales grew 344% from 1 March to 15 August. "Covid-19 has matured the e-commerce environment and consumer adaption by 3 to 5 years," the group said...

26 Aug 2020

Factor 5G: The real value of mobile connectivity
Factor 5G: The real value of mobile connectivityArticle

It's not just about self-driving cars. It's people, access and change that define the true value of 5G...

Issued by Publishared 12 Aug 2020

Diabetes telemedicine gets booster shot from joint investment
Diabetes telemedicine gets booster shot from joint investmentArticle

AlphaCode, the fintech investment arm of Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI), and the local investment fund of Endeavor, a global entrepreneur network, have recently concluded a joint investment in Guidepost, a South African healthcare technology business specialising in telemedicine for diabetics...

5 Aug 2020

Kenya's internet balloons could help to bridge the digital divide
Kenya's internet balloons could help to bridge the digital divideArticle

Kenya has, in partnership with Google's sister firm Loon, launched a fleet of 35 internet balloons that will provide internet services to remote areas of the country...

Nixon Muganda 20 Jul 2020

Want a healthy bottom line? Keep reinventing your brand!
Want a healthy bottom line? Keep reinventing your brand!Article

In today's changing world it's imperative that a brand, even if it's on top, continually keeps pace with change and reinvents itself to cater for changing customer needs. Here, Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares three ways to ensure your healthcare brand does just that...

Issued by Cingulate 15 Jun 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 2]Article

The world is in the middle of a global pandemic that has resulted in national lockdowns, and a hard reset of society towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 4IR is happening faster than ever before...

Alan Knott-Craig 3 Jun 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

A health worker drags an electrocardiograph at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.
Michele SpatariI/AFP via Getty Images
How South Africa's health system could take a hit from pandemic lawsuitsArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads around the world, there's been an outpouring of gratitude and support for healthcare professionals...

Keymanthri Moodley & Anita Kleinsmidt 22 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on tech investing
The impact of Covid-19 on tech investingArticle

One of the positive impacts of Covid-19 on the global economy is that it is accelerating the pace of digital transformation within public and private organisations...

Gavin Reardon 7 May 2020

KardioMD Telehealth - medical help in your hands
KardioMD Telehealth - medical help in your handsArticle

In light of social distancing, patients are seeking alternative solutions to interacting with their doctors...

Issued by Cipla 29 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overviewArticle

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

Stephanie Esterhuyse, consultant, litigation practice, Bowmans.
Tech closes the distance between telemedicine and consentArticle

Covid-19 has exposed several contradictions in regulations about how healthcare professionals can practise telemedicine while still obtaining patients' informed consent - in writing, Technology has provided a solution...

20 Apr 2020

Free virtual medical consultations for all South Africans
Free virtual medical consultations for all South AfricansArticle

Bonitas Medical Fund announced that it has extended its free virtual medical consultations to all South Africans...

Issued by Bonitas 9 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

From CBD to 'catios' - 5 pet care trends for 2020
From CBD to 'catios' - 5 pet care trends for 2020Article

The pet care industry continues to grow at a rapid rate fuelled by a rise in pet parenting across the globe...

10 Feb 2020

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#BizTrends2020: Telemedicine makes healthcare more accessibleArticle

Forty-three percent of South Africa's population lives in rural regions, with just one physician responsible for 7,700 people, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). With limited options, telemedicine has the potential to make healthcare far more accessible, as technology evolves...

Helen Weber 6 Jan 2020

Lerato Mosiah, CEO: Health Funders Association
#BizTrends2020: The future of healthcare is nowArticle

Medical schemes in South Africa are facing a watershed moment with the imminent threat to their future role and overall existence under the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

Lerato Mosiah 6 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2019: HealthcareArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

16 Dec 2019

How automation unlocks human potential
How automation unlocks human potentialArticle

Those who worry that automation is going to upend our lives are forgetting that we already live in a largely automated world...

Mohammed Amin 4 Nov 2019

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Africa is ripe for investmentArticle

Even though economic growth is slowing globally, technology innovation is unlocking unparalleled opportunities for countries all over the world, especially in Africa....

Julien Fouriot 4 Oct 2019

Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertisingArticle

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

Leigh Andrews 19 Aug 2019

How IoT can change the face of healthcare
How IoT can change the face of healthcareArticle

The world's health facilities are straining under the pressure of ageing infrastructure and growing populations, particularly in South Africa...

8 Aug 2019

Introducing the e-patient
Introducing the e-patientArticle

Almost half the South African population has access to the internet, including 8-million Twitter users and 16-million Facebook users...

4 Apr 2019

AfricaOnline appoints new MD
AfricaOnline appoints new MDArticle

AfricaOnline, Ghana's ISP and a Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, has appointed Foster Plender as its managing director...

1 Apr 2019

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Ask Dr Google. The pros and cons of online diagnosisArticle

Pop symptoms of a headache into a search engine and it will come back with a myriad of diagnoses, varying from a sinus headache to a tumour...

1 Apr 2019

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Regulating telemedicine in South AfricaArticle

Telemedicine services will gain more traction and prominence in the South African healthcare environment in the coming months and years...

19 Mar 2019

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