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South Africa gets a new mammography system and upgraded MRI

December 1, 2018 • Healthcare, Southern AfricaComments (0)

South Africa’s National Radiology Services Incorporated (NRS) at the Netcare Waterfall City Private Hospital has launched the new Senographe Pristina mammography system, designed to make breast screening more comfortable and inviting for patients. NRS Inc also launched its upgraded SIGNA Explorer G2 MRI, which will offer increased diagnostic quality,...

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African Healthcare Portal launches in South Africa

African Healthcare Portal launches in South Africa

November 30, 2018 • Healthcare, SponsoredComments (1)

Trishula Pathways, a South African based Healthcare technology firm launched their flagship product known as the African Healthcare Portal, on the 22nd of November at the JoziHub event space in Milpark, Johannesburg. The portal is the brain child of Trishula...

Samsung combines medical imaging and AI for radiologists

Samsung combines medical imaging and AI for radiologists

November 29, 2018 • HealthcareComments (0)

Samsung, a leader in medical imaging technology, is showcasing its latest Ultrasound, Digital Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) concept and their software innovations at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

Korean Telecom to use Big Data to prevent diseases in Ghana

Korean Telecom to use Big Data to prevent diseases in Ghana

November 24, 2018 • Healthcare, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Korean Telecom to use Big Data to prevent diseases in Ghana

South Korea’s telecommunications company, KT, has signed an agreement on the use of Big Data in preventing infectious diseases with the Ghana Health Service. Attendees at the signing ceremony in Accra, Ghana, included Yoon Jong-Jin, KT’s senior...

Top 10 Healthcare apps

Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

November 23, 2018 • Healthcare, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

When you buy a smartphone you are not just buying a device that can cater for keeping in contact with friends and family, but you are also opening yourself up to a world of possibilities when it comes to apps. With mobile phones evolving constantly, we now...

Interview: Nneile Nkholise, Managing Director at iMed Tech

November 12, 2018 • Healthcare, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Nneile Nkholise, Managing Director at iMed Tech

iMed Tech is a company that specializes in medical design, engineering and, technology. Their aim as a company is to fill the gaps of growing prosthetic demand in South Africa and to use technology that enables the production of high quality products, that...

Common backup blunders - how even the smallest error can cost you your data

Medical practitioners emphasise the importance of patient data

November 6, 2018 • HealthcareComments Off on Medical practitioners emphasise the importance of patient data

Today, data forms the crux of businesses whether driving insights or being used to understand and better serve customers. In terms of the medical industry, patient data is especially critical. This is because Doctors rely upon patient information such as...

Microsoft and the CPGR unveil medical research and healthcare platform

Microsoft and the CPGR unveil medical research and healthcare platform

October 31, 2018 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Microsoft and the CPGR unveil medical research and healthcare platform

Microsoft, through its 4Afrika initiative, and the Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research (CPGR) have embarked on a joint project bringing together the intelligent cloud and genomics research to create a scalable, cost-effective technology platform to...

MEC of Health in the Freestate, Montsheng Tsiu, is set to deliver a keynote at the annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

HISA2018 leads digital healthcare conversation

October 17, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA2018 leads digital healthcare conversation

The Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 kicked off at the Gallagher Convention Centre on October 17, 2018 with its 4th successful year running. Each year, healthcare and technology influencers gather for two days of networking, lively intellectual...

It's time to exploit AI’s long-term potentials

Achieving better patient outcomes with artificial intelligence

October 15, 2018 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Achieving better patient outcomes with artificial intelligence

Nurse Florence Nightingale may be most well-known as the British Army’s lady with the lamp, assiduously conducting night rounds and attending to the wounded by candle light. But by demonstrating the link between poor sanitary conditions and high mortality...

GE Healthcare, Society of Radiography in Kenya partner to enhance radiography training

GE Healthcare, Society of Radiography in Kenya partner to enhance radiography training

October 12, 2018 • East Africa, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on GE Healthcare, Society of Radiography in Kenya partner to enhance radiography training

GE Healthcare and the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) announced a 2-year partnership to train a minimum of 140 radiographers on the latest medical imaging technologies and techniques. The partnership will build on efforts to achieve Universal...

The impact of video surveillance in healthcare

The impact of video surveillance in healthcare

October 12, 2018 • Healthcare, OpinionComments Off on The impact of video surveillance in healthcare

Last year, in a written reply to a question in the Legislature, Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa revealed that 107 nurses had been attacked in hospitals between January 2016 and September 2017. According to the MEC many of the attacks took place at night or...

Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 , is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa

HISA2018 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

October 10, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA2018 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

With evident success over the years, the 4th edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (HISA2018) – slated for 17 & 18 October 2018 in Johannesburg – promises to be the biggest to date; bringing together industry leaders and...

Building Africa’s laboratory workforce must be prioritised

Building Africa’s laboratory workforce must be prioritised

October 10, 2018 • HealthcareComments Off on Building Africa’s laboratory workforce must be prioritised

The African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) is committed to raising the profile and importance of laboratory professionals on the African continent. During the ASLM2018 conference in December 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, ASLM aims to put a spotlight on new...

How can Africa’s digital revolution be further transformational in addressing pressing development issues on the continent?

How can Africa’s digital revolution be transformational?

October 9, 2018 • Healthcare, OpinionComments Off on How can Africa’s digital revolution be transformational?

With more than 250 million smartphones currently in Africa, the African media landscape is rapidly shifting from traditional radio, TV and print, to new media which is primarily digital. The revolution is being felt in all sectors including politics – with...

Meet Abby, the Robotic nurse, at HISA 2018

October 3, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Meet Abby, the Robotic nurse, at HISA 2018

Abby, previously known only as Healthinator’s Multi-Functional Physiological Assessment Centre, is a self-service health kiosk or “robotic nurse” that can do 12 health checks in less than 2 minutes and then send you your health report...