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IT – transforming the way services are delivered for the healthcare sector

November 12, 2015 • Healthcare, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on IT – transforming the way services are delivered for the healthcare sector

Access to quality healthcare is considered a basic human right, however, the South African healthcare sector is faced with numerous challenges that impede this essential service delivery. A shortage of skilled doctors and nurses coupled with a rapidly growing economy and population mean that there simply are not enough providers for all of our citizens....

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Mobile technology to address Africa’s healthcare challenges

October 5, 2015 • Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile technology to address Africa’s healthcare challenges

Mobile technology can address some of the biggest health challenges in Africa, says Vuyani Jarana at Vodacom Business. Healthcare is a massive challenge in Africa. The continent is home to 15% of the world’s population and 24% of global disease burden, and...

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Healthcare Innovation Summit: Discussing data analysis for healthcare resource planning

September 21, 2015 • Healthcare, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Healthcare Innovation Summit: Discussing data analysis for healthcare resource planning

Hosted by IT News Africa, and sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit was held at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel, Johannesburg on the 19th of August 2015. During the course of the Summit, IT News Africa recorded each round table discussion....

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Video: Attendees react to Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 26, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video: Attendees react to Healthcare Innovation Summit

Drawing in a large number of decision makers, the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit addressed the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.” Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit was held at the Protea Fire...

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In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 21, 2015 • Features, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit

The African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit addressed the critical topic and theme of – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology,” this past week. Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit generated a great deal of excitement...

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Mobile Health Solutions enabling efficient healthcare

August 19, 2015 • Healthcare, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile Health Solutions enabling efficient healthcare

The biggest tech trend in Africa, and the one that is making the biggest impact on the everyday lives of people is the rise of smartphones and feature phones. Africa has seen the fastest uptake of mobile devices in the world and mobile subscribers are set to...

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Top 10 healthcare apps for Africa

August 19, 2015 • Features, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 healthcare apps for Africa

Healthcare and technology executives will convene at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, today for the African Innovator Healthcare Summit. The Summit will address the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.”...

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South Africa: Healthcare Innovation Summit Causes Industry Buzz

August 11, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Healthcare Innovation Summit Causes Industry Buzz

Johannesburg, August 2015:  Healthcare and technology leaders will come together at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 19th of August 2015, for the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit, under the theme...

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Frost & Sullivan partners Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 3, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Frost & Sullivan partners Healthcare Innovation Summit

Frost & Sullivan – the Growth Partnership Company which enables its clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership – has been named as a strategic partner for the upcoming African...

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Will technology transform healthcare in 2015?

January 21, 2015 • Healthcare, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Will technology transform healthcare in 2015?

As technology has become more integrated with healthcare, consumers and medical professionals alike are adjusting to new ways of doing things. However, will technology transform healthcare in 2015? Emily Ross, director of private healthcare search engine...

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Global healthcare search engine launches in SA

September 17, 2014 • Healthcare, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Global healthcare search engine launches in SA

WhatClinic.com, a Tripadvisor style site for private healthcare, has launched a program of expansion in South Africa to meet the growing demand from consumers for information about clinics. According to the company, detailed listings for more than 500 clinics...

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IBM & African leaders tackle workforce development & healthcare strategies

June 20, 2014 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM & African leaders tackle workforce development & healthcare strategies

Teams of IBM experts completing month-long pro bono consulting assignments in Africa recommended strategies to the leadership of Ghana, Kenya and Morocco to help improve critical public health and workforce development efforts in those countries. The 42 IBM...

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WEF 2014: Start-ups tackle robotics, healthcare

January 22, 2014 • Healthcare, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on WEF 2014: Start-ups tackle robotics, healthcare

The annual World Economic Forum begins today in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. While some of the world’s top business leaders and politicians will gather to discuss burning socio-economic matters under the banner The Reshaping of the World: Consequences...