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HealthcareSummitImgFrost & 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 Innovator Round Tables: Healthcare Innovation Summit.

Sponsored by Telkom, healthcare and technology executives will convene at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, for the upcoming Summit. The Summit will be held on 19 August 2015, and will address the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.”

Topics to be discussed at the Healthcare Innovation Summit include:
– The future of medicine: healing hands or robotic arms?
– Telemedicine as a model for healthcare service delivery: Is Africa ready for “care at a distance”?
– Protecting pharmaceutical intellectual property rights in Africa
– Towards universal health coverage with mobile money
– Bringing Technology Innovation to Cancer Treatment and Delivery
– Data analysis and business intelligence for healthcare resource planning
– POPI: The impact on Healthcare

Confirmed attendees include executive representation from: Groote Schuur Hospital,, George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Med-e-Mass, InterSystems, EOH, Merck Group, Edwards Lifesciences, Helen Joseph Hospital, Cyberlaw Consulting, KPMG, CPUT, Netcare, Deloitte, Georgia State University, Frost & Sullivan, Ekurhuleni Health District, Gauteng Department of Health, Wits School of Public Health, Public Health Association of South Africa, Sanofi Aventus, Telkom Business, Life Group, Medscheme, Aspen Pharmacare.

Rising costs, changing demographics and growing consumer expectations are changing healthcare. Providers and payers are seeking better quality care and improved outcomes whilst striving for much more efficient models of delivery.

These pressures for transformation are changing the status of IT in healthcare as it facilitates an information revolution in healthcare. Increasingly, ICT is being used more collaboratively to support and drive substantial cultural and strategic change and provide the infrastructure, processes and tools to support this.

This African Innovator Roundtable on Innovation in Healthcare has been developed to provide critical input for stakeholders in healthcare, providing objective, timely, evaluation of the different healthcare challenges and applications and solutions for tackling them.

For more information, visit: or contact Brian Mooki on +27 11 026 0982 or

About Frost & Sullivan:
Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company’s Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO’s Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents.

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