Healthcare Innovation Summit: Telemedicine – Is Africa ready for care at a distance?


Healthcare Innovation Summit 2015
Healthcare Innovation Summit 2015. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington).

Drawing in a large number of decision makers, the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit addressed the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.”

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. The first video in the round table series covers: “Telemedicine as a model for healthcare service delivery; Is Africa ready for care at a distance?”

The Round Table Discussion is held by: 
Ike Kunene: Managing Executive Public Services Sector – Telkom
Dr MC Conradie: Urologist – Specialist Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Netcare Waterfall City Hospital
Elliot Sack: CEO – e-Health Group
Dr Anton Prisloo: IT Director – Independent Practitioners Association Foundation
Dr Phila Mazamisa: Chief Director Hospital Services – Gauteng Department of Health

The Round Table Discussion can be found below:

Darryl Linington