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How Technology Enables Better Healthcare in 2021

The future of healthcare is shaping up in front of our very eyes with advances in digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, 3D-printing, robotics and inventory management. With the need for digital acceleration to support the healthcare landscape since the...

Online Marketplace for Medical Supplies Launches to Aid Africa-wide COVID-19 Response

An online marketplace, Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), has been launched to provide the purchase, volume aggregation, quota management, payment facilitation as well as logistics & transportation of COVID-19-related medical equipment across the African continent. According to Tech Cabal, the...

Old Mutual Offers $220 Million of Free Cover to South African Healthcare Workers

Old Mutual announced that it is making $220-million (R4-billion) worth of cover available to approximately 430,000 registered healthcare workers across South Africa. Unlike with traditional cover offered, this is neither a product nor a policy and no premiums will be...

The Surprising Way Flu Vaccines Can Help Fight COVID-19

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that the flu vaccine will begin to be rationed, this is according to Business Insider. The flu vaccine is designed to combat multiple strains of the ever-mutating common influenza virus and is...

Data availability at the heart of health

Data is not only the lifeblood of the organisation, but it plays a critical role in healthcare. As a result of the growth of wearable technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), the reliable availability of data has become...

Improving Healthcare Delivery in Africa

Healthcare delivery in Africa has long been one of the biggest challenges the continent faces. While funding, inadequate resource allocation, customs gridlock and counterfeit pharmaceuticals are major contributors to the problem, a significant portion of the total delivered cost...

Taking a closer look at Supply Chain infrastructure solutions for Africa

Along with economic growth in Africa comes increased pressure on supply chain infrastructure, creating challenging business conditions and difficulty in matching supply with demand, particularly in the healthcare arena. Many African countries have experienced a surge in the volumes of...

Cybercrime threatens Healthcare sector in South Africa

Ransomware is a prevalent threat for all organisations and the Healthcare sector is no exception. In 2016 alone we have seen a number of Hospitals targeted by Malware, causing huge financial loss and putting patients at risk. Panda Security’s...

Improved healthcare delivery models across Africa transform industry

The pharmaceutical industry, followed closely by healthcare information technology (IT), in Africa is predicted to experience substantial growth in 2016. A host of factors are anticipated to have a positive effect on the African healthcare industry. Increased investment in both...

Can 4K video surveillance boost safety and security in hospitals?

Hospitals, globally and within Africa are faced with a number of security challenges, from ensuring the safety of patients and staff to preventing theft, with the added complication of very limited budgets for security solutions. Surveillance solutions are a critical...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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