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Using Technology and Data to Improve Healthcare in South Africa

Imagine the potential to pinpoint and react to a cholera outbreak with real-time medical information or be able to receive immediate alerts to a measles outbreak in a certain community. The potential of technology and data to improve healthcare...

Google-Backed HealthDart Spearheads Tech-Driven Efficiency

The South African healthcare system has long been plagued by inefficiencies, evident in the long queues at clinics and hospitals and months-long waiting lists for specialist appointments. While the private healthcare sector offers some respite, frustrations persist, as evidenced by...

How Digital Technology Has Transformed the Health Insurance Industry in the COVID-19 Era

The world has changed drastically since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The novel coronavirus has created havoc in everyone’s life by openly challenging the way it was being led so far. Since the start of 2020, several countries...

GITEX 2019: Avaya partners with healthcare provider to transform the patient experience

At Gitex 2019 in Dubai, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) announced that is has partnered with Avaya to build a unified contact centre that will transform healthcare delivery in the UAE. “One of the biggest technical challenges at KFMC is...

Nigerian hospital becomes the first to invest in innovative MRI system

Medical equipment manufacturer, GE Healthcare announced on Thursday, 29 August 2019, that it has partnered with Memfys Hospital. The partnership will see Memfys become the first hospital in the South of Nigeria to install the GE Healthcare MRI systems. “As...

3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019

The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from the 8th to 9th October 2019. The summit, which aims to be the biggest HISA to date, will address challenges specific...

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...

8 reasons to exhibit at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

The highly anticipated 3rd edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017), set to take place on 29 and 30 August at VodaWorld in Johannesburg, will bring together CXOs, department heads and senior management from government, public and private hospitals, CIOs...
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African Development Bank Names New Deputy Director General

The African Development Bank has named Léandre Bassole as Deputy Director General for the East African Region, effective June...
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