Hazardous waste management system launched

Healthcare institutions have a legal duty to ensure that their hazardous waste is managed responsibly. As stipulated in the Proposed National Health Care Risk Waste Management Regulations (2018), the person in charge of a health establishment must ensure that health...

Technology key to African healthcare

Technology is shaping the way we experience healthcare. From electronic medical records and patient self-tracking to informatics and minimally invasive procedures, healthcare is getting more and more high-tech. And nurses in Africa are at the forefront of using...

Blockchain to shape healthcare supply chains

Blockchain technology will play a key role in supporting supply chain transformation in the healthcare sector by helping to reduce fraud and better manage quality in the manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceutical products, according to data and analytics company...

Internet saves lives in Qunu Clinic

The power of cloud computing and affordable Internet connectivity is helping save lives in the rural Eastern Cape. Thanks to a new app, medical staff at the Qunu Clinic near Mthatha are able to provide quality healthcare to a greater number of patients, in a more...

SYSDBA certified as Meditech systems integrator

Datacentre infrastructure provider SYSDBA has been certified as the only Meditech systems integrator for Africa and the UK, providing equipment and services that optimize implementation of Meditech software to hospital groups and health provider networks. Founded in...

Meditech extends solutions with Commvault

Commvault has announced a new partnership with Meditech Holdings South Africa that will allow electronic health record (EHR) specialists to expand the breadth of data management, compliance and record management solutions to its customers throughout Europe, Africa,...