Medtech group chooses SAP BusinessOne

How does a South African MedTech company enable a far-reaching and long-term growth plan to enable it to compete effectively in the €110-billion global medical technology market? For one of South Africa's oldest and most established MedTech leaders, the answer lay in...

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 took place at night or over the...

In gig economy, workforce performance visibility is key

A global study conducted by Oxford Economics found that 44% of total workforce spend is allocated to organisations' external workforce, with 65% saying it's important or very important to operating at full capacity and meeting market demands. By Akhona Bam, senior...

Sandoz launches healthcare HACk

Sandoz has launched of the second Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk). The Sandoz HACk is a global competition that invites entrepreneurs and innovators in the field of digital technology to submit inspirational ideas with the potential to complement - or even...

Cell C backs MomConnect

Maternal health messaging service MomConnect has provided health-related information for 1,8-million South African mothers since its launch in 2014 and has grown into one of the largest programmes of its kind in the world. It is currently being implemented by the...

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An AI a day …

One of the greatest benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) to humankind is its influence on the medical field. This is according to Anton Jacobs, MD of Networks Unlimited, who says: “Powered by some of the most sophisticated technology, AI is assisting in improving...

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