SAP, Converge Solutions deliver healthcare solutions

Complex business models, combined with immense pressure to deliver great patient experiences and outcomes, has African healthcare providers turning to technology to improve their operational efficiency and automate back-office operations. This task is now far less...

First African Healthcare Information Exchange to launch

CareConnect, a non-profit organisation founded by three of the largest medical insurance administrators and three of the largest hospital groups in South Africa, has selected InterSystems to implement HealthShare Unified Care Record and HealthShare Patient Index....

Laparoscopy performed using 5G technology

The first laparoscopy to be performed in Russia with the use of 5G technology was recently undertaken in the 5G pilot zone located in Skolkovo. Telecommunications company Beeline, together with Huawei and GMS Hospital partnered together to complete two such surgical...

Life Healthcare uses app to boost stroke services

As South Africa commemorates World Stroke Week this week (28 October to 3 November), Life Healthcare Group has turned to technology to help improve critical services to stroke patients in its facilities. Worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death and the...

Fujitsu, PeptiDream leverage quantum-inspired tech

Fujitsu and PeptiDream have agreed to initiate joint research and development in the area of peptide drug discovery, using Fujitsu’s Digital Annealer, which employs next-generation computing architecture to quickly solve combinatorial optimisation problems. By...

Healthcare platform delivers medical care to cancer sufferers

A mobile healthcare platform is to play a key role in the delivery of medical care for South Africa’s cancer patients, thanks to the partnership between local tech businesses Alignd and Signapps. Called Signapps Care, the locally developed platform is a mobile...