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...

Digital transformation key to African healthcare

The benefits of the digital revolution to the healthcare sector in Africa are enormous, yet many angles must be considered if it is to prove successful. There are many people around the world who fall through the cracks in the healthcare field. They either lack the...

Digital health to improve disease outcomes

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, respiratory diseases and diabetes, account for more than 70% of deaths globally each year. By Jennifer Esposito Several organisations...

Delivering healthcare that is right for Africa

Eliminating barriers and ultimately increasing access to quality health services, for all, is a key pillar that requires significant focus if the aspirations laid out in the Agenda 2063 are to be achieved. It is also crucial if a prosperous future of inclusive and...

AI key to solving African healthcare challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) could revolutionise healthcare supply chains in Africa, according to supply chain specialist Deborah Dull, representing the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Speaking at the recent SAPICS Conference in Cape Town, Dull revealed how AI in...