Genomics: how GOAST unlocks personalised healthcare

From a healthcare perspective, we have witnessed, and continue to live through, a truly historical moment. While it has certainly been a difficult period of history, could we now be looking ahead to a golden age of healthcare innovation? “A recent report from...

Data protection in healthcare must be a top priority

Data protection in the healthcare sector must surely be a top priority, especially considering the huge amount of sensitive personal data that is being processed on a daily basis. It certainly needs stricter procedures, controls and guidelines on privacy. As such,...

Data-driven healthcare: the future of SA’s wellbeing

Digital health technology might not necessarily be a cure-all for Covid-19 or other pressing health issues, but it has certainly proven its worth during the pandemic. Many countries across Africa have seen a tremendous increase in people engaging with digital health...

Future of healthcare must be built on security

South Africa is poised to start benefiting from a plethora of healthcare technologies which could dramatically improve patient care at a lower cost, boost preventative healthcare, and take the best medical practitioners virtually to the most underserved regions of the...

Covid-19 and data science: modelling a pandemic

According to media reports, analysed data for South Africa suggests that the current wave of infections (wave 3) is expected to end around the end of August 2021, but that estimates indicate the fourth wave could start around 2 December – comparable to wave 3...

Healthcare: delivering POPIA compliance during a pandemic

Perhaps more than any other sector, healthcare has been under significant pressure since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic early last year. By Tony Nkuna, senior solutions consultant and integrations specialist at TechSoft International The demands placed on...