AI/ML could solve the problem of medical fraud

Medical malpractice litigation costs South Africa millions of rands every year and drives up the cost of healthcare. By Shiraaz Joosub, healthcare sales executive at T-Systems South Africa While some claims of medical negligence have merit, the unfortunate reality is...

AI in radiology could to alleviate patient backlogs after Covid

Due to a chronic shortage of imaging equipment and skilled radiologists, hospitals have been plagued with a growing patient backlog for years. The sudden spread of Covid-19 in early 2020 has considerably exacerbated the issue as it forced the closure of...

Kiara Health moves to cloud, outsources managed services

Pan-African pharmaceutical company, Kiara Health, has kicked off its Industry 4.0 journey, partnering with Datacentrix. This follows Kiara’s acquisition of the manufacturing plant and several marketed products from generic drugs manufacturer Sandoz South Africa,...

Drones boost healthcare supply chains

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines, traversing dense tropical forests and often the raging Congo River and its tributaries. Drone technology is offering...