Partnership tackles disposal of hazardous medical waste

The safe and effective management of healthcare waste emanating from hospitals and other healthcare facilities has long been a matter of grave concern locally and internationally. This has been emphasised by the World Health Organization (WHO), which states that the...

Biometrics in future healthcare

The idea of using biometrics in the healthcare sector is not new, but it is one that hasn’t been explored or exploited to its full potential. A biometrics-based project was first piloted by health workers in three South African provinces back in 2005. The...

E-health: the pathway to preventative healthcare

Around the world, the provision of quality healthcare faces numerous challenges, including high costs and the difficulty for all people to access the care they need. By Sherry Zameer, senior vice-president, Internet of Things Solutions for CISMEA region at Gemalto The...

Is your payroll provider honest and transparent?

Today, more and more businesses are confidently outsourcing business functions, or parts thereof to service providers whom they trust to do the job faster, more affordably, and more effectively than they can themselves. By Warren van Wyk, director at PaySpace Payroll...

Is Dr Google redefining our professional relationships?

Do search engines and other online innovations have the power to redefine professional relationships across industries? By Auguste Coetzer, a director or Signium Africa The question gathers urgency among corporate achievers looking to take the reins of major companies...

Healthcare integration requires the right tools and partners

Although there has been a widespread adoption of electronic health records, the integration of healthcare data remains a crucial challenge for the healthcare industry as it as it endeavours to achieve interoperability. In addition, healthcare entities need to...