Healthcare IT market to hit $644,9bn by 2030

The global healthcare IT market size is expected to reach $644,9-billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 18,7% from 2024 to 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research. The rising demand for advanced healthcare IT solutions, including Electronic Health Record...
Technology and data can improve SA healthcare

Technology and data can improve SA healthcare

Technology and data can improve and uplift communities in South Africa especially from a healthcare perspective, writes Steve Bottger, executive: software engineering at Altron Systems Integration. Imagine the potential to pinpoint and react to a cholera outbreak with...

How Google Health is using AI in Africa

Every day across Africa, people turn to Google products like Search, YouTube and Fitbit for insights about their health and wellbeing. But many may not know that we have also been researching how AI can help improve healthcare outcomes for people, and how AI can...

Is AI hold the key to unlocking accurate diagnosis and treatment?

In an era quickly transforming with the introduction of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), the implementation of these technologies into the medical field is crucial to reducing instances of misdiagnosis and improving patient outcomes, writes Bada...

IoT, wearables and the new health insurance paradigm

The rapidly expanding adoption of wearable technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) marks a turning point for the life and health insurance industry. By Simon Spurr, MD of Alula Technologies Consumers today understand the value of their data with the potential for...

Digital is critical to helping youth access quality healthcare

High unemployment and medical inflation prevent South Africa’s young adults from getting the medical help they need. There is a solution, writes Dr Chido Siame, clinical care lead at Kena Health. It’s a venerable cliché that a country’s youth...