The critical role of data in building trust in SA’s vaccination efforts

As the country hardest-hit by the coronavirus on the continent, South Africa has been regrettably slow with its vaccine rollout, writes Mervyn George, executive advisor: strategic engagements at SAP Africa. A first phase, which focused on healthcare workers, concluded...

InterSystems debuts HealthShare Message Transformation Service

InterSystems has announced the availability of InterSystems HealthShare Message Transformation Service. Developed for use with Amazon HealthLake, the on-demand service enables healthcare providers, payers, and pharmaceutical companies to convert their existing data...

SA first in line to experience new medical consultation technology

Conducting consultations and working through that waiting room queue is being disrupted with the introduction of uConsult, a multi-sided virtual consultation platform that home-based care accessible in South Africa. According to Dr Johan Pretorius, CEO of Universal...

Realising a brave new world of healthcare technology

Increased consumer engagement with digital health innovation fuels a new vision for the future, writes Jens Kögler, healthcare industry director: EMEA at VMware. In 1816 Rene Laennec invented the stethoscope, the first tool a physician could use in treating patients -...