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...

Sustainable interoperability is key to quality integrated public healthcare

A shortage of budget to implement progressive e-health strategies means that South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions face the common challenge of not being able to collate patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner. By...

Healthcare must prepare for the next wave of cyberattacks

While healthcare providers must accelerate their digital health maturity as it directly improves operational efficiencies, quality of patient care and improves protection of personal and sensitive information, it also provides a greater platform and risk for...

SA firm provides communication platform for UK’s NHS

Following local application in the healthcare sector, for Covid-19 patient care among others, a South African health technology company Healthcent (Signapps) has won a prestigious contract with Britain's National Health Services (NHS). In terms of the contract,...