AI changing dynamics of healthcare

Globally, healthcare organisations have accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with the ones still implementing frameworks planning to go live within 24 months. Hardly surprising given the improved consumer engagement that result from the technology. By...

Covid-19 test detects virus with smartphone

Montreal-based Two-Photon Research has announced CAST, a diagnostics platform that changes the way viruses are detected. The CAST platform uses TPR's patented Aptamer Molecular Photonic Beacon (AMPB) that photonically interfaces with smartphones. The first application...

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...