IT in Healthcare

Momentum introduces Safety Alert panic button on app

The insurance services provider announces an emergency service to connect clients who are in crisis situations with a network of 1 500 emergency responders.


The build or buy dilemma

What sort of IT systems will be required to ensure the success of the NHI project?


Pelebox smart lockers solve chronic problem

Technovera, which develops smart lockers for chronic medication, eyes national expansion, as it looks to cut medication collection challenges at local clinics.

26 Aug

Get ready for Gourmet Grub and other biotech inventions

Showcasing months of hard work, the first cohort of the BioCiTi, OneBio and TechVillage bootcamp programme participated in a pitching session in Cape Town last week.

21 Aug

SAP partners with Discovery Health to transform health insurance businesses

Discovery Health will use its industry expertise to co-innovate with SAP's leading technology and systems, resulting in health insurance that's scalable and cutting-edge, says Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO, Discovery Health.


What3words system set to help during an emergency

The what3words addressing system and app will enable ER24 to locate patients where addresses are not possible to find.


3D printing tech tipped as key for medical industry

A new report shows 3D printing technology will disrupt the way personalised medicine is provided, with a market forecast to reach $8.1 billion by 2029.


Electronic system improves Joburg’s primary healthcare

The City of Johannesburg turns to technology to improve service delivery, particularly in the primary healthcare space.

Aug 2, 2019

5G to unlock R67bn value for Sub-Saharan Africa

Releasing 5G mmWave capacity will create global economic expansion valued at $565 billion, says the GSM Association.

Jul 30, 2019

3D printing boom stirs legal questions

With industries accelerating their practical uses of 3D printing, many legal, ethical and practical concerns have emerged.


SA’s average data breach cost jumps to R43.3m

An IBM report reveals R43.3 million is the average total cost of a data breach in SA, a 12.16% increase from 2018.