IT in Healthcare

The rise of the consumer

Beyond IOT, the consumer Internet of things will affect everyone, and make our lives easier.


Collaboration is key to NHI success

Greater collaboration is required between all healthcare service providers in SA, specifically in the laboratory environment, for the NHI to work properly, says Martin Wilkinson, Director of Product Introduction, Strategy and User Adoption at InterSystems.


Performance testing for digital transformation

Performance testing should be part of our daily sprints, and with the right tools correctly implemented, it becomes easier to find user paths to track and optimise UX, says Bruce Zaayman, director of Inspired Testing.


Hearing screening app reaches 100K South Africans

The health solutions company's hearX solutions reached nearly 120% more people in 2019, compared to the previous financial year.


Six cyber security predictions for 2020 

From deepfakes to Internet censorship and new mobile malware, a digital privacy expert forecasts what cyber security will look like this year.

Dec 13, 2019

Debt-servicing EOH sells health tech unit for R250m

The company sells its health technology business Dental Information Systems to investment firm AfroCentric.

Dec 6, 2019

What tech brings to healthcare in Africa and beyond

Tech-savvy healthcare providers will reap the benefits of cost reductions, better management of risk and more satisfied customers.


Gartner impressed by InterSystems

The company was named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems.


Serole Technologies assists Discovery Health

Discovery Health elected SAP’s Financial Services – Collections and Disbursements module to replace its collections and disbursements functionality.

Nov 22, 2019

How govt entities wasted billions in the name of IT

The Auditor-General reveals worrying figures on how government departments are wasting tax payers’ money using IT.

Nov 21, 2019

Global cancer app now available in SA

Belong.Life partners with two South African cancer organisations to improve quality of life for individuals living with breast cancer.

Nov 18, 2019

In-app first aid info headed to SA schools

Selected schools in the Eastern Cape will be the first to go live with the KeepSafe Schools app early next year.