IT in Healthcare

Discovery Health collaborates with RecoMed to boost vaccine roll-out

RecoMed’s technology platform enables digital patient bookings into healthcare facilities around SA.


MTN, MultiChoice helping to ‘change the world’

The SA multinationals are recognised in the Fortune Change the World list for integrating socially impactful initiatives into their overall business.


R22m Wits surgical lab uses IT in versatile environment

The education institution officially opens a multimillion-rand skills lab, equipped with the latest medical technologies, to train South African surgeons.


Call for comments on mandatory workplace vaccine passports

Advocacy non-profit Dear South Africa invites comment on the possibility of making COVID-19 vaccine passports mandatory in the workplace.


SA to launch COVID-19 digital vaccine certificate this week

The government portal, in testing phase ahead of the launch, will allow users to create a QR code showing their COVID-19 vaccination status.


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The Huawei Watch 3 monitors the user’s wellness with features such as automatic continuous heart rate and blood oxygen monitoring, even when the user is asleep.


Discovery Bank intros slew of digital, fintech innovations

The digital bank announces new digital and fintech innovations at its annual product-update event with financial advisers.


Intelligent electronic health records: Designing the eHR of the future

Intelligent eHRs should leverage the relationship between medical professionals and patients while providing a more effective solution for the health sector, says Hlengekile Jita, clinical product manager at Altron HealthTech.


How barcodes help save lives

Hospitals are set to develop more and more advanced technology when it comes to barcodes and the way in which they can be used, says Buy Barcodes.

21 Sep

iKhokha implements mental health break to give employees time to recharge

Rapidly-growing fintech and mobile payment provider iKhokha will this week implement a mental health break for all employees.


Digital vaccination certificate not a discrimination tool

Health minister Dr Joe Phaahla refutes claims the COVID-19 vaccine certificates will be used to deny unvaccinated citizens access to public services.

Sep 15, 2021

Neurotechnology: The brain wired for healthcare

The answer to some of mankind’s biggest medical problems is likely in the future to be found at the confluence of science and technology.