IT in Healthcare

Experts warn against posting COVID-19 vaccination card online

By posting images of their vaccination cards on social media, people expose themselves to a broad range of cyber risks, warn security experts.


New tech, telemedicine anchor diabetes management in SA

Telemedicine, digitalisation and technology as a whole have huge potential to improve the care of people living with diabetes, say experts.


Dell Technologies helps GOAL during pandemic

The company is working with global humanitarian non-profit, GOAL Global, in developing an IT strategy that allows the continuation of life-saving global operations during the pandemic.


Three ways to support your WFH employees

Businesses must recognise people’s effort, acknowledge that they are working hard and show them appreciation for their dedication in difficult times.


New functionality, languages to be added to vaccine portal

The health department reveals citizens will be able to self-schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointments and register via their preferred language.

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Vodacom rakes in R24.8bn revenue in Q1

The company reports strong results in the first quarter, which also saw the awarding of a telecoms licence in Ethiopia and interest in its VodaPay ecosystem.


Five technopreneurs selected for AYO Scaling Africa Series

Five qualifying tech businesses make it to the next round of the AYO Scaling Africa Series, with a R100 000 cash prize for the overall winner.


Video: Learn more about, a 2020 Amazon Web Services City on a Cloud winner

The organisation recently assisted the South African National Department of Health to disseminate vital COVID-19 healthcare information, support and services.


MTN SA Foundation commemorates healthcare workers at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

The MTN SA Foundation unveiled a sculpture to commemorate the pivotal role that South African healthcare workers have played in helping SA progress through the COVID-19 pandemic.


Understanding the vaccine roll-out from a business perspective

Companies must provide days off for employees who need to get the jab and who may require sick leave if they experience any side effects, says Nicol Myburgh, Head: CRS Technologies HCM Business Unit.


Satellite internet connects Mpumalanga rural vaccination centres

Eutelsat and Aspen Pharmacare provide satellite broadband internet connectivity at 13 vaccination centres in Mpumalanga’s under-served communities.


COVID vaccine register to open for over 35s

Government ramps up the COVID-19 vaccination programme, with plans to open online registration for persons aged between 35 and 49 years on 15 July.