Case study: Integrating secure video communication in telemedicine
Improving patient care while also enabling more effective and faster modes of communication can save lives.
Netcare accelerates telemedicine as COVID-19 hits revenue
The hospital group took a R143 million hit in lost revenue in March due to the disruption caused by COVID-19.
Medical scheme body endorses SA’s telemedicine tweaks
The Board of Healthcare Funders welcomes the decision to broadly permit medical practitioners to use telehealth platforms to treat patients.
SA health experts amend telemedicine guidelines amid COVID-19
The Health Professions Council of South Africa cautions members that ethical rules of conduct are still applicable to telehealth.
Vodacom, Discovery launch free COVID-19 telemedicine platform
The companies unveil an online platform that makes it possible for patients to access a professional without having to travel to the healthcare facility.