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Case study: Integrating secure video communication in telemedicine

Improving patient care while also enabling more effective and faster modes of communication can save lives.

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May 26, 2020

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.

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Telemedicine in SA – an untapped resource?

Telemedicine is the use of information exchanged by electronic communication to improve a patient’s health status.

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Apr 9, 2020

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.

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Apr 7, 2020

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.

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Apr 3, 2020

SA turns to telemedicine during COVID-19 lockdown

As COVID-19 escalates, more technologically-driven healthcare solutions are preferred, with companies releasing telemedicine solutions to help ease the situation.

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Apr 1, 2020

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.

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Nov 1, 2017

MS to provide Internet access to Eastern Cape

The software giant, USAASA and BrightWave introduce a pilot project to bring broadband access to communities in the province.

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Nov 12, 2014

Ex-Apple CEO bets on Web healthcare

John Sculley sees telemedicine and online mental health services "going mainstream" in coming years.

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Telemedicine network could expand

The Limpopo Department of Health requests SITA to compile a proposal for discussion for further rollout of the telemedicine project.

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Mar 19, 2012

Zamtel demos telemedicine tech

Video communication technology allows doctors to consult with patients who are hundreds of kilometres away.

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May 11, 2011

Doctor Who?

Tele-health initiatives get an ethics yellow card, but the ref hasn't noticed the game has changed.

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