T-Systems offers a complete end-to-end healthcare solution that simplifies and streamlines hospital processes to improve the experience of the patient and medical practitioner and at the same time ensures that the hospital operations; medical aid procedures and financial processes are run optimally and efficiently.
Computer science engineer Arthur Zang invented the Cardiopad, a game-changing medical device that could save millions of lives in rural Africa and beyond. The small tablet measures heart activity and performs cardiac tests, but its true value comes in its portability. Previously, Africans living in remote villages had to travel great distances to hospitals in the city if they needed medical care. Now, health care workers can use the Cardiopad to administer life-saving medical exams right at home, and then send their results through a cell phone connect
Lack of access to information is a major impediment to quality maternal healthcare in Kenya, prompting social innovators to invest in bridging the information gap. CNBC Africa's Christine Wendo caught up with the Founders of Toto Health, a mobile-based messaging service that provides children's healthcare information to parents.
In October, 2015, i+solutions reunited some of the leading names in international healthcare to discuss how to improve access to essential medicines and how to strengthen healthcare systems in developing countries.
Mobile comms empowers 90% of Africans to participate in the global economy and receive otherwise inaccesible services. But despite benefits of mobile access, many struggle from under-resourced health systems. The Ebola epidemic was exacerbated by this weakness. Mobile technologys can enable disease surveillance, remote diagnosis and disease management. We will use real examples to discuss the
Presentation by Dr Rajeev R Eashwari, Director: E-health, Department of health KZN.
Healthcare Innovation Summit 2016. 24 - 25 August 2016 at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa Health IT News (AHIT) is primarily focused to the needs of health practitioners and other stakeholders in Africa. The content of Africa Health IT News is partly to showcase the positive trends in Africa healthcare which would not be mentioned or highlighted in most media.
Also, we aim to report trends and development in healthcare across the world which has been attained through the use of IT and all modern platforms, to help Africans in managing and developing their own healthcare.