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Mimecast expert: Cybercriminals are setting sights on healthcare

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Cybercriminals have set their sights on protected health information. It’s Black Market value is greater than credit card information. By Brandon Bekker, Managing Director at Mimecast, Africa and the Middle East, explains why and how the healthcare sector is under attack.   The Internet of Things has transformed the healthcare sector, allowing practitioners to easily […]


Aruba expert: Healthcare industry increases innovation and reduces costs through IoT

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According to HPE Aruba, nearly 90% of early IoT adopters have already suffered an IoT related security breach. But the good news is threats to the healthcare sector can be combated with good practice, Jose Vasco, Regional Director MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, tells us. When it comes to healthcare, six in […]


Gartner says by 2020 AI will create more jobs than it eliminates

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2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics, according to Gartner, Inc., as artificial intelligence (AI) will become a positive job motivator. The number of jobs affected by AI will vary by industry; through 2019, healthcare, the public sector and education will see continuously growing job demand while manufacturing will be hit the […]


GE Nigeria releases latest report in ‘Future of Work’ series

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General Electric (GE) Nigeria, has released a White Paper titled The Future of Work in Nigeria. Bridging the Skills Gap: The Key to Unlocking Nigeria’s Inherent Potential as part of the company’s global ‘The Future of Work’ series to highlight the need for investment in sustainable skills development. In this 2017 issue, GE commissioned a […]


Tradebridge transforms approach to collaboration with Riverbed

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Tradebridge is the leading South African value-added transaction switch, providing solutions to enable immediate, secure and reliable messaging between organisations that support financial transactions. The company consists of three group members: Healthbridge, Sureswipe and DCM Group. Through a powerful range of products and services that Tradebridge has pioneered, it has saved the South African healthcare […]


SA’s NDoH digitally transforms health service with Dynamics 365

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The South African government’s National Department of Health (NDoH) is the executive department dedicated to the health of all 55.9 million citizens. It does this through illness prevention, promoting healthy living and improving health service delivery. Business goal Confronted with aging ICT infrastructure and a growing population to service, the National Department of Health needed […]


ServiceNow survey shows CIOs delivering real value from machine learning

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A new survey from ServiceNow finds that machine learning has arrived in the enterprise, making material contributions to everyday work. To realise its full value, technology leaders must find skilled talent to work side-by-side with machines in addition to redesigning their organisations and processes. For The Global CIO Point of View, ServiceNow surveyed 500 CIOs […]


SystemOne announces four new countries rolling out GxAlert®

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SystemOne, a connected diagnostics company developing data-driven healthcare insight and solutions, announces 4 new GxAlert® implementations in Africa and Eastern Europe. SystemOne develops networking and software solutions to rapidly move and utilise data from infectious disease diagnostics. SystemOne users receive over 40,000 instant alerts from diagnostic devices each month and benefit from a host of […]


The network effect: ensuring effective healthcare in Africa

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Article by Simon Carpenter, Chief Technology Advisor at SAP Africa Implementing effective healthcare in Africa will require multifarious stakeholders to collaborate in a more effective and efficient way to optimise the scarce resources available while maximising the potential of a growing population. I would argue that making healthcare work in Africa is inherently a network […]


Clinical data engagement for more efficient healthcare

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The latest Lancet Healthcare Access and Quality Index recently confirmed that South Africa’s healthcare ranks poorly, at 119 out of 195 countries in the world. With the misappropriation of funds, unaffordable medical aid rates and the generally abhorrent state of government hospitals (with some exceptions), it seems real transformation is required to save costs, increase […]


Pack a punch with tailored medical distribution software

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Bluekey Seidor, the most successful and fastest growing SAP Business One partner in Africa, has launched a software solution specifically tailored for the medical distribution industry. The medical distribution industry is fiercely competitive, with little room for errors – in this arena businesses have to be on their toes. The SAP Business One Medical Distribution […]


Africa gears up for IoT transformation

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A recent global survey by HP Enterprise of 3,000+ IT and business decision makers at the end of 2016, found that the Internet of Things has hit an inflection point in their minds. IoT is moving from good to great. Expectations from IoT are sky-high, and those who have implemented IoT in the right way […]


Data lakes define the future of healthcare

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Article by Roberta Katz, Director, Dell EMC Global Solutions, Healthcare – Life Sciences We are all part of the ‘Information Generation’, a growing community of digital citizens that puts the world’s information at our fingertips. As both patients and consumers of healthcare information, our expectations for preventative care and wellness, diagnosis speed and treatment and […]


MEDITECH’s Mobile Blood Bank improves speed and safety of donation drives in Botswana

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MEDITECH South Africa is improving safety and efficiency for Botswana’s blood donor drives by implementing a mobile laptop solution for blood bank. This offline technology helps support blood collection services across the region, where network connectivity is often scarce, and eliminates time spent processing unusable donated units based on ineligible donor status. It also enhances […]


A new kind of emergency response – tackling the challenges of data-driven healthcare

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Data, analytics and the devices used to access and gather them have changed our lives for the better. From giving us the insight we need to improve critical business processes, to enabling us to learn more about our personal health and fitness, they’ve had some major impacts on both the way we work and the […]


Securing IoT: know your network, protect your network

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Article by Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. Do you think about the need to secure IoT? It could be a patient monitor, a security camera or a lighting system; every connection to the network is a potential route for attackers. This is quite a new concept to many, […]


T-Systems SAP HANA-based Healthcare as a Service solution

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T-Systems in South Africa exemplifies the success of the partner managed cloud route to market with SAP. Learn how T-Systems built a repeatable healthcare offering that localises and enhances their healthcare solution and includes hosting and ongoing support to project services, software and maintenance.


Equra Health selects Datacentrix for specialist networking services

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Equra Health, the leading provider of radiation therapy facility services in South Africa, has chosen eNetworks as its key technology partner to enable better efficiencies throughout the company’s IT network infrastructure. Operating from its headquarters in Cape Town, Equra Health is part of a network of 26 radiation therapy oncology centres across the country. Two […]


VMware unveils IoT management solution to help customers take control of IoT

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VMware, Inc., has announced the launch of VMware Pulse IoT Center, a secure, enterprise grade Internet of things (IoT) infrastructure management solution that will enable information technology and operational technology teams to have complete control of their IoT infrastructure and things. The first solution in a new family of VMware IoT offerings, VMware Pulse™ IoT […]


MEDITECH solutions bring real results to Southern Africa healthcare

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In hospitals and clinics across the sub-Saharan Africa region and the entire country of Botswana, MEDITECH has a long history of helping to bring safer and more efficient care to patients with MEDITECH’s Electronic Health Record (EHR). In honour of MEDITECH South Africa’s 35th anniversary of healthcare innovation, MEDITECH’s Executive VP and COO Michelle O’Connor […]