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LifeScan drives innovation with move to cloud

LifeScan, a blood glucose monitoring provider, moved to Oracle Cloud to ensure the successful divesture from J&J in six months. Lifescan partnered with Oracle Consulting to migrate JD Edwards to OCI and implement Cloud Procurement and Financials.


Customers talk about using the Community Tablet platform

The Community Tablet is a digital platform transported around rural African communities in partnership with NGOs and organisations such as World Bank to educate on topics including immunisation, financial awareness and how to prevent disease spreading. It was created by Mozambican entrepreneur Dayn Amade who identified some of the ways NGOs could improve their approach […]


Liquid Telecom makes telemedicine a reality for the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has made telemedicine a reality for thousands of patients at the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa. Using its high-speed fibre network, Liquid Telecom has connected the main hospital in Mombasa to seven of its outreach centres in the coastal region bringing healthcare closer to […]


VMTG chooses SAP BusinessOne to aid growth strategy

How does a South African MedTech company enable a far-reaching and long-term growth plan to enable it to compete effectively in the €110-billion global medical technology market? For one of South Africa’s oldest and most established MedTech leaders, the answer lay in a market-leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that can support it as it […]


Afiswitch MD says biometrics is the future of healthcare

Pine Pienaar, Managing Director at Afiswitch, looks at how biometrics is being used in the healthcare profession. The idea of using biometrics in the healthcare sector is not new, but it is one that hasn’t been explored or exploited to its full potential. A biometrics-based project was first piloted by health workers in three South […]


Pure Storage unveils NVIDIA solutions for AI initiatives

Partnered with industry leaders, Pure Storage announces a portfolio of solutions for AI-at-Scale: Hyperscale AIRI powered by NVIDIA DGX and FlashStack for AI Fuel real-world AI pioneers.  Pure Storage, the data solutions leader that helps innovators build a better world with data, has announced the industry’s first complete portfolio of solutions for any AI initiative, […]


Integration in the healthcare industry requires the right tools

Although there has been a widespread adoption of electronic health records, the integration of healthcare data remains a crucial challenge for the healthcare industry as it endeavours to achieve interoperability. In addition, healthcare entities need to understand that real data integration means working with the right technology partners to ensure that all challenges are met. […]


African technology to be showcased at International CES in Las Vegas

The African entrepreneurship ecosystem is to be showcased at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. At the crossroads of electronics, computers, mobile devices, home automation, Internet of Things, Robotics, E-health and connected cars, International CES is aimed at innovative companies around the world. Called AfricaTech Now, the African event at CES […]


Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning to aid health professionals

The Cloudera Foundation, which was set up in 2007 because its founders believe that the responsible use of data is a powerful tool to make progress on the world’s most challenging problems, is to award US$640,000 to Terre des hommes to use Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning to help health professionals in West Africa.  It will […]


SAP BusinessOne supports MedTech group’s growth strategy

How does a South African MedTech company enable a far-reaching and long-term growth plan to enable it to compete effectively in the €110-billion global medical technology market? For one of South Africa’s oldest and most established MedTech leaders, the answer lay in a market-leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that can support it as it […]


Attivo Networks expert on protecting systems and patients in healthcare

Ray Kafity, Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Attivo Networks, discusses why a prevention-only defence is no longer enough to ensure data and patients are safe from cybercriminals.  No industry is immune to hacking. In this digital age, no organisation can be considered as entirely safe from cybercriminals. As organisations invest in transformational technologies […]


Lancet Laboratories chooses Netlims’ LabOS product to replace its LIS

Netlims, a global leader in Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), has announced that it has been selected to implement its flagship LabOS product across the African continent for Lancet Laboratories, a major African laboratory. LabOS will support an extensive range of services, such as clinical laboratories, microbiology, anatomic pathology and genetic services, and will serve a […]


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