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#BizTrends2018: High hopes for SA pharmaceutical progress this year

The world is currently benefitting from a wave of pharmaceutical breakthroughs including targetted personalised treatment and biologics...

By Dr Thomas Kowallik 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Why healthcare cloud solutions are going to skyrocket

An industry-wide demand to use data to improve system efficiency, deliver value-based care and enable productive collaborations is driving investment in cloud solutions...

10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Private healthcare in SA - continued decline and a solution

We entered 2017 reeling from a series of double-digit medical insurance premium hikes...

By Dr Brian Ruff 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Making obstetrics a team sport

Maternity services in the private sector are in crisis, with many obstetricians leaving active practice and fewer medical graduates opting to specialise in the field...

By Dr Howard Manyonga 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Mind, body and soul - holistic health is the theme of the year

Last year saw all things focused on wellness go mainstream as the public became aware of the benefits of being physically fit and healthy...

By Tumelo Mojapelo 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Plastic surgery and the power of social media

If we talk about trends in plastic surgery we have to talk about social media...

By Frank Graewe 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Let us lay myths to rest and get on with healthcare provision

At the Hospital Association of South Africa (Hasa) 2017 Conference last year, two private hospital chief executives and the head of the largest medical funder in the country laid to rest the myth that the private sector is implacably opposed to universal healthcare.

By Dr Dumisani Bomela 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Five data trends that are influencing healthcare

Technology, data, computing and human power can provide answers for challenges in the healthcare sector, some of which haven't even been thought of yet, as well as offering opportunities for success...

8 Jan 2018

Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 28 Apr 2017

#BizTrends2017: Six game-changers in the modern world of medicine

It's quite fascinating to consider just how much medical technology has changed in the past two decades or so...

By Surike Viviers 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Understanding and introducing innovation

Mediclinic believes it is important that there is meaningful scientific data to support new technologies...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Access to quality, affordable healthcare is the goal

Cost containment, managed healthcare and technology are where healthcare is going in 2017...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Sustainability requires innovation

In the next decade the South African healthcare industry will look very different...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The changing face of healthcare

Four trends in the healthcare industry or 2017, which will have an impact on how we run medical aid companies and how people use them...

By Jeremy Yatt 9 Jan 2017

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