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Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by COHSASA

These are the healthcare facilities that have been awarded accreditation by The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA), a not-for-profit company (NPC) based in Cape Town...

Issued by COHSASA 26 May 2021

Breaking news: 85% of healthcare professionals now want to liaise with representatives online!

In a world forever changed by the pandemic, pharmaceutical companies (pharma) have had to start communicating with healthcare professional (HCP) clients online. The latest statistics from global healthcare e-platform Veeva...

Issued by Cingulate 4 May 2021

Private hospitals added to Covid-19 vaccine roll out sites

The vaccine rollout sites has been expanded to include 13 private hospitals as the Sisonke Programme gains momentum.

4 Mar 2021

Healthcare marketer - Is your audience engaged online?

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant global lockdowns, many healthcare companies have doubled or even tripled their digital marketing communication. Whilst connecting with your brand's stakeholders...

Issued by Cingulate 26 Jan 2021

UK accused of poaching health workers from poorer countries

Two doctors have written a scathing letter in the South African Medical Journal, criticising the United Kingdom for hiring a disproportionate number of health workers from foreign countries...

By Rufaro Samanga 21 Jan 2021

Making a hospital space feel psychologically safer helped South African health workers

In a busy South African hospital recently, teams of nurses and doctors were given an unusual task. They had to figure out who could build the tallest freestanding structure out of nothing but spaghetti sticks and then balance a marshmallow on top. They had 20 minutes to work it out...

By Hamieda Parker 15 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Are day hospitals the new trend?

Globally, day surgery hospitals have changed the experience of patients by offering an alternative to acute/conventional hospital surgery...

By Lee Callakoppen 7 Jan 2021

The South African health system after Covid-19

Health systems in countries such as South Africa are invariably characterised by a mix of public authorities with wider social obligations and private arrangements, such as insurance and service provision, responsive to individual demand and need...

By Alex van den Heever 7 Jan 2021

Studies confirm Daikin's patented streamer technology inactivates more than 99.9% of the coronavirus

A bold statement indeed, but one backed by science. Daikin can now confidently confirm the effectiveness of their patented streamer technology, which successfully inactivates more than 99.9% of the novel coronavirus after irradiating the virus for three hours...

Issued by Daikin 14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

Bloom Financial Services endorses Universal Health Coverage Day

Bloom Financial Services, together with their partner Momentum Health4Me, will be observing the United Nations' Universal Health Coverage Day on 12 December...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 11 Dec 2020

Prioritising wellness to retain young healthcare professionals

Doctors and healthcare workers in South Africa have been caught in the eye of the Covid-19 storm: we have actively fought as the frontline of defence to curb the spread of the virus, as well as continued to provide the best possible care we could to our patients...

26 Nov 2020

Top hospital in Rwanda accredited for 4 years

King Faisal Hospital Kigali has become the first hospital in Rwanda to receive a four-year accreditation award from The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (Cohsasa). The occasion was celebrated at a ceremony on 29 October 2020 held at the Marriott Hotel in Kigali...

Issued by COHSASA 26 Nov 2020

Revenue management and analytics can drive better healthcare

Hospitals in Africa face several constraints. From a lack of infrastructure and resources to low access, a complex value chain, disconnected technologies and systems, unintegrated processes resulting in revenue leakage, late payment, stranded claims, uncollectible write-offs, as well as dissatisfied customers...

By Tharina Gombault 17 Nov 2020









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