Preliminary results from a lean hospital improvement plan rolled out at 4 state hospitals show it’s possible to significantly reduce patient waiting times.
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Following the implementation of the Lean approach in four Gauteng hospitals, there have been drastic reductions in patient waiting times.
Dr Jameson Malemela talks about the healthcare strides Sibanye Gold is taking by using eHealth to harness their data to improve occupational health.
The Oncology Centre in Peter Mokaba Ridge Road, Durban, is being equipped with an Elekta VERSA HD Linear Accelerator, the first of its kind in Africa.
eHealth systems are an important part of modernising Gauteng public health services, and will therefore be prioritised by the provincial government.
Court papers have been made public that further implicate former Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa, in Gauteng Department of Health corruption allegations.
The newly built Natalspruit Hospital is experiencing issues with its eHealth system because staff aren’t adequately trained to use it.
The NHLS is in a critical state due to a reported accumulated debt of R5 billion owed to them from various provincial health departments.
Gauteng hospitals have reported stock outs of essential medicines in recent weeks, including amphotericin B, a life-saving drug for people with AIDS.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has issued a measles outbreak alert to notify clinicians that they should be on high alert of symptoms.
As 2014 draws to a close it’s apparent that the eHealth industry is growing rapidly, both nationally and internationally.