HST has travelled across the country to discuss the global trend of eHealth interoperability, its impact on South Africa and the rest of the continent.
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Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi addressed delegates at the HASA 2015 Conference in Cape Town about Universal Access & the unavoidable necessity of NHI.
Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has said that NHI is the answer to reducing the escalating costs of private healthcare.
The National Department of Health has released the official mHealth Strategy 2015-2019 that outlines the government’s mHealth vision for South Africa.
Dr Jameson Malemela talks about the healthcare strides Sibanye Gold is taking by using eHealth to harness their data to improve occupational health.
Lead of the Inclusive Healthcare Innovation Initiative, Dr Lindi van Niekerk talks about the importance of healthcare innovation and its impact on eHealth.
During the North West DoH budget vote, Provincial MEC for Health, Magome Masike, announced that eHealth is a priority and that EMRs will soon be piloted.
Dr Reinder Nauta talks about giving the majority of South Africans access to private healthcare and the possibilities it creates for the future.
During the 2015/16 provincial health budget speech WC Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, discussed funding for health technology and goals for the year.
While the NHI pilot sites are being monitored across the country, it is still unclear what model the system will ultimately follow.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi revealed that the NDoH is working with the CSIR to develop an eHealth system to accompany the rollout of NHI.