Picking up the pace of healthcare innovation
“The Covid-19 pandemic has galvanised the development of more than 120 health technology innovations that have been piloted or adopted in Africa of which nearly 60% were ICT-driven, 25% were
based on 3D printing and 10.9% were robotic,” reported Bizcommunity (23 September 2021)
According to Dr Benji Ozynski, director of business development at Wits Healthcare Innovation (WHI), a division of Wits Health Consortium, the pandemic has shown that it is possible to move quickly and safely in bringing new solutions to healthcare challenges to market.
- A clinic booking system developed by the WHI for public health clinics which improves clinic waiting times and continuity of care for patients.
- Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre has partnered with WHI and BetterWork to build on health innovation and digital transformation strategy at the hospital.