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‘Save a life’ with Netcare by learning how to do CPR
Trauma is a major cause of death and disability in South Africa resulting in as many as 70 000 deaths per year with another 3. 5 million people requiring some form of health care as a result of trauma- related injuries and complications ...Read More »
Allowing private sector to train doctors is key to alleviating SA’s skills shortages.
Licensing private institutions to train doctors could help reduce South Africa’s shortage of doctors and effectively deal with the country’s burden of disease, Mariné Erasmus, from economic consultancy Econex, told delegates at the Hospital Association of South Africa’s (HASA) ...Read More »
Price controls unlikely to encourage competition, says former UK Competition Commissioner
Introducing price controls in the private healthcare market to improve competition should be a remedy of the last resort, according to the former Deputy Chairman of the UK Competition Commission, Peter Davis.
Davis, who is now Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon, was speaking at the ...Read More »
Capping medical malpractice claims could reduce doctors’ insurance costs
The capping of medical malpractice claims was one way to deal with the spiralling costs related to medical defence cases burdening the healthcare sector, according to Donald Dinnie, a Director at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright in South Africa. Speaking at the Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA) ...Read More »
Australian healthcare system provides key lessons for South Africa
A mixed public-private sector provider model could lead to increased access to better quality healthcare for patients in South Africa, Michael Roff, CEO of the Australian Private Hospital Association, said.
Speaking at the Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA) 2014 conference taking ...Read More »
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