HealthMan publishes Costing Guide for 2018

               As part of its services, HealthMan publishes an annual review of...

Amblyopia visual function not improved with binocular video game

A home-based binocular falling-blocks video game does not improve visual outcomes more than placebo for children and adults with unilateral amblyopia, according to a...

Static perimetry approach may be better for children with glaucoma

A simple static perimetry approach may yield higher-quality results than a combined perimetry approach in children younger than 10 years with glaucoma, a study...

Notice of SAPPF AGM 2018

Notice is hereby given that the SAPPF’s 9th Annual General Meeting of members will be held at the Inter-Continental Hotel, OR Tambo International Airport, at10h00 on Saturday, 14...

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Life Healthcare stops release of HMI preliminary report

The Health Market Inquiry (HMI) has confirmed that objections from Life Healthcare have forced it to delay the publication of its preliminary findings and recommendations again.  The...

Life Healthcare stops release of HMI preliminary report

The Health Market Inquiry (HMI) has confirmed that objections from Life Healthcare have forced it to delay the publication of its preliminary findings and recommendations again.  The...

Life Healthcare withdraws objections to HMI Provisional Report

The Health Market Inquiry (HMI) has confirmed that it will release its Provisional Report on the private healthcare sector on Thursday, 5 July after Life Healthcare...

SAMA weighs in on NHI Bill

SAMA says while the recently released NHI Bill contains good and bad news, many aspects remain vague and need more detailed clarification

What to expect from HMI findings?

The seriously delayed Health Market Inquiry (HMI), which is tasked with probing the cost drivers of SA’s private healthcare market, is now set to publish its...

Medical scheme body anticipates mainly positive HMI report

The Health Funders Association (HFA) says it hopes the HMI Provisional Report to be released tomorrow (5 July) will recommend interventions to ensure that the private sector can contribute to a sustainable universal healthcare system

A.D.A.M. to provide docs with CME/CPD accredited specialist content

African healthcare providers now have access to CME/CPD accredited, online specialist content from leading international universities through the A.D.A.M. Suite of Healthcare Products

Private healthcare market fraught with problems, HMI report reveals

The Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report has found numerous problems and practices in the private healthcare sector that are driving up healthcare costs and distort competition

SAMA concerned about “induced-demand” claims in HMI Provisional Report

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has raised concerns about certain aspects of the provisional report of the Health Market Inquiry (HMI) into the private health...

URGENT REMINDER: SAPPF Annual General Meeting

This is a reminder of the 9th Annual General Meeting of members that will be held at the Inter-Continental Hotel, OR Tambo International Airport, at 10h00 on Saturday, 14 July...

Cataract surgery may cut risk of serious car accidents

Cataract surgery is associated with a modest decrease in the risk of the patient being in a serious traffic crash as the driver, a...

Results of SAMA’s Practice Cost Studies to be released soon

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) says it hopes to make the results of the Practice Cost Study (PCS) surveys conducted since August last year available...

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