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ELLEN FLANNERY , EDITOR
Greetings and a warm welcome to the latest instalment of Intelligent Health . tech . We trust that you have had a rejuvenating month and are eager to delve into this newest edition .
For our cover story , we feature Cath Willcox , Head of Information Governance and Health Records at the Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust .
The Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK ’ s leading heart and lung hospitals , treating approximately 50,000 patients each year . As traditional paper and postage are increasingly phased out in favour of electronic patient engagement , the trust selected Zivver to reduce human error and protect sensitive data in outbound and incoming emails .
“ In a world where paper and postage are quickly being replaced by digital engagement , we must be able to facilitate this whilst ensuring accessibility for all patients . Zivver provides a truly simple user-friendly experience and that is very important for us ,” said Willcox .
South Africa and the opportunities and resolutions available to tackle the pit latrine crisis , specifically in schools , within the region .
We find out more on page 44 .
On page 25 , our Editor ’ s Question asks : What ethical guidelines must digital consulting professionals follow when implementing healthcare technologies for medical clients ? We hear from three experts from Infinum , Methods Analytics and CitiusTech .
Shreejit Nair , Senior Vice President of Life Sciences at CitiusTech , takes us on a journey through the dynamic world of medical imaging informatics on page 32 . From AI-driven insights to cloud-based collaboration , discover how cuttingedge technology is revolutionising clinical trials and paving the way for personalised medicine .
This month ’ s Industry Investigation now turns to sub-Saharan Africa , where Six hundred health clinics are able to provide care and treatment to patients outside of daylight hours , thanks to solar-powered lights and off-grid energy systems provided by d . light , the global provider of transformational household products and affordable finance for low-income households and communities in the developing world . Read more on page 39 .
We also have a range of ‘ Intelligent ’ pages , which feature the latest in Artificial Intelligence , cloud , wearable technology , robotics , security and Virtual Reality .
I hope you enjoy this issue and if you would like to contribute to any future editions then please do not hesitate to contact me .
Ellen Flannery , Editor
Read more on page 48 .
Shifting our focus from Europe to Africa , we hear from Robert Erasmus , Managing Director at Sanitech , who discusses the challenges faced in
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