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Locums in a Time of Crisis: Introducing LocumBase

Struggling to quickly find a reliable locum during the COVID-19 pandemic? LocumBase will take the risk away.

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Talk to a Doctor

Looking for an easy-to-use video Doctor consultation application? Talk to a Doctor online, from the comfort of your home, with just a few clicks.

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Payment Links: What You Need to Know

Payment links, are they secure? How does one use a payment link? We’ll give you a quick run-down on what they are and which steps you should follow when you receive a payment request from your practitioner.

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7 Simple Steps to Understanding Telemed and Payment Links

As a patient, you might be unfamiliar with the online solutions that your practitioner is using, such as Telemed and Payment Links. We will show you just how easy to use and secure these tools are.

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Safely Practice Amidst the COVID-19 (Policy Example)

Healthcare professionals have been encouraged to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. But how can you help without getting infected? A policy example will be included to assist you.

7 FAQs About the POPI Act in South Africa (2020)

Are you uncertain about the POPI Act in South Africa and need your questions answered? We will be answering the top 7 most frequently asked questions to help you understand the basics.

Role-Based Access Control Explained (With an Example)

Unsure what Role-Based Access Control is? Here we will give you an explanation of what RBAC is, the benefits thereof and an example that can be used in a medical practice.

Data Backup Management for Medical Practices

Backing up your data sounds like a mundane task, but it shouldn’t be taken for granted. It’s an essential strategy for any medical practice in this day and age where technology has become a big part of our lives.

The Advantages of a Cloud-Based Medical Practice

Wondering whether you should take your practice onto the cloud? Here are a few things that you need to know before you do.

What Does It Mean To Have a Patient-Centred Care Approach

As a healthcare professional with your own medical practice, you need to treat it as the business it is. What… read more

Save and Protect Your Data and Finances Through Medical Software

The healthcare industry is data sensitive and technological improvements, such as medical software, have enabled healthcare professionals to use this data to improve their productivity. However, the question comes to mind: how safe is all this data?

Smart Medical Software for Healthcare Professionals in South Africa

Introduction Now, in order to run an efficient medical practice, you might want to invest in a complete medical practice… read more

The Different Roles and Responsibilities in a Successful Medical Practice

The owner/practitioner of a successful medical practice knows that it’s important to include different roles and responsibilities into the practice’s operations to ensure all duties are taken care of.

How to Build, Grow, and Maintain Your Medical Practice’s Brand

In this blog, we will discuss a few tips/strategies that you can follow in order to build, grow, and maintain your medical practice’s brand. Whether you are trying to revamp your practice’s image or starting from scratch, you can apply the following tips.

Getting Insured: 7 Types of Insurance to Protect Your Medical Practice

We are halfway through the series of opening a new medical practice in South Africa. In this blog, we will… read more

Buying or Leasing Your Medical Office Space: Which is Better?

As part of opening your new medical practice in South Africa, the question comes: Should I buy or lease my medical office space? How do you choose which one is better?

Get Registered: What You Need to Know Before Opening Your New Practice

As part of our series on How to Open a Medical Practice in South Africa, there are a few things you need to do before opening your medical practice. We will give you a quick guideline of where you need to get registered in South Africa before you open your doors.

How to Write a Medical Practice Business Plan

Your business plan is a powerful tool. As we mentioned before, your business plan will form your practice’s foundation and guide you through each stage of starting your new practice.

How to Open a Medical Practice in South Africa: A Quick Guideline

It takes years of education and experience to become a doctor. Now it’s time to add your own personal touch and move towards owning your own medical practice.

What medical practices should know about self-diagnosis with Dr Google

In an ideal world, the internet would be used by patients merely as a starting point, to ascertain whether a symptom may be serious enough to warrant a doctor’s visit.

Medication non-compliance: Getting patients to follow treatment plans

Although it is the patient’s responsibility to follow treatment plans, when they choose not to do so, their actions may negatively impact the reputation of your medical practice, and end fatally for the very people you’re trying to help.

How medical practices can minimise the risk of being sued

It doesn’t matter whether you were in the wrong or not; all it takes is one disgruntled patient, and your entire life’s work can suddenly be compromised.

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