Tzvi Brivik Director Malcolm Lyons and Brivik Inc. Attorneys South Africa Diabetes is a condition in which the body does not properly process food for use as energy. A Type 2 diabetic has an insulin resistance, meaning either that the pancreas does not produce sufficient insulin or that the body does not
The changes patients hope to see in pharmaceutical advertising with the implementation of digital health. Improved patient education. Original article featured on InfectionControl.tips
Tzvi Brivik Director Malcolm Lyons and Brivik Inc. Attorneys South Africa A BRIEF LOOK AT THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF AN ELECTRONIC RECORDS SYSTEM IN SOUTH AFRICA. INTRODUCTION A Health record contains the information about the health of an identifiable individual recorded by a health care practitioner, either personally or by someone else at
Medical reports captured in text format centrally on a patient’s electronic health record means effective indexing and demographic matching when searching for a doctor online. Original article featured on Patient UK – (www.patient.info)
Tzvi Brivik Director Malcolm Lyons and Brivik Inc. Attorneys South Africa WHO OWNS PATIENT RECORDS IN SOUTH AFRICA? A patient’s medical records contain highly sensitive, personal and confidential information, which include but are not limited to present, past, social and surgical medical history. In terms of the Promotion of Access to Information
How did ePatients evolve? Original Article Featured on eHealth News Africa (www.ehna.org)
Art for Change and South African eHealth Most people don’t know this, but for centuries, art has been used for a number of reasons to advance humanity. Creativity is part of what it is to be human and this has been well demonstrated in museum collections such as the Maropeng – Cradle of Humankind visitor
When I was a patient during my facial reconstruction, I spent close to ten years researching my condition online which inevitably lead me to the success of my surgeries after connecting with a face transplant surgeon at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in the USA through finding his articles. Every time I visited a doctor
I am a facial difference ePatient in South Africa. The letter “e” stands for a number of things, but the most recognized is empowered, engaged and enabled. I use the internet to find information that has taught me about my condition. I had a face reconstruction in Johannesburg which took me a decade to complete.
What South African patients need to know about DIGITAL HEALTH I get asked a lot about what it is I do. I am a digital health activist. A lot of people don’t know what digital health is, so it can be confusing why I use my design and internet skills to broadcast this message voluntarily.