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[LISTEN] Concussion at the coalface of collision sports. An audience with Prof Jon Patricios

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In this BJSM podcast, we hear from Associate Professor Jon Patricios, a South African Sport & Exercise Medicine physician who has extensive experience of working in Rugby Union. He has an interest in concussion, having written the concussion protocols for the BokSmart injury prevention programme and he is a member of the World Rugby Concussion Advisory Group.

In this discussion, we discuss (among various things)

– How things have changes from an immediate care point of view
– How the HIA works at present?
– The tools available that could help pick up a concussion at the
professional level
– What happens after match-day in terms of follow-up/advice
– Clinical tips in terms of communicate the protocol to players/staff
– Common pitfalls do you encounter when it comes to RTP after a concussion

[WATCH] Healthcare Innovations – Part 2

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The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) recently hosted the Health Industry Insight Conference, bringing together a number of experts in the fields of healthcare. A key focus for this event was the focus on how innovation can drive a better quality healthcare system in South Africa.

This is part 2 of a two-part panel discussion looking at innovation in the healthcare sector and includes insights from:

– Marlon Burgess, CEO, Afrisky Holdings

– Fanie Hendriksz, Managing Director, Right ePharmacy

– Dr Jonathan Louw, CEO, SANBS

– Clyde Lewis, Chief Commercial Officer, GE Healthcare

[WATCH] Healthcare Innovations – Part 1

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The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) recently hosted the Health Industry Insight Conference, bringing together a number of experts in the fields of healthcare. A key focus for this event was the focus on how innovation can drive a better quality healthcare system in South Africa.

This is part 1 of a two-part panel discussion looking at innovation in the healthcare sector and includes insights from:

– Marlon Burgess, CEO, Afrisky Holdings

– Fanie Hendriksz, Managing Director, Right ePharmacy

– Dr Jonathan Louw, CEO, SANBS

– Clyde Lewis, Chief Commercial Officer, GE Healthcare

World rugby’s injury prevention journey: Sir Bill Beaumont gives the view from the top

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With the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicking off shortly, much of the focus is going to be on the effective man-management of key players and ensuring that players remain injury-free.

In this latest podcast, Dr Martin Raftery and Dr Ross Tucker join the BJSM to discuss World Rugby’s injury prevention journey, and most recent player welfare initiatives. We also hear from World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont on how rugby has evolved in this regard.

[WATCH] The Future of Value Based Healthcare – Part 3

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The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) recently hosted a number of healthcare experts on the subject of Value Based Healthcare.

The Future of Value-Based Healthcare discussion hosted a panel with the following experts:
– Dr Elton Dorkin, MD of Dr EP Dorkin & Associates
– Victoria Barr, Senior Director at FTI Consulting and co-founder of Alignd
– Jasper Westerink, CEO, Philips Africa
– Dr Shrey Viranna, CEO of Life Healthcare
– Dr Unati Mahlati, Chief Medical Officer, Discovery Health Medical Scheme

This is the third part of the session on Value Based Healthcare: