November 2020 – Chronic Iron Deficiency

Do we take sufficient care of our chronic iron deficiency patients? • Are we alert to the symptoms and complaints of these patients?• Do we request iron studies frequently enough?• Do we interpret these results correctly?• DO WE ACT ON LOW FERRITIN LEVELS?• Do we...

October 2020 – Vision for SkyTrack

The vision for the Skytrack system is to track all pre and post-analytical activities in an accurate near real time manner. Button is installed.   Staff will press the button to create a call for either Blood Collection or to Fetch Sample. This will enable...

September 2020 – Report options

Pathcare Vermaak have different set of reports available that can be accessed by making use of the Mobile application or web access: Microbiology reports: Microbiology Cumulative (2 Weeks) – This report displays all micro results for the last 2 weeks from date of the...

August 2020 – LIVER TRANSPLANTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Interesting facts: South Africa has two liver transplant centers, one in Cape Town at the Groote Schuur hospital and the other at the WITS Donald Gordan Medical Centre in Johannesburg (DGMC). The program started at the DGMC in 2004. Between 2004 and 2016 a total of...