There are currently some misconceptions in the industry as to whether bedhead service systems are considered to be medical devices. Examples of bedhead service systems can be found at: https://www.hutz.co.za/products/bedhead-service-systems/ The attached communication, dated 21 August 2019, issued by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority’s (SAHPRA) Acting CEO, Portia Nkambule, confirms that a bedhead service system is a medical device. ...

Being in the Medical Industry, we all understand the importance of a medical device as these both support and save lives and therefore require to meet the relevant quality standards. Unfortunately, the current situation in South Africa is such that R80.4-billion is spent on Medico-legal claims which now equates to more than half the annual Provincial Budget. These malpractice claims are caused either by the Healthcare Practitioner, or by the Healthcare Facility itself. To curb these expenses, stricter measures will be applied from the insurance provider, as no insurance company will...

Keep in the loop as we engage and share the latest news pertaining to new Products and Service Offerings as well as Industry Trends. “Being visible in the marketplace is imperative and social media platforms allow us to be able to interact and share information, new and happenings with our followers at the drop of a hat. For both new and existing customers, it provides a good reference to who we are and what we stand as well as the products and services we offer,” commented Brené Hershensohnn, Communications Manager....

With a passion for the healthcare industry, and children, Hutz Medical endeavours to assist in helping those less fortunate within the community and partnering with others to reach these objectives. One of the projects in which we were involved was the recent Ngwelezane Hospital Paediatric Burn Unit project, run by Carte Blanche’s Make A Difference campaign. ...

Hutz Medical is proud to introduce a new system implemented on all theatre light systems, allowing us to keep track of service intervals as well as other important information relating to each system installation. Each theatre light system will be fitted with a unique QR Barcode by means of a self-adhesive TAG attached to the side of the light head. As of March 2019, all newly supplied theatre light systems have been fitted with these TAG’s that are pre-programmed with all relevant information....

We are proud to announce that Hutz Medical has been appointed as sole supplier of the Luvis light range in sub-Saharan Africa.Manufactured in Korea under the most stringent conditions, the Luvis light range includes Dental, Procedure and Theatre lights. With more than 10 000 installations completed in various countries worldwide, the product has a proud history showing amazing growth in the market within the past five years....

The Hutz Group of Companies is proud to announce the recent acquisition of its Vtop CNC Fibre Laser Cutting machine that will play an instrumental role in our newly established Hutz Engineering division. A division of the Hutz Group of Companies, Hutz Engineering was established to meet the needs of clients both nationally and internationally while addressing a niche in the marketplace....

Set to open in August 2019, Cure Day Hospital Wilgeheuwel is an 18-bed, 3-theatre hospital specialising in day procedures. Located in Gauteng, the hospital is the ninth facility in the Cure Day Group, which is also represented in the Free State and Western Cape. Hutz Medical supplied a range of products to Cure Day Hospital Wilgeheuwel, including Bedhead Service Systems (HU10-01), Pendant Service Systems (HU6-S1) and Theatre Control Panels (HU12-MAJ)....

St George’s Hospital in Port Elizabeth recently upgraded their Cardiac Theatre and installed a triple head state-of-the-art theatre light in the form of the Luvis L/L/L200. These light heads were all fitted with smart sensor technology to ensure maximum light output and reduce shadows while in use and proved to be the perfect solution for the hospital’s medical lighting needs....

Hutz Medical participated at the recent Africa Health 2019, the largest medical exhibition in Africa. An annual event held at Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg, the Africa Health Expo had more than 560 local and international exhibitors from 39 countries exhibiting during the week. More than 10 000 healthcare professionals attended the exhibition this year as the expo continues to grow year-on-year in both visitors and popularity....