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Hutz Medical participated at the South African Federation of Hospital Engineers (SAFHE) and Clinical Engineers Association of South Africa (CEASA) exhibition, held in Cape Town in August 2019. The biannual SAFHE exhibition allows us as a company a great opportunity to meet and interact with some of the most brilliant engineering minds in the country, as well as giving Hutz the chance to introduce new designs and product concepts, while simultaneously gaining valuable feedback from our target market. ...

The 1st of September marked my 25th anniversary at Hutz and I thought what better time than this to reflect. I signed an initial two year contract for an Austrian lighting company based in Johannesburg, immigrated to South Africa in 1984 and after 10 years’ service, I became rather disillusioned as I could not see myself “making a difference” or having an influence over the actual outcome. The “fun” was gone and it was time for a change. The attached communication, dated 21 August 2019, issued by the South African Health Products...

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...

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