Healthcare technology investment in Africa throughout Q1 and Q2 2020 has totalled $73.465 million USD across a total of 28 deals, and the $10.0 million USD Series A raise by Helium Health in May 2020 is yet another example of the progress healthcare technology companies are making.
Healthcare practice management tools, such as Helium Health, support important administration functions within primary healthcare. While patient records, billing and appointment management might be considered somewhat less glamorous areas of HealthTech, they present a big opportunity. For many hospitals across Africa, administration is still very much paper-based, time-consuming and inefficient.
In this report we take a look at some of the investment trends, companies and business models that are helping to capture patient data and support more efficient hospital administration processes.