Simon Carpenter is the chief technology adviser at SAP Africa. Simon has 33 years of wide-ranging experience in the IT sector. The last 21 years have been with market leader SAP’s African business where he has held a number of leadership positions.
With the advent of the smartphone, patients, no matter what their location, can connect to their doctors to get expert advice. In Africa, these initiatives are already having an impact on care. In this guest column, we hear from SAP Africa's Simon Carpenter about the future of the health care industry and how technology is being used to drive the future of treatment, wellness and care.