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Dr Vuyo Gqola

Chief Healthcare Officer Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS)

Dr Vuyo Gqola is a registered Medical Practitioner. After several years in clinical practice, she made the transition into the managed care industry in 2010. In 2015 she was appointed as GEMS Executive: Healthcare Management. In her current role as GEMS Chief Healthcare Officer (CHO), she is responsible for managed care services including clinical risk and medicine management; healthcare networks; provider relations; tariffs and billing; tariff negotiations and healthcare strategic sourcing. She holds thefollowing qualifications:

Bachelor of Science (BSc) from University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN).

  • BSc (Hons) in Microbiology from UZKN.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from University of Cape Town
    (UCT).
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Leadership (University of
    Stellenbosch).
  • Certificate in Expert Negotiation (Gordon Institute of Business Science – GIBS).
  • Certificate in Global Health Delivery (Harvard University).
  • Certificate in The Strategy for Healthcare Delivery (Harvard Business School).
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Dr Vuyo Gqola

Chief Healthcare Officer Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS)

Dr Vuyo Gqola is a registered Medical Practitioner. After several years in clinical practice, she made the transition into the managed care industry in 2010. In 2015 she was appointed as GEMS Executive: Healthcare Management. In her current role as GEMS Chief Healthcare Officer (CHO), she is responsible for managed care services including clinical risk and medicine management; healthcare networks; provider relations; tariffs and billing; tariff negotiations and healthcare strategic sourcing. She holds thefollowing qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) from University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN).
  • BSc (Hons) in Microbiology from UZKN.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from University of Cape Town
    (UCT).
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Leadership (University of
    Stellenbosch).
  • Certificate in Expert Negotiation (Gordon Institute of Business Science – GIBS).
  • Certificate in Global Health Delivery (Harvard University).
  • Certificate in The Strategy for Healthcare Delivery (Harvard Business School).

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