Hasa Quality Summit Speakers Dr Vuyo Gqola

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).
Hasa Quality Summit Speakers Dr Vuyo Gqola

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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