Related StoriesMelatonin and the circadian rhythm: an interview with Professor Kennaway, University of AdelaideGenetic carrier screening: an interview with Don Hardison, CEO of Good Start GeneticsAcupuncture may be viable treatment for females experiencing hot flashes Most people who use acupuncture believe it enhances their health. But Western-style medicine has found it complicated to design clinical tests to prove acupuncture's effectiveness.AfroCentric's healthcare IT solutions subsidiary, Helios IT Solutions , and FICO now offer this fraud management and payment integrity system to all medical schemes in South Africa. Medical schemes can use this option, deployed through Helios ITS' secure technological providing, to detect, review and investigate suspicious claims, providers and members, and deliver cost-effective quality treatment with integrity. 'Healthcare fraud is increasing, accounting for between 10 and 20 % of gross healthcare claim payments globally relating to KPMG,' said Paul Midlane, AfroCentric's general supervisor of Legal Risk and Governance Compliance. 'Based on World Health Corporation estimates that South Africa spent R376 billion on healthcare in 2011 alone, substantial losses are happening within an industry already plagued with rising costs.' Related StoriesRE.WORK showcases potential technology and innovations in deep learning softwareCancer medical diagnosis improvements in England: an interview with Lucy Elliss-BrookesOJ Bio in Medica 2015 - Stage of Care diagnostics' role in reducing antibiotics prescribingThe cutting-edge fraud detection program employs predictive analytics to identify and reduce fraud, waste and misuse at the claim, procedure and provider levels.