History

MediSwitch was formed in 2001 as a result of the merger between the QEDI business of Comparex Africa (now Business Connexion) and Bytes’ MediSwitch business.

MediSwitch pioneered Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) in healthcare in 1993 and was the first company to offer online transactions to healthcare professionals in 1999.

With over 20 years' experience in electronic transacting between healthcare professionals and funders, MediSwitch is a seasoned player in the industry with a wealth of experience in electronic transaction switching.

We are the largest ‘electronic claims delivery’ company in South Africa, with an active customer base of over 14 000 practices in South Africa - receiving over 280 000 patient claims a day and processing over 200 000 online claims per day.