Founded in 2000 by Dr Hendrik Hanekom and Dr George Veliotes, Intercare is committed to providing healthcare that is affordable and accessible. Intercare operates Medical & Dental Centres, Urgent Care, Day Hospitals and Sub-Acute & Rehabilitation Hospitals.
To create a better healthcare experience altogether.
Intercare aims to build innovative healthcare solutions through the ongoing introduction of products and services into a network of world-class healthcare facilities. We strive to become the provider of choice in healthcare and are committed to consistent levels of excellence and professionalism in service delivery.
The values that drive us are:
- Patient First - We put our patients first in all we do.
- Integrity - We uphold a spirit of openness, honesty and trust.
- Compassion - We treat everyone with care, dignity, kindness and empathy.
- Innovation - We encourage continuous improvement and pioneer solutions to exceed our patients' needs.
- Excellence - We strive to achieve the highest standard of service, working as a team and accepting personal accountability.
Dr Hendrik Hanekom - Chief Executive: Intercare Group
Dr HA Hanekom is the Chief Executive and co-founder of the Intercare group that was established in 2000. He obtained an MBChB from the University of Pretoria in 1978 and practised as a general practitioner from 1980 to 1987. He subsequently joined the Medical Association of South Africa. He became Chief Executive of this organisation in 1990, and served in this capacity until 1999.
Dr Hanekom served as a board member of the World Medical Association for eight years and also chaired the socio-medical affairs committee during that time. He was also an advisor to the Director-General of the World Health Organisation.
Dr George Veliotes - Chairman: Intercare Group
Dr George Veliotes is Chairman and Co-founder of the Intercare Group. He qualified as a medical doctor from the University of Pretoria in 1985 and obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Wits Business School. From 1993 to 1996 he headed the Health Policy and Private Practice divisions of the South African Medical Association. In this position, he was actively involved in the formulation of health policy and participated in many national forums dealing with private and public health sector issues. In 1997 he co-chaired the Managed Care Committee established by the Department of Health to formulate policy on managed health care in South Africa.
Dr Veliotes serves on the Boards of several organizations locally and internationally and he specializes in integrated health care delivery systems.