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Pharma's role in the digital health landscape

Pharma's role in the digital health landscape | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
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malek's curator insight, May 14, 2014 11:30 AM

The health costs, access and resources are a key driver to seeking solutions to the health dilemma that exists right now and is projected to only get worse.  

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Video: The future of health care - | GE Look Ahead | The Economist

Video: The future of health care - | GE Look Ahead | The Economist | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
Twenty-two percent of the world's population will be at least 60 years old by 2050, double the percentage in 2000. This growing population is living longer
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9 Digital Health Trends For 2014 - InformationWeek

9 Digital Health Trends For 2014 - InformationWeek | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
Step back, EHRs. These healthcare IT innovations are poised to take center stage in 2014.
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Let GPs charge for services not available on NHS, say LMCs | GPonline.com

Let GPs charge for services not available on NHS, say LMCs | GPonline.com | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
GPs should be allowed to charge their patients private fees to provide treatment not funded by the NHS, LMCs have said.
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NICE recommends prostate cancer drug abiraterone : Cancer Research UK

NICE recommends prostate cancer drug abiraterone : Cancer Research UK | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued new draft guidance recommending the use of previously rejected prostate cancer drug abiraterone (Zytiga) on the NHS.
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Minimally Disruptive Medicine comes alive!

Minimally Disruptive Medicine comes alive! | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it

Is this what we should be aiming towards? Is it achievable?

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Sixth of cancers due to infection

Sixth of cancers due to infection | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
One in six cancers - two million a year globally - are caused by largely treatable or preventable infections, new estimates suggest.
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Cabinet in confusion over NHS risk register publication

Cabinet in confusion over NHS risk register publication | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
Ministers to decide whether to veto ruling that it should publish assessment of impact of the new Health and Social Care Act...
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Integrated care – the picture remains unclear | Inside Commissioning | GPonline.com Blogs

Integrated care – the picture remains unclear | Inside Commissioning | GPonline.com Blogs | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it

With the multiple challenges of tightening NHS finances, an ageing population and the growing burden of chronic illnesses, integrated care is seen by some as a key tool for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of care.

Read more: http://insidecommissioning.gponline.com/2012/04/26/integrated-care-the-picture-remains-unclear/#ixzz1uGyiOZfF

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Drones for good - | GE Look Ahead | The Economist

Drones for good - | GE Look Ahead | The Economist | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
Millions of dollars earmarked for vaccines, medicine and aid in developing nations are wasted or stolen. Teams from Silicon Valley, Harvard and MIT have pr
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Roger Stein: A bold new way to fund drug research | Video on TED.com

Believe it or not, about 20 years' worth of potentially life-saving drugs are sitting in labs right now, untested. Why? Because they can't get the funding to go to trials; the financial risk is too high.
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Primary Care: Today and Tomorrow - Improving general practice by working - Deloitte UK Centre for Health Solutions | Deloitte UK

Primary Care: Today and Tomorrow - Improving general practice by working - Deloitte UK Centre for Health Solutions | Deloitte UK | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it

Interesting summary of the latest Deloitte report on why general practice needs to change

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Drawing test 'predicts strokes'

Drawing test 'predicts strokes' | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
A simple drawing test may help predict the risk of older men dying after a first stroke, a study in the journal BMJ Open suggests.
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Today in healthcare: Wednesday 9 May

Today in healthcare: Wednesday 9 May | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it
A digest of the key news stories, comment pieces, blogposts and tweets across the sector...
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All for one, one for all: GP-led organisations & their government masters | The Nuffield Trust

All for one, one for all: GP-led organisations & their government masters | The Nuffield Trust | Perspectives on healthcare | Scoop.it

Is it possible to have strong general practice (GP) ownership of a primary health care organisation, whilst pursuing a population health agenda? Geoff Meads termed this age-old tension between general practice and public health the attempt to mix oil and water.

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