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Executive Health Management

Most Innovative Cancer Drugs Are Not Prioritised

2020 31 Jan

Innovative cancer drugs take longer to pass through clinical trials, licensing and appraisal for availability on the National Health Service ( NHS) than more conventional treatments, shows a recent study published in Drug Discovery Today .   You may also like: Cancer Research UK: Delays That Could Have Been Avoided   In... Read more

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Brexit Disruption Harnessed for Better NHS

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The UK National Health Service (NHS) has been a cornerstone of deliberations for Brexit, Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU). Proceedings have put into high relief operational problems faced by the NHS with concerns over nurse numbers at the forefront. With the UK set to leave the EU on January 31, 2020, how is the NHS addressing... Read more

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Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 02 Oct

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen, a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. HealthManagement.org spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and... Read more

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Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?

2019 02 Oct

The date is set (we think!) - on October 31st the United Kingdom is to leave the European Union (EU). Since the 2016 referendum on membership of the EU bloc, when 51.9% of British voters opted for an exit from the European Union, the Brexit negotiations have been erratic and dramatic with no resolution about the form the exit will take. Trade deals,... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 03 Jun

RAIN Radio Frequency ID (Passive UHF RFID) technology has transformed various industries over the past two decades, yet the limitations of fixed readers in both accuracy and range have constrained deployment, leaving many organisations reliant on the more accurate but resource draining manual handheld readers or very expensive RFID active tags systems.... Read more

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Health GB 2019

2019 30 Apr

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