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Executive Health Management

OECD: Health Worker Number Rises, More Skills Needed

2016 21 Mar

The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels among the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), according to the latest report by the economic group. The report suggests that countries should now reform their training and employment strategies to better respond to people’s changing health... Read more

Health Management

Big Data and The Brain

2014 08 Nov

Key Points• The brain itself is “big data”: coordinated systems, which continually process and produce voluminous information.• Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia disrupt neural systems with devastating consequences. Fortunately, big data can offer preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic healthcare solutions.• A number of projects around... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health Spending Growth Halted Across OECD Countries Affected by Financial Crisis

2013 22 Nov

As published by a new OECD report, total health spending has fallen in one of three OECD countries between 2009 and 2011, with those hardest hit by the crisis most affected. This development marks a significant reversal from the strong growth in the years prior to the crisis.The publication entitled ‘Health at a Glance 2013’ states that under these... Read more

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