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Can data-driven medicine make us healthier?

At a Science|Business event in Norway, students, technology experts and teachers debated the merits of new breeds of healthcare delivery. There are benefits, but digital health must be thoughtfully controlled and users properly trained

18 Jun 2019

How Spain is reinventing healthcare around patients

Spain is widely regarded as having one of the world’s best healthcare systems. Can a series of experiments in ‘value-based’ care help to make it even better? A new Science|Business report finds out

06 Nov 2018

How do you prevent the problem of prevention?

At the Euroscience Open Forum conference, a Bulgarian medical start-up demonstrates the potential - and the challenges - of getting health systems to focus on preventing disease, rather than responding when it strikes

17 Jul 2018

Google’s DeepMind Health told to explain how it will make money

An app developed by Google’s AI company saves nurses two hours a day. But so far it is free to use. An independent panel says DeepMind must clarify the business model, a stark illustration that as healthcare AI goes mainstream, the matter of who does what with patient data is coming into sharper focus

19 Jun 2018

EU should fight antimicrobial resistance with better incentives

Funding science and providing incentives to spur innovation in antibiotics is crucial, but political support for stewardship and prevention of inappropriate use is just as important in ensuring availability of effective and affordable drugs that are used in a responsible way

19 Jun 2018

Events

Reports

The Dutch push to reframe healthcare around patients

A special report of the Science|Business Network

The Netherlands has embarked on a five year national plan to use health data to improve outcomes for patients and increase the cost effectiveness of its healthcare system. In this report, public health experts and patient representatives discuss progress to date

10 Jul 2019