2030 - The Future of Medicine (häftad)
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Highly Commended in the Basis of Medicine Category, BMA Medical Book Awards 2011
OUP Oxford
12 black and white line drawings, 1 black and white halftone and 1 colour halftone
196 x 131 x 7 mm
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2030 - The Future of Medicine (häftad)

2030 - The Future of Medicine

Avoiding a Medical Meltdown

Häftad Engelska, 2010-12-16
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It is 2030. What are the new technologies that have advanced healthcare? What are the new or strengthened demands placed on the healthcare systems of the world? Is the future affordable, or do we see drastic rationing of care or the collapse of healthcare insurance? This book tackles these questions, and provides some answers.
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<br>An internationally experienced leader and strategist in pharmaceuticals and healthcare, Richard frequently speaks and writes on the future of healthcare. His extensive network, board and management experience results in a broad perspective on both technologies and markets. Voted by the UK Health Service Journal as one of the 50 most influential individuals in UK healthcare.<br>


Introduction and summary; 1. The supply of new medicine - unlimited?; 2. The demand for healthcare - insatiable?; 3. The meltdown - unavoidable?; 4. Taking responsibility - a 20 year healthcare agenda; 5. Conclusion - the US, the UK and the middle way