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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTHCARE
- Towards sustained progress in global healthcare, Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, United Kingdom, and Chair of the 2017 OECD Health Ministerial Meeting
- The PaRIS initiative: Helping healthcare policies to do better for patients, Stefano Scarpetta
- The challenge of antimicrobial resistance: The hidden "fil rouge" for healthcare policy, Mark Pearson
- Healthcare systems: Tackling waste to boost resources, Francesca Colombo
- Governing data for better health and healthcare, Jilian Oderkirk and Elettra Ronchi
- Complex patients: How healthcare must adapt to their needs, Martin Wenzl and Elias Mossialos, London School of Economics and Political Science
- People-centred healthcare: What empowering policies are needed, Olivia Wigzell, Director General, National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden
- Business Brief: Johnson & Johnson
- Casting light on dementia's shadow, Tim Muir
- The healing power of information technology, Interview with David Blumenthal, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Fund
- Managing new health technologies, Jonathan Skinner, Geisel School of Medicine and Department of Economics, Dartmouth, and Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
- Designing value-based health systems for patients: The example of pain control and palliative care, Felicia M Knaul, Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine, and Director, Miami Institute for the Americas, and Afsan Bhadelia, Visiting Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
- Business Brief: Faculty of Medicine, Université Paris Descartes
- Our patients have changed, our healthcare must now follow, Dr Samir K. Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, Sinai Health System and the University Health Network Hospitals
- People-centred healthcare: Don't forget the nurses!, Judith Shamian, President, International Council of Nurses
- Healthcare: Pouring a little cold water on crowdfunding, Claire MacDonald
- Business Brief: HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland
- Can healthcare policy and technology heal rural-urban divides?, Rory Clarke and Claire MacDonald
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