In dentistry, we emphasize preventative care. Being proactive can make the difference between costly dental care and a healthy productive life free of oral issues.
… wealth is being squandered on a system that a chief executive of a European pharmaceutical company describes as “a sick system rather than a health system”.
In fact, treating the sick and the injured, the old and the infirm, is so expensive that it has become a massive barrier to politicians’ and business leaders’ efforts to nurse the economy back to health.
“Disease is the most cost-ineffective thing we do today,” says an American professor of medicine and engineering
“Healthcare must become more preventive, more affordable, and more personalised,” says S D Shibulal, chief executive and managing director of the Indian technology company Infosys, in an interview with BBC News. And to achieve all this, technology is key, he insists.
That might sound like the voice of vested interest, but during sessions at this year’s World Economic Forum, the view is shared by government…
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