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Healthcare will outspend all other industries on R&D by 2020, PwC says

Dive Brief: Healthcare is on track to be the No. 1 industry for global research and development spending, according to new analysis from PwC. The industry currently ranks second behind computing and electronics, but is expected to pull ahead by 2020. PwC highlighted 88 “high-leverage innovators”  — companies that bested their industry groups on seven key… Read More »

Leapfrog says 10 states have failing hospitals, calls for more accountability

Dive Brief: With the dust still settling on the midterm elections, Leapfrog’s fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades show in-hospital errors, accidents, injuries and medical errors plague hospitals in both red and blue states. Of more than 2,600 hospitals assessed, 32% earned an A grade, 24% a B, 37% a C, 6% a D and just under 1% an… Read More »

Top medic says pressures at hospitals are not just for Christmas

The Clinical Medical Director at Cork University Hospital says it is inconceivable to think that health care staff would be granted extended leave over the Christmas period. Dr Mike O’Connor was speaking on RTE radio following comments from the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, who called on the Health Service Executive to “properly manage and deploy” resources in… Read More »