UCLPartners, in London, England, is one of the largest academic health science partnerships in the world, encompassing more than 40 health care providers and universities that together serve a population of 6 million people in London and surrounding areas. Founded in 2009, UCLPartners brings together health professionals and academics from hospitals, community services, primary care, … More Building a New Kind of Leader for an Era of Cooperation
Kristine Olson, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, didn’t anticipate being in favor of a single-payer health care system, but she says a sea change in the industry has swayed her. I haven’t given up on a free market system with patient choice, but currently … More USA Survey Snapshot: Deep Frustration with the Current Payment System
When a patient compares physician scores online, those scores don’t report on trust — they report on quality. So how can patients choose their health care team if they don’t know who to trust? What happens to that trust if their team is chosen for them? All patients should be able to choose their doctor, says Nirav Shah, … More Connectedness drives outcomes
Opportunism and a ‘crude populism … informed by racial chauvinism’ underlies claims that the University of Witwatersrandmedical faculty is racist, says Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib. He was responding to a Sunday Times report claiming that of 95 Wits medical students who failed exams, 90 were African. ….more
Cochrane is delighted to announce the full launch of all nine modules of its new online introductory training course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions, available at interactivelearning.cochrane.org. Cochrane authors and other producers of systematic reviews from across the world will be able to access self-directed learning on framing a review, searching for … More Announcing the full launch of Cochrane Interactive Learning
Dear colleagues, The third issue of Wits University’s new research magazine, #Curiosity, themed: Capital. Who owns you?, is available now. With 10 days to go before the start of the 54th ANC National Conference in Johannesburg, this issue of #Curiosity interrogates capital within the context of political economy, monopoly capital, corruption, and the rapid disruption … More Capital. Who owns you?
“We are constantly looking for ways to interact with our millions of supporters worldwide. The explosion of digital communications platforms has been a game-changing opportunity for us to bring people along the conservation journey. Being transparent, authentic and inclusive has helped us move beyond digital broadcasting into digital engagement and we continue to look for … More International Organisations on Social Media 2017