William Ruto: Expectations are huge, no time to waste

Kenya's President-elect William Ruto said the expectation of Kenyans was huge, and he had no time to waste after chairing a meeting of elected officials from his alliance on Wednesday. Ruto said he was forging ahead with creating his administration and pledged that no part of the country would be excluded regardless of political party … Continue reading William Ruto: Expectations are huge, no time to waste

Industrial Restructuring: Xi Jinping calls for continuous revitalization 

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits a forest park in Jinzhou, northeast China's Liaoning Province, August 16, 2022. /Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for continuous efforts to accelerate industrial restructuring in the country's northeastern region to boost the economic transformation of the former industrial heartland. "We have full confidence in the revitalization of … Continue reading Industrial Restructuring: Xi Jinping calls for continuous revitalization 

Health, healthcare and socio-economic development

Photo by Vidal Balielo Jr. on Pexels.com The scope and conceptual framework of our research are illustrated by the figure below, which highlights the dependence between health and socioeconomic factors operating through interactions with the healthcare system. Preventive measures that reduce exposure to these behavioral risk factors are likely to be among the most cost-effective … Continue reading Health, healthcare and socio-economic development

Innovation through data-driven diagnostics

Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com Organizations across the health care sector recognize that the innovative use of data—when information is combined for advanced analysis and managed across disciplines, systems, and settings—is crucial to solving the most challenging problems in both patient health and operational efficiency. Despite this widespread recognition, only 15% of respondents to a … Continue reading Innovation through data-driven diagnostics

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Everything you need to know

A Cleveland Clinic scientist stopped short of saying doctors should take patients off Vascepa, but he said he has questions due to the lack of a "neutral comparator." Debate over the landmark REDUCE-IT study flared anew today, as scientists presented findings from two new studies that failed to find a prevention benefit for patients taking … Continue reading Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Everything you need to know

Paradox of innovation in healthcare

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The first paradox of innovation is the well-known problem that some new practices enjoy rapid uptake and diffusion throughout health systems, even when they are of limited benefit or unproven efficacy, or represent risks to patients, while other innovations that could secure better outcomes for patients never make it to … Continue reading Paradox of innovation in healthcare