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Eliminating old ways of working and providing incentives for new ones to be adopted is critical in the push for better healthcare

More to be done to put ideas into practice

Eliminating old ways of working and providing incentives for new ones is critical in the push for better healthcare

Life sciences: Advances in decoding aid diagnosis and treatment

It is possible to conceive of a day when every baby will have its DNA sequenced as part of a clinical record

Frugal ideas can improve the rich world too

Rich countries have an extraordinary wealth of medical and scientific knowledge on which to draw and share

Numbers stack up for better, cheaper healthcare

Complex data provides a new type of knowledge that could translate to better healthcare

US moves to curb sky-high health costs

The impetus comes from both government and insurers

LifeSpring hospital in Hyderabad, India

India: Social businesses offer poor hope

No-frills maternity services are helping to save lives in India

Workforce skills: Better training in poor nations builds hope

Fresh ways to staff clinics when doctors are in short supply

Shared vision is key to changing a system

Two contrasting case studies in integrated healthcare offer lessons for the future

Collaborative approach pays off in area of neglected diseases

Drug companies have shown a willingness to share, even when the rewards are low