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26 November 2018

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in the US have explored the prevalence of physician burnout and found that it affects more than one-third of physicians and takes a toll on delivery of care. The team reported these findings in a research letter published in JAMA International Medicine.

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23 November 2018

US-based hospital and multi-specialty academic health science centre Cedars-Sinai has named Dr Heitham Hassoun Vice-President and Medical Director of its Center for International Health.

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23 November 2018

Spanish insurer MAPFRE has announced that it has pledged to invest US$28.5 million in the Alma Mundi Insurtech Fund. The purpose of the fund is to seek out and identify early-stage startups working on technological propositions that can potentially be adapted to serve the insurance sector.

23 November 2018

‘Overworked’ police officers in one of Europe’s most popular destinations, Barcelona, have been handing out fliers to tourists advising them on the best ways not to become a victim of the city’s soaring crime rate.

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23 November 2018

New York, US-based academic medical centre Mount Sinai Health System has announced an agreement with Taikang Healthcare in China to provide clinical and management knowledge transfer services, and education and training programmes for Taikang’s Xianlin Drum Tower Hospital in Nanjing, the capital

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23 November 2018

Medical clinic standards and accreditation body Global Clinic Rating (GCR) recently performed an analysis of dental clinics in Asia and found that FMS Dental Hospitals ranks as the leading clinic when it comes to overall international clinic reputation.

22 November 2018

KT Corporation, a telecommunications company in South Korea, has signed an agreement on the use of Big Data in preventing infectious diseases with the Ghana Health Service, in a bid to help fight epidemics.

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22 November 2018

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is launching a new partnership that will focus on education, research and epidemiology in the field of rare cancers.

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22 November 2018

According to analysis firm GlobalData, insurers in the UK’s SME market are being held back by a failure to engage properly with sole traders.

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22 November 2018

Generali intends to invest around €1 billion in strategic internal initiatives for technological innovation and digital transformation.