The UK's National Health Service provided healthcare in Britain for since the 1940s.
CEO of the American Health Association
An AI system that listens in to emergency calls to detect cardiac arrests is to be tested in four countries after trials in Denmark.
A recent medical study shows that sufferers of a certain type of cancer saw just as much improvement with a less invasive type of treatment.
Broken incentives mean that healthcare systems too often fail to put the patient first. Here's what needs to change.
It costs a great deal to bring new medicines to market, the explanation goes, and without high prices the pipeline of new medicines will run dry. But the argument is unsustainable.
While global disease outbreaks are on the rise, so is our ability to contain them - but the social and economic costs of epidemics are also increasing. Is stronger public-private cooperat...
Researchers might have found a way to rebuild our tooth enamel.
The fight to end polio is nearly won.
Antiquated record-keeping in developing countries is preventing basic immunization from reaching many children – a gap technology could fill.
It's now possible to protect even the most vulnerable from the commonest health threats. But it will take a complete change of mindset.
How can countries take advantage of a revolution in data and connected technology for patients and professionals?
Approximately 7,000 rare diseases have been identified, yet the vast majority of these often severe and complex conditions have no specific treatment.
Governments and healthcare providers face the daunting prospect of containing costs while improving patient outcomes.
Access to quality primary care across the developing world is limited, contributing to morbidity and mortality. Community-based partnerships between the private sector, governments and NG...