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Brexit: time to seize the digital day

For Brexit to succeed, it needs to be citizen-centred. Yet there's a real danger, writes Dr Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, that the opportunity to deliver this will be lost. Imagine if we had electricity but no…

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NHS reform on the quiet

The most profound National Health Service reforms may come from low-cost initiatives that operate 'in the shadows' because they escape resistance from vested interests, says study at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. The most profound reforms of the…

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Workload and patient treatment

Workload affects both treatment and referral decisions by "gatekeepers" to specialist services such as primary care physicians and emergency doctors, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. People with serious ailments naturally desire immediate…

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Split up ‘general’ hospitals

The financial straits of Addenbrooke's Hospital and the NHS more broadly underline the need to split up "general" hospitals, Professor Stefan Scholtes argues in Cambridge Business magazine. The financial troubles of Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge and the National Health Service…

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Cambridge EMBA alumna joins Novastone

Cambridge EMBA alumna, Angela Single joins Novastone to lead engagement with the Digital Health and Care Market. EMBA alumna, Angela Single, former BT Global Business Development Director, has joined Novastone, a mobile-first, secure digital messaging platform, to lead engagement with…

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Dr Keith McNeil, Chief Executive Officer of the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

One-time special forces sniper and former transplant physician Dr Keith McNeil has a no-nonsense approach to leading Addenbrooke's Hospital. My style of leadership is all about influencing others. But first you have to have the courage of your own convictions.…

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I want to be … a healthcare leader

The healthcare industry has massive potential for career advancement - but in a diverse and expanding industry the key to success is finding your niche, say our panel of experts and Cambridge MBA alumni. The industry expert - Tony Dutton…

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I want to be ... a healthcare leader

Why big data comes with big headaches for the healthcare sector

"Big Data" is a phrase that seems to get many people excited these days. The potential is clearly so enormous that society seems to naturally believe it is the answer to everything. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that people…

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Accelerate Cambridge supports Rize, a new app that aims to improve mental well-being

It's estimated that over 70 million working days are lost in the UK due to mental health issues each year. Work-related mental health problems cost the British economy between £70 billion to £100 billion annually through lost working days, staff turnover…

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Dr Saif Abed (MPhil 2012), Founding Partner of AbedGraham Healthcare Strategies

Medicine and business may seem like very different worlds, but Saif Abed (MPhil in Management 2012) is using his expertise in both to drive forward his healthcare IT consultancy. As medical care grows more hi-tech, there's increasingly a need for…

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