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The drugs don't work

(Medical Xpress)—Drugs that do not represent value for money or are medically unproven may be increasingly reaching one of Europe's largest pharmaceutical markets, according to research undertaken by Cambridge ...

Dec 20, 2012
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E-records linked to fewer malpractice claims

(HealthDay News) -- Malpractice claims dipped dramatically among Massachusetts physicians after they began using electronic medical records, according to new research, although it's not clear whether the ...

Jun 26, 2012
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Oncologists hold key to curbing cancer costs

(Medical Xpress) -- The cost of cancer care is threatening to bankrupt our healthcare system. New drugs are prolonging life, but at staggering costs. This coupled with aging baby boomers and an increasing population mean ...

May 26, 2011
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Health care system

Health care systems are designed to meet the health care needs of target populations. There are a wide variety of health care systems around the world. In some countries, the health care system has evolved and has not been planned, whereas in others a concerted effort has been made by governments, trade unions, charities, religious, or other co-ordinated bodies to deliver planned health care services targeted to the populations they serve. However, health care planning has often been evolutionary rather than revolutionary.

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