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Healthcare has a $20B “Super” Problem: Precision Medicine is Here to Cut Costs and Save Lives

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Precision Medicine is Here to Cut Costs and Save Lives

In recent years, biotech, pharmaceutical and healthcare executives have been dealing with a global crisis created by the prevalence of multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs), or as they have come to be referred to more commonly, superbugs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that antibiotic-resistant infections are responsible for two million illnesses and 23,000 deaths annually in the U.S. alone. These infections are not only widespread, they can be costly and challenging as many healthcare facilities lack access…

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How much it costs the NHS to take care of us

in Diseases & Health Tips

Do we take the NHS for granted? Our health service – which celebrated its 70th birthday earlier this year – is there for us when we need it, from important advice right up to life-saving operations. Yet, while we might be aware of the cost of medicines that we buy – and the idea that our taxes go towards funding the health service – do we actually know how much it all costs? When you turn up for a blood test,…

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