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Investing in Healthcare Innovation

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Samuel Shem’s classic novel about medical internship, THE HOUSE OF GOD (1978), was recently named by the British medical journal The Lancet as one of the two most important American medical novels of the 20th century, the other being Sinclair Lewis’ ARROWSMITH.  It has sold over two million copies, in thirty languages. John Updike wrote in an introduction to the 25th anniversary edition: “It glows with the celebratory essence of a real novel…A tale of venture into the valley of death and the truth of the flesh…more timely than ever.”  Newsweek listed it in 1999 as “ the novel ...
during the 19th and early 20th centuries, but the economic and social cost of two world wars and the decline of its empire in the latter half of the 20th century diminished its leading role in global affairs. The UK nevertheless remains a major power with strong economic, cultural, military, scientific and political influence. It is a recognised nuclear weapons state while its military expenditure ranks fourth in the world. . It is a Member State of the European Union , a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council , a member of the Commonwealth of Nations , G8 , G20 , NATO , OECD and the World Trade Organization . ...
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Global growth in biopharmaceutical market | Pharmaceuticals and ...
Amgen, Biogen, Genentech, Genzyme, Life Technologies, and Monsanto are among the major U.S. biotechnology companies, which number 1,500, with “combined annual revenue of about $70 Billion,” according to a Research and Markets report . The report notes that biotech research demand “is driven by insurers’ willingness to pay for new medical treatments.” It also notes, “Biotech firms face stiff competition from pharmaceutical and other companies seeking to be first with a new product or discovery.” In India, meanwhile, BioSpectrum Asia Edition reports on a paper from PricewaterhouseCoopers ... market research, surveys and trends
Triple Bottom Line: General Electric - Tonic
logo before seeing the light. But perhaps you didn't realize that this company is about a lot more than just light bulbs. General Electric has a range of different businesses in a variety of areas: energy, finance, healthcare and media. (Did you know that they own NBC Universal?) They employ 304,000 people worldwide (as of Dec 2009) and operate in 160 countries. GE traces its roots to one singular and brilliant man, Thomas A. Edison . Edison is considered one of the most influential inventors in history, holding 1,093 US patents in his name. Edison invented the phonograph, a battery for an electric car, electrical power, ... market research, surveys and trends

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INVESTING IN HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

Investing in the Building Blocks of American Innovation
Feb 1, 2010 ... and diagnostics for biodefense by investing $476 million in Advanced ... The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) receives $286 million ... the 2011 Budget, an increase of $1.7 billion or 18.3 percent over ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Obama Reforms Could Spark "New Healthcare Economy" If - Annual ...
Jan 28, 2009 ... Psilos Group Warns of “Innovation Gap” – Challenges Venture Industry ... one percent of $28.3 billion invested by the venture industry in 2008. ... that healthcare investing “will not be for the faint of heart” in 2009. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
ACUMED and KnowledgePoint360 enlarge New York and London offices
ACUMED, an innovative leader in healthcare communications and a division of KnowledgePoint360 Group, has opened new, larger offices in both central London and New York City to accommodate its strong and consistent business growth. In New York, the new offices at 1065 Avenue of the Americas nearly double ACUMED’s space to support additions to a talented team of scientific directors, medical writers, account executives, and other personnel. The mailing address is ACUMED, 1065 Avenue of the Americas (Suite 1020A), New York, NY 100xx, phone 212-293-5001. New offices at 13-15 Bouverie Street in London, just off Fleet Street, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Asia's Paradigm Shift
This week we turn our eyes to Asia as my friend Louis Gave of GaveKal gives us a very thought-provoking piece on the problems of investing in Asia, with a focus on China. While there are real opportunities, Louis also sees some speed bumps. Those Asian ETFs may not be the winners a lot of people think for structural reasons. I want to thank the team at GaveKal for letting me reproduce their research as typically it is only available to their clients who pay a rather hefty sum. This has been a productive weekend book writing wise. I am down to finishing 2 chapters which are mostly written and two long flights to Vancouver ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Bell 2007 Corporate Responsibility Report
Investing in healthcare innovation. Bell is helping children and youth get a healthy start by supporting innovative healthcare projects. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Innovation Fact Sheet - INVESTING IN INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE ...
Jan 27, 2010 ... also dedicates $150 million within the Investing in Innovation Fund ..... Drive innovations in healthcare. Increase Funding for Biomedical ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Q3 Spring 2008: How can we fund innovation?
In searching for opportunities to invest in healthcare, venture capitalists must consider not only which new technologies and ideas are likely to develop into successful businesses, but which are poised to transform medicine — and which can make a difference in people’s lives. Richard Foster Having graduated from Yale in 1963 in engineering and applied science, I did my PhD at Yale in 1966. I ended up in McKinsey & Company, where among other things I was one of the founders of the healthcare practice in the early 1980s. I also wrote a couple of books on innovation and capital formation along the way, one called The Attacker’s ...
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Google Answers: Biotech Venture Capital in Boston
I am looking for the following information on all venture capital firms in the greater boston area that either specialize in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals or medical devices or have significant investments in this area. The name of the firm The address of the firm The web address of the firm The telephone number of the firm The names of all the partners, associates and analysts at the firm The biographies of the above (usually available) The email addresses of the above The companies in the biotech, pharmaceutical or medical device arena which have been funded by the firm The web sites of these companies A list of ...
What is the biggest challenge America faces? | LinkedIn Answers ...
Right now, I feel like more needs to be done to improve the economy as we are heading towards a recession. It seems like there is uncertainty in the stock market, the credit crunch, the housing crunch, inabilities to get loans, and uncertainty about social security. In my opinion, this is the most immediate concern, and my vote will largely depend upon which candidate can address these issues. I feel that the President should not become involved in bringing in more regulations, as the market will eventually correct itself. Raising taxes is also not an acceptable answer, as it will do little to nip these problems in the bud. ...