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Insurers' contribution to fight rising cancer burden in Asia

Cancer has a major impact on societies across the world. Half of us will hear the words “you have cancer ...

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We can do better than wearables

At Swiss Re's second annual Health Monitoring in Insurance event, we heard more of the same messages about how ...

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Reawakening the spinal cord

More than 15,000 Australians – and many millions worldwide – live with a spinal cord injury. Sadly, each day this number ...

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Time for some intergenerational justice!

Australia has a world class aged care system, but it's under increasing pressure.

At a time when future funding ...

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The wearables opportunity in workers' compensation

Be a disruptor. That has been a catchphrase in R&N Casualty at Swiss Re all year long. It doesn't ...

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Make Way…..[Digital Health] Coming Through

Digital Health means different things to different people. Its scope however seems pretty clear, in that it involves mobile health ...

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Scientia potentia est.

Scientia potentia est. Knowledge is power. This widely acknowledged truism applies in so much of our modern world particularly in ...

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Could this drone save lives?

Sometime you read or see an article that makes total sense and one that should be shared with all. This ...

STORY URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-40360164/the-defibrillator-drone-that-can-beat-ambulance-times

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Robots in eldercare: C3PO or Paro?

"I suggest a new strategy, R2, let the wookie win." 
Star Wars: A New Hope (or simply "Star Wars" if ...

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Macro Economics, MACRA Economics…..and Medicare Supplement

I'm sure by now you've heard of the terms macroeconomics and microeconomics, but have you heard of  MACRA ...

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Helping Asia become more resilient to rising cancer threats

Cancer is one of the leading global killers, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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A novel cancer diagnostic tool with unknown consequences

A great new cancer diagnostic tool with the misnomer of "Liquid Biopsy" is entering clinical practice. It promises to better ...

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The weekend warrior - a worthy cause

If you're a "weekend warrior" – one of those people who only has the time or motivation to binge exercise ...

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Cancer Day 2017 - prevention AND cure

Sparks of brilliance and pockets of hope – that's what I see when it comes to newer, more effective cancer ...

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