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Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »

How Kaiser Permanente saved $8.6 million sharing medical equipment and reimagined asset management

Like many health systems, Kaiser Permanente, though admittedly a multibillion dollar organization, faces challenges when faced with the complex duality of both living within their means and delivering the best possible care and meaningful services. They use the dollars they get to provide that care and keep the lights on so to speak, and it… Read More »

Japan’s Sushi Tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura Pays Record $3.1 Million for an Endangered Bluefin Tuna at Tokyo Fish Auction

Sushi Tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura Pays Record $ 3.1 Million for an Endangered Bluefin Tuna (Photo Credits: @ED_Program/ Twitter) Every year, on the first Saturday in January, Japan makes a grand statement to the global fishing community by putting an exorbitant price on the heads of various and some endangered fishes. The wholesalers and sushi tycoons… Read More »