Healthcare system must put the user first – not vested interests

Healthcare system must put the user first – not vested interests

Academia is not the solution to the health crisis. Rather we should go back to the fundamentals of safety, quality and productivity, and a leadership that will implement them

I was struck by the views of five eminent academic professionals on what is needed for the Irish healthcare system in a recent article entitled Something new: Academic medicine please! in The Sunday Business Post.

Their argument was that keeping the links in place between the seven existing hospital groups and universities was the way to deliver “long-term change to improve Irish healthcare”.

The reality is that having the sole focus on partnering academia with...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post