Medtech Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Irish development plans "safe" despite efficiency drive:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The Irish government has given reassurances that a package of measures aimed at improving the efficiency of its health service will not affect current development plans, after announcing yesterday (July 17) that it would reduce by 800 the planned 6,000 increase in healthcare workers in 2002. The measure will have "minimal impact" on patient services, says the government, following a 50% increase in healthcare workforce since 1997 to over 90,000. Other measures include increases from August 1 in the statutory inpatient charge by E3 ($3) to E36 per overnight or day case to a maximum of E360 in any year, and in the cost of private and semi-private accommodation.

You may also be interested in...



Finance Watch: Silverback, Kinnate, Sigilon Launch December’s First IPOs

Public Company Edition: Lixte’s small uplisting was the only biopharma initial public offering in the US during Thanksgiving week, but IPOs are ramping up again. Also, LifeSci launched its second SPAC and in follow-on offerings Reata brought in $281m and Intellia grossed $175m.

BioCryst’s Oral Option To Take On Injectables In HAE Prophylaxis Market

Orladeyo is the first oral prophylactic approved in the US for hereditary angioedema, with Japan and EU approvals expected to follow. Pricing of $485,000 a year undercuts segment leader.

STRENGTH Results May Weaken Chances For Omega-3 Fatty Acid Heart Health Claims

Results of Study to Assess Statin Residual Risk with Epanova in High Cardiovascular Risk Patients with Hypertriglyceridemia “should prompt reconsideration of [OTC] mixed omega-3 fatty acid products for [atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease] prevention,” say cardiologists in an editorial published with JAMA study.

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

ID1132679

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel