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How to build a sports hospital for the London Olympics 2012

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

At an evening workshop recently organised by the Harley Street Alliance at Canary Wharf, the alliance's CEO, Tam McDonald, asked the clinicians present: "With the 2012 London Olympics around the corner, are we going to succumb to the usual reflexive twitches and use the event for corporate hospitality and a boost to favoured charities – or should we use it as an opportunity to observe the Olympian mindset of winning, and use that to redefine ‘winning’ in the healthcare context, and expand on clinical research?"

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