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Medical Innovation - a global perspective on healthcare innovation

Media release: 
30/06/2010

International health and medical experts attended the Medical Innovation 2010 Conference in March, hosted by The George Institute in partnership with University of Oxford Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Saïd Business School).

Presenter and Principal Director, The George Institute, Professor Stephen MacMahon, said: “Worldwide we are facing restraint and reducing healthcare budgets and increasing healthcare demands, and yet in an environment in which it’s politically and socially unacceptable for healthcare services to decline in quality or quantity.”

International health and medical experts attended the Medical Innovation 2010 Conference in March, hosted by The George Institute in partnership with University of Oxford Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Saïd Business School).

Presenter and Principal Director, The George Institute, Professor Stephen MacMahon, said: “Worldwide we are facing restraint and reducing healthcare budgets and increasing healthcare demands, and yet in an environment in which it’s politically and socially unacceptable for healthcare services to decline in quality or quantity.”

“Healthcare innovation has an essential role in maintaining healthcare standards around the world. We really need to look at fundamental changes in the way we deliver healthcare.”