Connected Health - Global Report - Accenture November 2012

Connected Health – Global Report – Accenture November 2012

This report documents the findings of a year-long international study of connected health, entailing extensive interviews of health leaders, surveys of physicians and case studies across eight countries: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Singapore, Spain and the United States. These national health systems are diverse, with models varying from predominantly single payer health services to […]

BERD in the Hand ABF Lateral Economics April 2011

BERD in the Hand – ABF Lateral Economics April 2011

Business investment in R&D generates high returns, but not all those returns accrue to the firm investing in the R&D. Other firms can copy aspects of any new commercial or technical know-how generated and/or poach knowledgeable employees from the original investor. For this reason, and to supplement tariff reform in the mid 1980s, Australia became […]

Govt Broadband Index Economist Intelligence Unit Feb 2011

Government Broadband Index – Economist Intelligence Unit February 2011

The growing perception that broadband is vital to economic prosperity has seen it become a crucial policy issue for governments worldwide. Although the private sector has usually led the rollout of basic broadband networks in the more densely populated parts of developed countries, commercial operators have seen little incentive to make costly investments in rural […]