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Research co-authored by Professor Stefan Scholtes of Cambridge Judge Business School highlights benefits of consistent doctor visits – both for patients and for GP workload in the NHS.

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When COVID-19 travel restrictions were introduced, it sparked a trend towards remote participation in clinical assessments of new medicines’ safety and efficacy. A new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School outlines a framework to assess when decentralised drug trials provide the greatest value to the system.

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Increased drug supply security and reduced costs has been achieved by Civica Rx, a health care utility taking a fresh approach, says study in NEJM Catalyst authored by 2 Cambridge Judge Business School academics.

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Stefan Scholtes of Cambridge Judge Business School wins Collaboration Award in the Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Impact and Engagement for work on the COVID pandemic. Khal Soufani of Cambridge Judge is runner-up in Established Academic award for work in circular economy.

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A new Healthcare Utility Initiative to develop not-for-profit healthcare business models is launched by Cambridge Judge Business School and SSM Health.

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Cambridge Judge faculty members Stefan Scholtes and Robert Wardrop are named recipients of the 2021 Sandra Dawson Research Impact Award.

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Apollo Therapeutics, a life sciences company led by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus and Fellow Dr Richard Mason (MBA 1999), completes $145 million financing.

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'Second opinion' by another prescribing doctor within 30 days of an opioid prescription reduces long-term opioid use by 31%, concludes a new study led at Cambridge Judge Business School.

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A new CJBS COVID-19 Tracker for India, developed by Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in India working with Health Systems Transformation Platform in India, provides forecasts of the pandemic's trajectory based on a recently developed model.

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New study co-authored by Dr Paul Kattuman of Cambridge Judge develops new time series models to predict epidemic trajectories before they reach peak.

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Working with Public Health England and the NHS in the East of England on responses to COVID-19 (coronavirus). A team of a dozen faculty and PhD students at Cambridge Judge Business School is working with Public Health England and the NHS in the East of England on several projects relating to responding to the coronavirus response. The projects look at how COVID-19 is affecting the East of England, in order to better plan for capacity at various facilities. At the same time, the project looks at how organisations improvise and innovate in real-time at times of major disruption. The projects are expected to last for several months, and there are no results ready to be announced at this point. Specifically, the projects focus on: short-term projections of hospital bed and intensive care capacity requirements for COVID-19 patients in the East of Englandmedium-term modeling of disease progression and health system usage in the East of England, and in particular the timing and strength of peak resource usagemodelling the effects of policy interventions, such as school closures and lock-downs, on COVID-19-related local health resource usage in both primary and secondary careidentifying lead indicators of future local flare-ups of COVID-19 clusters from primary…

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The National Health Service turned 70 in 2018 – but, amid the celebrations, its health is faltering. By working closely with local hospitals and GPs, researchers at the University of Cambridge are developing bold new ideas they believe will help the NHS thrive for decades to come. Alongside the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Indian Railways and Walmart, the NHS ranks among the world's largest employers. In England, it treats more than 1.4 million patients every 24 hours and will this year spend £126 billion. But as communities gathered to celebrate the NHS's 70th birthday in 2018, reports continued to emerge on the ailing health of this much-loved national institution. Analysis by another national treasure, the BBC, revealed that nearly one in five hospital trusts were failing to hit any of their key waiting-time targets. Hospitals seemed to be lurching towards over-crowded A&Es, bed shortages and queuing ambulances unable to hand over their patients. Two University of Cambridge researchers have a grand vision to rethink the system to make it fit for the next 70 years – a vision that's rooted in research with local patients and doctors. Professor Stefan Scholtes works at Cambridge Judge Business School and Dr Alexander Komashie…

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