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Healthcare risk leaders may be forced to adapt to tidal wave of new risks

Chief financial officers and risk leaders at healthcare organizations are generally aligned, and prepared, when it comes to managing key risk areas — but change is coming. And that change may force some in the industry to adapt. According to new research from Deloitte, there are indications that the risk functions at many healthcare organizations… Read More »

Common contraceptive could raise TB risk

STORY NADIA KRIGE. PHOTO CIELL, WIKIMEDIA The UCT study found that the benefits of the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera may be overshadowed by serious disadvantages, including potential increased risk for contracting TB. A breakthrough study conducted by Professor Keertan Dheda and Dr Michele Tomasicchio, at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Lung Infection and Immunity, has revealed… Read More »