WEF - Sustainable health systems - Visions, strategies, critical uncertainties and scenarios

Three scenarios were developed: Health Incorporated, New Social Contract and Super-empowered Individuals. The scenarios provided a key insight – efficiency gains are necessary to move health systems towards greater sustainability, but are insufficient alone.
In Health Incorporated, the boundaries of the health industry are redefined. Corporations provide new products and services as markets liberalize, governments cut back on public services and a new sense of conditional solidarity emerges.

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Transforming Pensions and Healthcare in a Rapidly Aging World

Based on the output of the Scenarios in 2030, this report highlights 11 options to better cater for the changing retirement and healthcare expectations, especially in the current time when resources are stretched. The report makes the case for an integrated response and looks at pensions and healthcare in tandem for future sustainability and suggests solutions from the opportunities rather than challenges and risks. 

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Global Innovation Outlook 2004

FIRST, extend the integration of our business insight and tech-nology expertise beyond our company’s borders to include the best thinkers from academia, our clients and partners, and other leaders in areas critical to innovation.
SECOND, follow a different path to discovery: begin with several areas critical to society over the next five to ten years, then consider implications for businesses and other integral components of society, finally considering what technologies or solutions might need to be developed.

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The Future of Biosciences: Four scenarios for 2020 and beyond

Four Scenarios for the
Future of BioSciences
No one can reliably predict if emerging life
science technologies will be wildly successful,
or fall short of expectations—or whether the
public will accept or reject these new scientific
techniques. What we do know for certain is
that multiple futures are possible. So how do we describe, anticipate and plan for these possible futures?
Prof. Paul Schoemaker has led a team of management researchers from the Mack Center for Technological

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