ISB Co-founder Dr. Lee Hood discusses 21st century medicine that employs P4 healthcare (predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory) and focuses on both wellness a disease — a departure from 20th century medicine.
In 2015, countries adopted the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), each of which has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. The SDGs include one health goal and over 50 health-related targets which are applicable to all countries, irrespective of their level
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Treatment of disease needs to move towards more personalized, predictive, preventive and participatory healthcare (P4), but leadership is required to accelerate the uptake of P4 medicine within the NHS and internationally. Models of healthcare are changing. An ageing population and pressure on health budgets means