Competitiveness / Health Care

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

30th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Health Care

To address vaccine hesitancy, first comprehend it.

The first step to solving a problem is to understand it. That’s one of the keys to getting at least some unvaccinated Americans to take action. This week, McKinsey examined vaccine hesitancy and identified some of the reasons for resistance, which, once removed, could help build a bridge to herd immunity. McKinsey experts used this same problem-defining approach to examine how to improve women’s work lives, reduce methane emissions, make organizational transformations more effective, and drive revenue in meal delivery.  
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6th May 2021 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Harnessing the power of data: can reality catch up with ambition?

We explore lessons from five organizations that have pioneered successful analytics projects in the field of health and human services.
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30th March 2021 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Finding the future of care provision: The role of smart hospitals

Smart hospitals make extensive use of innovative technologies to improve care quality and patient experience while reducing costs.
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24th March 2021 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Mission Possible: The Race for a Vaccine

Facing a deadly new virus infecting millions of people, Pfizer’s bold plan to create the first COVID-19 vaccine is launched. National Geographic’s new documentary tells the inside story of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
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8th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Biontech and Pfizer initiate rolling submission to European medicines agency for SARS-COV-2 vaccine candidate BNT162b2

Rolling review accepted by the EMA based on available preclinical and clinical data for BNT162b2 to date BioNTech and Pfizer will continue regular and open dialogue with the EMA providing results from their ongoing Phase 3 study  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic