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A Year for Building Resilience as Uncertainty Persists

3 ways to protect your pets when disaster strikes

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A San Bernardino County inmate hand crew works its way through brush to contain a fire in the Cajon Pass near Devore, Calif., on July 5, 2017. James Quigg, The Daily Press via AP

While you can’t always avoid the devastation wrought by wildfires and other natural disasters, they say there are at least three steps pet owners can take to keep their furry companions out of harm’s way…

 

‘Existential threat’: climate change risks finally grab Australia’s attention

When Cyclone Evan slammed into Samoa five years ago next week, it triggered the near-complete loss of power and water supplies in the capital, Apia, and forced villagers to relocate to schools and the university for months.

The category-4 tempest was the strongest to hit the Pacific nation in a couple of decades. For Samoan Brianna Fruean, one of the Pacific Climate Warriors, it was another sign – along with rising sea levels, and more intense floods and droughts – that action needed to be taken…

 

A Year for Building Resilience as Uncertainty Persists

According to PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI), 2018 will be distinguished by persistent uncertainty and risk for the US health industry. 2018 is likely to mirror 2017 – a year marked by raucous debates over health and tax reform and a series of crises triggered by natural disasters – in terms of volatility. To adapt to these challenges, health organizations should consider seeking greater cross-sector collaboration, fresh strategic investments and new efficiencies to build enterprise resilience.

In its annual report, “Top health industry issues of 2018,” released today, PwC’s HRI lists the 12 trends most likely to shape the industry next year. HRI developed its list of a dozen top issues through analyses of surveys of US consumers, provider, insurer and pharmaceutical executives, in-depth interviews with industry leaders and examination of data and policy trends. HRI’s report identifies three strategies traditional health organizations and new entrants should consider in these uncertain…

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