Health care software company Radar Healthcare has ranked developed countries by the affordability of their health care, finding Luxembourg to be the most affordable and Greece to be the least affordable.
Health care operators are being heavily targeted by ransomware fraudsters. Research from cybersecurity firm Barracuda suggests attacks tripled over the past 12 months, compared to last year. Two thirds of health care organisations were hit by ransomware in 2021 - up from a third in 2020 - according to a survey covering 31 countries, by software security firm Sophos which released its annual report on ransomware in June.
Both private and public/statutory expenditure on health care grew substantially over the course of the 2010s across the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. But public/statutory expenditure growth was both significantly higher and less volatile.
Most major listed healthcare groups saw a fall in their share prices over the course of the first half of 2022, likely due at least in part to the ever-more-imminent prospect of global recession. The sector hasn't suffered as badly as some others, however.
In this week's infographic we look at survey data collected by strategy consultancy L.E.K. that was presented at HBI 2022. The data suggests that willingness to pay privately increased as a result of the pandemic, but could be about to decrease due to the cost of living crisis.
In this week's infographic we take a closer look at the for-profit adult and elderly care market across Europe. We look at how the for-profit markets compare across the different countries as well as at the types of care, most predominant in those countries. We have compared the markets based on a Euro per capita basis.