FREE BLOG NMC on the critical list. Will the patient recover?

The patient may not be dead, but he’s certainly in a critical condition. Can the UAE’s largest for-profit provider survive further scandal and return to fitness – and how have things gone wrong so quickly for the FTSE-100 Middle East flagship? Are there salutary lessons to be learned from the company’s fall from grace? Who is to blame?

FREE BLOG The path to UHC is paved with good intentions. What it needs is cash.

According to the WHO, at least half of the world’s population lacks access to essential health services. All UN member states have agreed to try to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030 – but some of those already embarked on this journey are finding the going tough and the price hard to swallow. Is greater involvement from for-profit groups the answer?

FREE BLOG Are we already seeing the end of the purely digital player?

Europe's biggest digital health players all started out as consumer-facing tools to help the patient navigate the healthcare system. Now a handful of the most established brands are moving into physician and system facing tools through acquisition and integration of physical providers.

FREE BLOG Why German nursing home operators won’t be rattled by a single regulation

The first month of 2020 has already seen a couple of deals go through in Germany's most competitive healthcare market. Even a new regulation which came into force in September last year which stipulated that at least 80% of rooms in all facilities must be singles appears not to be dampening market enthusiasm for already established homes. Why is it so buoyant?

FREE BLOG Don’t be an Emma

The future for office workers is ugly: hunch-backed, sallow-skinned, with swollen sinuses, puffy eyes and varicose veins. The results, researchers say, of sitting down for eight hours a day. Yet we're only just seeing the emergence of occupational healthcare designed to prevent poor health in the service economy. Is this a huge gap in the market?

FREE BLOG Why is a pension fund investing in high risk digital health?

Some big news in the digital healthcare space this week. Europe's largest telehealth player KRY has raised €140m in a Series C round led by a Canadian pension fund. But hang on: institutional investors have always favoured a safe bet and regular dividends. So why are they suddenly investing in disruptors?

FREE BLOG After Christmas come the New Year sales

Christmas is fast approaching, and hot on its heels, the New Year sales. Here at HBI, we like a high street deal as much as the next man, but it’s what’s in the healthcare services pipeline in 2020 that’s caught our eye today.

FREE BLOG Healthcare REIT interest ever stronger and unswayed by operator woes

Long leases and attractive yields are the cornerstones of healthcare real-estate which have greased the wheels of investments over the last 10-15 years. More healthcare-specialised funds are emerging now as laws open markets up to foreign capital and fund managers look to decrease investor risk.

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