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FREE What does digital health mean for the private sector? 

Digital health is going to have a profound impact on every aspect of healthcare delivery. And for-profit hospital groups are generally adopting ehealth, telehealth and monitoring devices faster than their public sector counterparts, according to Arthur Kaindl, head of digital at Siemens Healthineers.

FREE Assisted living is the key 

Imagine you are a European health or social services minister. Your hospital beds are clogged with older patients, many of whom are going to end up in nursing homes beds. Both are expensive for the state. Meanwhile, there is a housing shortage with many over 65s still living in family houses. 

FREE What we learned at Africa Healthcare Week 2018

Africa's brightest healthcare brains from the public, private and NGO sectors - and a lot of salesmen - flocked to London this week for Africa Healthcare Week, the largest healthcare event about the continent outside of the region. Healthcare Nova was there. Here are four of the things we learned from the two-day conference.

FREE Talking points at Arab Health

Arab Health took place last month in Dubai, with thousands of exhibitors looking to buy or sell everything from cutting edge high-end surgical equipment to mattresses. Here are some of the talking points we hear came out of the event.

FREE Tough times for hospitals in Europe

France and the UK are proving tough for hospital operators with falling revenues and margins, Germany, the Nordics and Spain are better. But across Europe, revenue growth is low thanks to budget ceilings, insourcing and DRG cuts. 

FREE Are you ready for GDPR?

The clock is ticking for businesses to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on May 25. Healthcare Europa talks to Aetna International’s CIO Alan Payne to find out what the data handling regulations mean for healthcare insurers and operators, and the challenges on the path to compliance.ath to compliance.

FREE Make it in the Congo, you can make it anywhere

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the poorest countries in the world, 176th out of 187 countries according to the UN. It’s not an obvious first choice location to build a subscription-based healthcare service reliant on people paying privately. Even those who can pay something will not, in any great numbers, be able to pay much. So why do it?

FREE Major health care reform in Austria

Austria, a country with a highly complex federalised and socialist health care system, is about to see change under the new centre-right and far-right government. A powerful new health minister has close ties with the private sector.