Business Models and Strategy


Careology partners with Evolent to provide digitalised care navigation for cancer patients

UK digital health company Careology has expanded into the US via a partnership with Evolent, a company that provides a care navigation service to cancer patients. Paul Landau, Careology’s founder and CEO, explained to us how the company’s digital platform will enhance the scalability of Evolent’s service, and how the care navigation model, which currently only exists in the US, could improve cancer care in Europe.

Interview: Dr. Volker Wendel, Sanoptis

Dr. Volker Wendel founded Sanoptis in 2018 in Switzerland with Carsten Horn. Six years later, the group has grown to more than 400 locations across six European countries. The group was initially backed by PE firm Telemos Capital, who then sold it to Belgian holding company Group Bruxelles Lambert (in 2022). Wendel explains to us how the group is able to add value to ophthalmologists who join the network and shares which areas the group will be focusing on in the coming years.

Interview: Katie Tryon, Director of Health Strategy, Vitality

With HBI 2024 fast approaching, we spoke with Katie Tryon, Director of Health Strategy at UK health insurance firm Vitality, about why sustainable healthcare is so important, and key changes and surprises the sector has faced in the last 12 months.

UK care home sector reaches strongest position in years

Whilst the care home market across much of continental Europe is still reeling from the triple hangover from Covid, the Orpea scandal and inflation, the UK’s care home sector is currently in the best state it's been in for years. 

Orpea rebrands to emeis amid turmoil

French care home operator Orpea has rebranded itself as emeis, in the wake of a tumultuous period marked by allegations of mistreatment in its facilities. The company's decision to change its name comes as it attempts to distance itself from the scandals that have plagued it since 2022, including accusations of abuse within its French care homes.

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