Having raised almost €40m, the first entirely digital private insurer is about to launch in Germany. So what is the strategy behind the product, and what does it tell us about digital and health care services?
The only information source for private healthcare services in Europe, click here to download a brochure
Insight & Interviews
A group of health tech groups in Finland are joining together to offer insurers digital tools that work in tandem, promote their brands and customers will use. We ask the CEO of one of the groups why they are banding together, and what they hope to achieve.
June 13, 2017
American REIT Medical Properties Trust is entering new European markets, with “no ceiling” on funds and a new office in Luxembourg, the company's director of European operations and acquisitions tells Healthcare Europa.
June 9, 2017
Every year, some 12,000 medical and care professionals are subject to serious investigation by the three largest professional bodies in the UK alone. So how do you deal with the doctor or nurse who starts abusing colleagues, who has sex with a patient, who makes mistakes or lies on their CV? We talk to Jonathan Coe, who runs The Clinic for Boundaries Studies, which offers an intensive course to get perpetrators to open their eyes, take responsibility and change their behaviour.
June 8, 2017
With Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) looking to tap into the Medical Office Building (MOB) market in Germany and the Netherlands in particular, Ronald Van Kessel, director at MOB manager Maron Healthcare, tells us about the advantages of investing into the Dutch primary care market.
May 30, 2017
Zebra Medical Vision is an Israeli health tech startup using AI to find patterns camouflaged in medical images. It has developed software solutions for 11 conditions and is seeking out providers to take them on. At the IFC conference in Barcelona earlier this month, we spoke to Eyal Gura, co-founder and chairman, about Zebra and also KolGene, which promises to Uberize the genetics market.
May 25, 2017
It’s difficult to sort the hype from the reality in digital health. So we’ve been along for you to Health2.0 Europe to mine the coal face of health tech innovation.
May 10, 2017
As payers move away from rewarding volume towards rewarding value, care delivery is increasingly organised outside of hospitals. But to what extent is it happening? Speakers at the 2017 HBI conference suggested that while it is too early too announce the death of hospital care, operators are facing some severe disruptions.
April 21, 2017
The year 2017 should be a good one for the European healthcare services industry, with more money from more sources backing the best management teams and building international businesses, say panellists at HBI 2017. That is despite a fall in deal volume in 2016 and signs that 2017 may see lower levels..
April 20, 2017
Singapore-based second opinions group FairMed Online bought the Munich-based Caremondo medical tourism agency three months ago. That gives FairMed control over a patient pathway that stretches from a new diagnosis to treatment - but also across the world. Neil van Heerden, chief marketing officer at FairMed, told us what’s next for the rapidly growing online player.