In a wide-ranging interview, we look at Affidea’s strategy and view of the market covering everything from partnerships with AI outfits, elite hospitals and payors through to the growth of private pay and the opportunities to manage entire health systems. How will the imaging services and radiotherapy group with HBI estimated sales of around €370m in 2017 grow and build over the next five years?
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Insight & Interviews
UK care home provider Advinia Healthcare has acquired 22 Bupa homes, bringing its operation to 38 homes with 3,250 beds. Healthcare Europa speaks to founder and chairman Dr Sanjeev Kanoria about his new homes, and why he thinks he can make a better job of running them than their previous owner.
May 17, 2018
Healthcare Europa speaks to Franz-Robert Klingan, Munich-based partner at global consultants Bain & Company who runs its healthcare private equity practice for EMEA, to find out his three key messages from the last year and where he thinks the hotbeds of activity will be going forward.
May 14, 2018
Australia-based global investment group AMP Capital bought The Regard Group, a UK-based specialist care business, at the end of last year. Healthcare Europa catches up with Ruben Bhagobati, who heads up the company's infrastructure investment arm in Europe, to find out why he thinks the European specialist care market is the one to watch.
March 28, 2018
The term integrated care can sometimes feel like an over-used buzzword. So it can help to think about what it means for the very patients who are most often failed by existing fragmented systems of care. For Jonathan Darer that means those with complex co-morbidities and how they are treated across the medical system from acute to their homes. Here we to talk to Dr.Darer, Medical Director, Siemens Healthineers and former chief innovation officer at Geisinger to explore why and what integrated care for such patients should look like and how to best deliver it. Few healthcare systems in the world are yet capable of delivering a continuity of care experience that is needed for these complex patients.
March 27, 2018
What impact will digital health, in all its forms, have on the shape and size of the private health care sector? We talk to Dr. Kaindl, who reckons the winners are likely to be the big for-profit groups.
March 15, 2018
In 2017 UK institutional investors finally discovered the assisted living sector, with Legal and General and Axa both buying operators. Yet the sector remains tiny in the UK, thanks to older Brits fixation with remaining in their own homes as well as severe planning restrictions. Nonetheless, there is high demand, property investors have fallen in love with the sector and governments the world over are rethinking their attitude to the sector. Audley Group is the largest player in the sector, Nick has been in the sector since 1986 and chairs the sector’s trade association, Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO).
March 9, 2018
GE Healthcare employs several thousand software engineers today. So what will the medtech giant’s role in healthcare look like in five or ten years’ time? As an incumbent, does it see Apple, Google, and Amazon et al as a threat? And what sort of relationship does it want to forge with big private operators? We talk to Kieran who became CEO in June 2017, having run GE Healthcare Life Sciences for five years.
March 6, 2018
How do you build an international business delivering high-quality specialist care working with governments, public payors, regions and for-profit operators? UPMC, the big US academic medical centre, has done just this in four very different countries: Italy, Ireland, Kazakhstan and China. We talk to Dr Gridelli about the business model and challenges.
February 22, 2018
Australia-based fertility network Virtus Health Limited runs a series of clinics in Ireland, is making inroads in Denmark, and has a presence in Singapore. Healthcare Europa talks to European MD Richard Banks about strategy, expansion, and the market.