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Wellbeing has moved from the latest fad to a respected tool for recruiting staff and keeping them productive. Employees benefit from positive health and early diagnosis, and employers, insurers and healthcare providers see huge cost-savings. But what is the best way to enter the market - B2B or B2C? We speak to an insurer providing wellness in the workplace. .
September 12, 2018
It's not easy to start a telemedicine platform from scratch. Companies must invest heavily in physician acquisition while building patient brand recognition and trust. But what if hundreds of patients and physicians already visit your website every day for a different purpose? Could any of the increasingly ubiquitous rating platforms consider a transforming to telemedicine? HBI speaks to such platforms to find out more.
September 11, 2018
Is the UK is losing out to Europe when it comes to healthcare deals? With so much for sale and so little buying activity recently, Healthcare Europa catches up with a UK market analyst to find out more.
August 16, 2018
Asklepios, Germany's second largest operator of private hospitals by revenue, has set up a pipeline from the Philippines with an initial cohort of 260 being recruited and more to follow. We speak to a healthcare workforce specialist and a German-based operator to find out why.
August 10, 2018
Recruitment, retention and training are now the primary challenges for the healthcare services industry. The obvious solution to keeping staff - paying more – is no longer working. Private operators around the world are now fishing in a global market that's short of 15m healthcare workers. So what practical solutions are operators putting into force and what really works? We talk to 25 operators from across the world.
March 9, 2017
Despite increasing bureaucracy, spiralling costs, and local authority budget cuts, there is still money to be made in UK social care – but where and how?
January 4, 2017
You can’t become an expert in healthcare services overnight - but there are courses, MBAs or much shorter executive training courses - which say they can help to transform you or your staff into the next generation of healthcare managers, leaders and entrepreneurs. But can they really do this - and are they good value for money? Where should you send yourself, or your staff, to fill any gaps in knowledge that might be putting the brakes on a career? And does it matter if the management course isn’t focussed on healthcare at all?
December 14, 2016
The European diagnostic lab sector in 2016 presents opportunities, but also substantial threats. Apart from seizing market share from competitors, there are four ways that labs can grow sales – consolidation/rationalisation, diversification into new test groups, outsourcing and finally moving into other areas - be that imaging or outpatient specialty care.
November 11, 2016
A battle is being fought over England’s 340 million annual GP consultations. As waiting lists rise in the NHS, patients are flowing to a host of digital upstarts. Competition is fierce, prices are low and no one seems to like each other very much! We uncover the story of their race to get ahead.