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KKR’s Walgreen Boots buyout shows how massive the US market is

Private equity giant KKR is reportedly preparing a record buyout of Walgreen Boots for $70bn. The deal size shows the gulf in size between the US and European markets.

HBI estimates how Diaverum’s international exposure has shifted since 2014

For this week's infographic, we estimate how global dialysis provider Diaverum's international exposure has shifted from 2014-2018.

How the biggest European private hospital groups’ market position changed from 2012-2018

This week's infographic shows how the revenues and market position of Europe's biggest hospital groups has changed since 2012.

Making sense of murky telehealth regulations

This week HBI tries to make sense of the complicated rules that govern telehealth across the world. 

Crunching the numbers in South Africa’s Health Market Inquiry

This week's infographic breaks down the salient data from South Africa's Health Market Inquiry, the findings of which were released in full earlier this month.

No correlation: ageing population and nursing home demand

Will the growth in the elderly population lead to a massive increase in demand for residential nursing home beds? The evidence from Sweden suggests the answer is no.

Which chronic conditions have health systems brought under control?

This week HBI looks at OECD data on quality across healthcare systems. We take asthma, diabetes and COPD and look at how rates of hospitalisation have changed since 2002.

Which countries are using medical drones and how?

The government of India's second most populated state has recently struck a deal with California-based start-up Zipline that will see autonomous drones deliver blood products, vaccines and medication. This week HBI looks at where else medical drones are being deployed across the world...

Private sector share of diagnostic imaging in Europe

For this week's infographic, we offer a sneak peak at the private sector's share of diagnostic imaging in 13 major markets in Europe and the GCC. It is a snippet of our in-progress HBI Intelligence report on diagnostic imaging, which will be accessible to HBI Intelligence users shortly.

What are Germany’s biggest for-profit healthcare markets?

Germany spends more on healthcare in real terms than any country in Europe. Alongside France, it also has the highest spending ratio for healthcare at 11.2% GDP. Here, we show you how the German for-profit healthcare market breaks down by sector and give you some insight into M&A in its three biggest markets.

Europe’s becoming more dependent on foreign-trained medical staff

This week HBI tracks how the proportion of foreign-trained workforces in different European countries has changed over the past decade using OECD data.

Visualising the crisis in homecare staff

The ratio between nurses and personal carers and populations over 65 tells you a lot about a country's ability to provide adequate homecare. Here we track the number for eight OECD countries. Overall the ratio has dropped.

Private health insurance penetration in the Nordics

This week HBI looks at how many people in Sweden, Norway and Denmark have got health insured and how that insurance is funded. 

European private healthcare sector’s 2018 growth in one chart

How did 260 of Europe’s biggest private healthcare service providers fare financially in 2018? Noticeable country and sector-trends emerge in this week’s infographic.

Medicalised homecare across Europe: who uses it the most?

We take a look at medicalised homecare user rates across Europe, which reflect the take-up of specialised medical treatment in the home by the whole population and give us interesting insights into how numerous markets operate: France, Iceland and Benelux use it far more than anyone else.

OECD imaging data shows stark differences in usage

The OECD's data on imaging examinations per-person and per-machine show massive gulfs in levels of usage, as well as the concentration of the sector outside of the hospital setting in Germany and France.

How extensive is NHI coverage in emerging markets?

As governments in South Africa and Uganda are preparing to put national health insurance (NHI) bills to parliaments, HBI looks at schemes already in place and the extent of coverage based on the latest available data.

Consolidation of the nursing home sector

This week we visualise how consolidated nursing home markets are across Europe, based on HBI's Intelligence report.

Where do outpatient providers dominate oncology markets?

This week HBI looks at where outpatient oncology providers stand in the market against inpatient providers based on newly released data in the HBI Intelligence platform. 

Visualising the consolidation of healthcare markets

In this week's infographic, we visualise how Finland's big three operators Mehilainen, Terveystalo and Pihlajalinna have consolidated the private healthcare market over the past decade.

The outmigration of hospital care visualised

As Mediclinic expands its day surgery capacity, this week's infographic visualises the outmigration of hospital care in three infographics.

Private sector penetration of dialysis compared across EMEA

The latest addition to our Intelligence Centre, dialysis, is the only healthcare sector that has been successfully industrialised, internationalised and privatised by over half, across the EMEA markets we look at. There are four global haemodialysis (the bulk of dialysis) service operators, Fresenius Medical Care, B Braun, Diaverum and Davita (in order of geographical reach). But on the third measure, privatisation, the story is a varied one as shown in this week's infographic.

Who delivers radiotherapy in the private sector?

As we put the finishing touches to the oncology report for our HBI Intelligence platform, this week we take a look at where radiotherapy therapy is delivered in the private sector in different markets. 

European market potential for residential elderly care

This week we plot three variables showing possible future market potential for for-profit residential elderly care across eleven different countries and three European regions.
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