Interviews

Interview: Julien Samson CEO Groupe Maisons de Famille

Julien Samson, recently appointed CEO of the European care homes group Groupe Maisons de Famille, has some creative ideas on how to manage the business. In the face of industry-wide criticism and concern following hard-hitting headlines about rivals Orpea and Korian, he still believes the industry can find ways to cope with the persistent pandemic, the energy crisis and inflationary recession.

Interview: Stephanie Martlew, CEO, Psyomics

HBI speaks to Stephanie Martlew, CEO of digital mental health company Psyomics, about its Censeo platform, a digital triage tool which helps mental health professionals make better decisions.

Interview: Erick Galinkin, Principal AI Researcher, Rapid7

Ransomware attacks on health care providers have grown exponentially in recent years, with data indicating it is now one of the most targeted industries. HBI speaks to Erick Galinkin, security and AI researcher at Rapid7, a US-based cybersecurity firm, about the new trend of ‘double extortion attacks’ in which attackers threaten to leak sensitive patient data, and what operators can do to protect themselves.

Interview—Peter Karli head of Heal Partners, Budapest, Hungary

Peter Karli, the urbane owner and MD of Central and Eastern European-focussed M&A advisory firm Heal Partners KFT, expects “explosive growth in Hungary’s dynamic for-profit healthcare market". HBI chats to him to find out more.

Interview: Peter Fish, CEO, Mendelian

HBI chats with Peter Fish, CEO of Mendelian, a company which combines patient medical records with the most-up-to date academic data on risk factors, using big data to uncover the patterns that doctors are missing and find the undiagnosed sufferers of rare diseases.

Interview: Arjan Toor, CEO, Cigna Europe

HBI chats with Arjan Toor, CEO of Cigna Europe, about innovation in the insurance market against a backdrop of the pandemic, and a growing crisis in mental health.

Interview: Chad Walkaden, OnTracka

HBI speaks to Chad Walkaden, the founder of OnTracka, a multipronged digital platform which can run decentralised clinical trials, collect real-world data from patients, and provide patients with a digital service which helps them to get the most out of their medicinal treatments.

Interview with Kate Newhouse, COO and Executive Director of Kooth

HBI caught up with Kate Newhouse, COO and executive director of digital mental health care group Kooth, before her appearance on the mental health panel at HBI2022. 

Interview: Christina Triantafyllou, head of improving patient experience, Siemens Healthineers

As patients are becoming increasingly savvy and well-informed healthcare consumers, the focus on patient experience has never been stronger, and the ongoing pandemic put this into even sharper focus. HBI catches up with Dr Christina Triantafyllou, Siemens Healthineers’ head of improving patient experience, to find out more.

New report: International Investing in Healthcare and Life Sciences 2022

The latest report from global law firm McDermott Will & Emery (McDermott) looks at the international investment landscape in healthcare, and life sciences. HBI speaks to McDermott’s London head of healthcare, Sharon Lamb to find out more.

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