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Interview: Guy Newing, CEO Kinect Hub

HBI speaks to Guy Newing, CEO of Kinect Hub which is an Australia-based tech company piloting a platform which rewards patients for agreeing to share their data.

Interview: Panu Kuusisto, CEO, Auron

We talk to the CEO of a Finnish rehabilitation outfit that just partnered with Mehilainen to roll out its digital platform across the group's network, and discuss broken care pathways, international expansion and the size of the Finnish rehab market.

Interview: Steve Grobet, Orpea

Nursing home giant Orpea turns 30 this year, and has a portfolio of 854 facilities and 86,757 beds across 13 different countries. We talk markets and strategy with Steve Grobet, head of Orpea's investor relations.

Interview: Dr Helmut Schuehsler, TVM Capital

HBI talks to Dr Helmut Schuehsler, chairman and CEO at TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, Dubai and Singapore, about the group’s prospective exit from its current healthcare assets, its hunt for new investments, and the MENA market more specifically.

Interview: Michael Sandhu, Remedium RT

After a long career at radiotherapy supplier Varian where he ended as Vice President, Global Market Development, Michael has set up his own consultancy to advise governments, international agencies and the private sector on the development of radiation therapy services in general and the best business models.  HBI asks him where the opportunities are and what they look like. 

Interview: Hoda Abou-Jamra, TVM

We speak to Hoda Abou-Jamra, the driving force behind the establishment of investors TVM in MENA and current group CEO of Bourn Hall International, a chain of fertility clinics currently in UAE and Delhi. It has an affiliate in Cambridge, UK.

Interview: Ravi Gidar, CEO of Gold Care Homes, on UK elderly care

Elderly care providers in the UK have a tough market to navigate. While the sector awaits a government Green Paper consultation document this autumn, we interview the owner of mid-market player Gold Care Homes, Ravi Gidar, on what his plans are going forward.

Interview: Jean-Claude Dubacher, vice president surgical vision, EMEA, Johnson & Johnson

Healthcare Europa speaks to Jean-Claude Dubacher, vice president surgical vision, EMEA, Johnson & Johnson, about the European ophthalmology market. Healthcare Europa (HE): Tell us about the work J&J does in healthcare services. Jean-Claude Dubacher (JD): We’re very active in cataract surgery and laser vision correction, and recently, dry eye treatment. Eye health is a big […]

Interview: Gyorgy Leitner, President, Private Healthcare Association of Hungary

Healthcare Europa talks to Gyorgy Leitner, president of the Private Healthcare Association of Hungary (Primus), which is composed of the dozen largest operators in the country's small but fast-growing private healthcare sector. We discuss acute care in Hungary, and find out more about the market and climate for M&A.

Interview: Giuseppe Recchi, CEO, Affidea

Healthcare Europa speaks to Giuseppe Recchi, CEO of pan-European advanced diagnostic imaging specialist Affidea, to find out about the company’s foray into outpatient care, the state of AI, and plans for the future.

Interview: Fatih Mehmet Gul, COO, Fakeeh University Hospital Dubai

We talk to the COO of Dubai's first university hospital which is being launched by Saudi group Fakeeh Care. Fatih Mehmet Gul discusses what his company's first UAE foray will specialise in, where the national market is heading and how soon the whole population will have mandatory health coverage.

Record real estate deal as Primonial invest in Median

HBI speaks exclusively to the broker behind a record real estate deal in Europe, after Medical Properties Trust (MPT) sold a 50% stake in its Median Kliniken portfolio in Germany for over €800m.

Interview: CEO, Healios, Richard Andrews

Will chatbots replace humans in the treatment of mental illness? Andrews, CEO of Healios, which provides teleconsultations for undiagnosed or treatable mental illness, thinks they will sometimes. So what services is it providing now and what does the future look like? 

Interview: Philip Buergin, CEO, Colosseum Dental UK

Healthcare Europa talks to Philip Buergin, the new CEO of Jacobs Holding-backed Colosseum Dental UK, about problems and opportunities in the UK dental market, the wider European perspective, and Colosseum's plans for the future.

Interview: Philips Indonesia CEO on how the private sector is benefiting from UHC

In 2014 the Indonesian government pledged to introduce universal health coverage to the world's fourth most populous country.  Healthcare Nova speaks to the CEO of healthcare focused tech company Indonesia Philips, Suryo Suwignjo, about how healthcare companies can see opportunity where others see impossibility, and how UHC is facilitating the growth of the private market.

Infermedica CEO on why AI specialists should prefer B2B over B2C

As doctors and nurses are an increasingly scarce and expensive resource, companies across Europe are turning to artificial intelligence to give patients a pathway into primary health. But is the best business model B2B or B2C? Healthcare Europa speaks to Piotr Orzechowski, CEO of the Poland-based AI specialists Infermedica, about why he sees the future of his business as very much the former, and his strategy for the company.

Kate Tulenko, CEO of Corvus Health, on the Filipino skills drain

Filipino nurses have been flooding out of the country for decades to pursue more lucrative opportunities. What does this mean for Filipino healthcare? We speak to global workforce expert Kate Tulenko from US-based Corvus Health on the ramifications of the Filipino skills drain.

Interview: Zoe Blake, CEO, XenZone Group

The world faces an explosion in demand for mental health services, so how far can this be met by digital platforms? XenZone is the largest such platform in England. Some 40% of all young people aged 11-25 have free at point of access to its service. We talk to Zoe about the service, which employs 200 people and is profitable, about its markets and its plans for the future.

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