Are the Chinese targeting the Brazilian healthcare market in a big way ahead of an expected boom, and if so, what are they planning to do? And why is one of the largest PE houses in the country planning to exit one of the country's largest healthcare maintenance organisations (HMOs)? Healthcare Nova speaks with Martin Benitez, CEO of Brazilian advisory MR Consultoria, about the state of the Brazilian healthcare market.
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Insight & Interviews
Zebra Medical Vision is an Israeli health tech startup using AI to find patterns camouflaged in medical images. It has developed software solutions for 11 conditions and is seeking out providers to take them on. At the IFC conference in Barcelona earlier this month, we spoke to Eyal Gura, co-founder and chairman, about Zebra and also KolGene, which promises to Uberize the genetics market.
May 25, 2017
It’s difficult to sort the hype from the reality in digital health. So we’ve been along for you to Health2.0 Europe to mine the coal face of health tech innovation.
May 10, 2017
As payers move away from rewarding volume towards rewarding value, care delivery is increasingly organised outside of hospitals. But to what extent is it happening? Speakers at the 2017 HBI conference suggested that while it is too early too announce the death of hospital care, operators are facing some severe disruptions.
April 21, 2017
Emerging Markets will make up 68% of the global GDP and 59% of global consumer spending growth by 2030. But how is the investment landscape changing, and where is the money flowing to? At the HBI 2017 conference in London, Hedley Goldberg, global head of healthcare services at Rothschild, Chinta Bhagat, head of Global Healthcare at Malaysian investment fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad, a big investor in hospital chain IHH, and Khawar Mann, managing director for healthcare at Abraaj, shared their expert views.
April 18, 2017
Singapore-based second opinions group FairMed Online bought the Munich-based Caremondo medical tourism agency three months ago. That gives FairMed control over a patient pathway that stretches from a new diagnosis to treatment - but also across the world. Neil van Heerden, chief marketing officer at FairMed, told us what’s next for the rapidly growing online player.
April 12, 2017
India’s fifth largest hospital group CARE Hospitals has not been helped by the Indian government’s price caps and demonetization policies this year. Margins will be hurt - but does Abraaj’s flagship asset have an out in Africa?
April 11, 2017
Doctoralia, the Spanish-based online healthcare appointment booking and review site with a strong presence in Latin America merged with its Polish-based competitor DocPlanner last year. Healthcare Europa talks to Doctoralia co-founder Dr. Frederic Llordachs, now a partner at DocPlanner, about business models, the merger, and the future of booking sites.
March 27, 2017
Sudan is open for business. And those willing to take the risk of entering a previously sieged economy, may find themselves turning over more than $32m a year, just like Fadil Elamin who runs Khartoum Dentist, a growing chain of dental clinics in the capita
March 22, 2017
A serial healthcare entrepreneur who also spent five years as Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population, Prof Elgabaly is now raising a $200m healthcare fund for investment in Healthcare in Africa and is already at present proceeding with investments. We talk to him about the Egyptian and wider African markets and about his investment approach.