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.
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Insight & Interviews
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.
August 10, 2018
Healthcare Nova speaks to Julian Koo, co-founder of Singapore based home healthcare provider Jaga-Me, about his business model and the market.
July 18, 2018
Healthcare Nova speaks to Erik Koornneef, UAE-Based head of Watson Health at Cognit Technology Solutions, an AI solutions provider established as JV between Mubadala and IBM Watson with the aim to enable the adoption of artificial intelligence in the MENA region.
July 3, 2018
We talk to the former CEO of South African hospital group Life Healthcare, Andre Meyer, a year on from his departure. He tells us about his start-up, Invenico, which he says he co-founded to tackle the biggest issues facing healthcare in South Africa. He also shares his thoughts on the acquisitions made under his tenure at Life.
July 2, 2018
Healthcare Nova talks to Carsten Belanich of Columbia Pacific which has been building hospitals in Asia for a decade and has recently entered care homes and assisted living in a big way. With a focus on the latter we discuss business models, expansion, occupancy, synergies of an international network, long-term exit strategy and how to spot a gap in the market before anyone else.
May 29, 2018
Healthcare Europa speaks to Franz-Robert Klingan, Munich-based partner at global consultants Bain & Company who runs its healthcare private equity practice for EMEA, to find out his three key messages from the last year and where he thinks the hotbeds of activity will be going forward.
May 16, 2018
Brasil Senior Living (BSL) is establishing a network of elderly and assisted living homes in Brazil - and currently has little by way of organised opposition there. Healthcare Nova talks to CEO and co-founder Ricardo Soares about his plans for the future, why he'd welcome a rival, and what he makes of Orpea's plans to enter the market.
April 16, 2018
Healthcare Nova speaks to Hari Buggana, chairman and managing director at India-focused investor InvAscent, about what makes a good investment, and why the Indian healthcare market is appealing at the moment.
March 19, 2018
What impact will digital health, in all its forms, have on the shape and size of the private health care sector? We talk to Dr. Kaindl, who reckons the winners are likely to be the big for-profit groups.