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.
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Insight & Interviews
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.
March 15, 2018
GE Healthcare employs several thousand software engineers today. So what will the medtech giant’s role in healthcare look like in five or ten years’ time? As an incumbent, does it see Apple, Google, and Amazon et al as a threat? And what sort of relationship does it want to forge with big private operators? We talk to Kieran who became CEO in June 2017, having run GE Healthcare Life Sciences for five years.
March 7, 2018
Healthcare Nova talks to Christopher Golby, president of Hospital Britanico in Uruguay, about how the public and private healthcare system works in one of the most prosperous and socially liberal Latin American countries.
March 5, 2018
How do you build an international business delivering high-quality specialist care working with governments, public payors, regions and for-profit operators? UPMC, the big US academic medical centre, has done just this in four very different countries: Italy, Ireland, Kazakhstan and China. We talk to Dr Gridelli about the business model and challenges.
February 26, 2018
Angola isn’t the first African country that springs into the minds of private equity groups looking to invest in healthcare. But according to Dan Schönfeld, the former head of finance at Vital Capital Fund who helped to set up and run Luanda Medica Centre (LMC), they shouldn't rule it out. He tells Healthcare Nova why.
February 16, 2018
The man who helped turn Al Noor into a US$1bn company is building what he claims is the first major value healthcare platform in the UAE focused on serving the working class. Healthcare Nova chats to Abhishek Sharma, CEO of Foundation Holdings which has just launched Right Health with a view to IPO by 2021.
February 7, 2018
Unilever runs a global health and prevention programme in over 90 countries for its 169,000 employees. How? What does Dr Thirumalai (known as Dr Raj) think of the private healthcare services sector? And what changes does he expect in the future? And what does he expect from digital health and AI? Dr Raj is also a non-executive independent director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise and a speaker at HBI 2018 on April 10-11 in London.
January 31, 2018
Formed as recently as 2015, Singapore-based Luye Medical Group has become one of the major contenders in health care services across China, Australia and SE Asia. It is part of the Luye Life Sciences Group which owns Luye Pharma Group, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in China and separately listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Luye Medical Group acquired Healthe Care, the third largest Australian for-profit hospital operators in 2016. It has since expanded its business rapidly adding healthcare operations such as oncology (Singapore), inpatient, outpatient and community based health care services (Australia) and rehabilitation and maternity hospitals (China). The aim, says Wang, is mainly to provide a value-based healthcare experience to meet the needs of the middle class and patients with private insurance coverage across SE Asia, Australia and China. Here we talk to him about Luye Medical Group’s plans and how it views the Chinese market. Wang is a speaker at HBI 2018, the global health care service event in London from April 10 to 11.
January 25, 2018
The Egyptian economy has been recovering from an economic downturn since 2011, and it’s been an uphill struggle to restore investor confidence. We talk to Mansoor Ahmed from Colliers International and ask him if Egypt has turned the corner.