Payor and Operator Models

 

How to do Digital Health – Interactive Workshop

Apps, telehealth and remote diagnostic tools can save money, provide better outcomes and extend lifetime value. This workshop helps leaders review their digital roadmap and prioritisation of digital investments. A question we often hear is “buy or build?” What should digital projects really cost? How do you best involve staff and customers? What works best […]

Who will win the Subscription War and Why?

Subscription models from health care providers and insurers are taking off across the globe. The hope is that this will enable rapid, asset-light expansion into new sectors or countries. Some directly target individuals and their families, some are aiming at the SME/corporate market. So which models will succeed – and which fail? In this panel, […]

Extracting Value from Data

Data is the new currency in healthcare, with digitisation driving a data explosion. But how do you extract value to improve patient care, generate extra revenue or build new relationships? In this session we’ll explore the different ways that operators are making money and achieving competitive advantage through data. We also dig into the problems: […]

Swiss imaging and lab groups sigh with relief

A new outpatient tariff which would have taken 6-10% points off imaging prices has been kicked down the road for the third time by the byzantine Swiss healthcare system. It would have severely clipped the very high margins enjoyed by many whilst upping prices for primary care.

Could Andalusian deal mean Spanish PPPs are back in favour?

Andalusian authorities have signed a contract with Spanish for-profit hospital group Clínicas Pascual which will see the regional government financing five Andalusian-based hospitals owned by the company. HBI speaks with Spanish consultant Ignacio Riesgo to find out what, if anything, this signifies for the market.

Le Pen’s plans for French healthcare

The next round of the French election is just two weeks off, and unexpectedly the race between Marine Le Pen and incumbent Emmanuel Macron is closer than many predicted. HBI asks, what would a Le Pen government mean for for-profit healthcare? 

NHS England reform ‘won’t increase outsourcing’ despite tough winter ahead

The UK has just passed a new law that stands to shake up the procurement of healthcare services. The for-profit sector has hoped it could drive more patients to their businesses, especially against ballooning waiting lists and winter pressure, but experts tell HBI there's little chance it will increase outsourcing. 

Romanian hospitals up 60% from COVID overflow

Romania's public hospitals are overrun with COVID patients. The 3,400+ beds owned by the private sector aren't being used for infected patients but instead as an 'overflow' for the otherwise ill. HBI speaks to the CEO of Regina Maria, who says visits to its ER are up 25% and looks at the results of rival Medlife, where revenue is up 57% in the first nine months. 

Is Eurofins’ share price drop an overreaction?

The share price of global lab group Eurofins is down 18% since a high at the end of September. Is it all an overreaction? A raised revenue guidance - but not EBITDA - points to falling margins for the group. 

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