Healthcare Reform

 

Why Westminster NHS systems fail

Profound pessimism about NHS plans for integrated health and with NHS systems in the UK and Canada was on display from academics at the European Health Policymakers Group which celebrated its 21st year in an afternoon looking at what the group had learnt studying Beveridge (NHS) and Bismarckian (statutory insurer) models.

Spain “too reliant” on for profits to pull the plug

The Spanish government has put forward a draft bill to strengthen its NHS system, and wean it off the private sector. A well-placed source at HBI 2022 tells us that for-profits are so entrenched and vital to Spain's NHS system that attempts to remove them would be too catastrophic, meaning a wholesale removal is highly unlikely. The bill still needs to pass the legislature before it becomes law. 

New Approaches to Training

With a soaring global shortage of health care professionals, operators have to re-strategise and develop innovative approaches to bridge the gap. In this case study-led session we’ll examine novel approaches to attracting the right people, developing in-house training programmes and increasing retention by becoming an ‘employer of choice’. Speakers include: Dr Jurgen Laartz, CEO and […]

The Truth about AI

Has AI delivered for healthcare – yet? In this session we’ll explore what we know about AI today and how we can best shape our thinking about AI as a tool in the transformation toolkit. Through case studies we’ll look at scenarios where AI is delivering impact, providing a deep-dive into the practicalities of implementation. […]

Seeking Consensus in the Payor / Provider Relationship

Finnish insurers have stopped health care insurance costs rising for a decade, which is a major achievement given that health care inflation often runs at 3-8% a year. In this session, we’ll explore the story behind the headlines. What is the dynamic of the payor/provider relationship that drives this result? Where is the win-win in […]

Unlocking the Potential of Integrated Care Chains

Moving from isolated episodes of care to care continuum enables operators to maximise customer value and scale businesses. In this session we’ll be exploring care chains, how to optimise chains vs assets, the role of digital in enabling this transformation,  and how digital will unlock value through automation and efficiency. Speakers include: Peter Wharton-Hood, Group […]

Elderly Care

Growth projections have always been difficult in the elderly care sector – and now even challenged as a result of Covid-19. Our panel of experts representing nursing homes, assisted living and domiciliary care share their views on the opportunities and challenges as we look ahead to the next 3 years. Speakers include: Marc Saillon, CEO, […]

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 […]

Addressing the health workforce crisis

Workforce and capacity constraints are the biggest barrier to growth for health care. So what can operators do differently to increase capacity and throughput? What role can automation play to drive efficiency and optimise clinical staff time? How can the redeployment of non-clinical staff change workflows and increase productivity? We’ve selected three case studies to […]

Regulatory & Political Risk

This remains the number one issue for investors and operators in most countries, second only to “how do I get staff?” as something liable to keep CEOs awake at night. Here we look in detail at what risks there are in different countries and sectors. what, if anything, can the sector do to allay them? […]

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