Telehealth and eHealth


Interview: Lars Dahle, founder, Dignio

Having spent the last 10 years of his life building a multi-million revenue company, Dignio founder Lars Dahle has found the last week since he stepped down as CEO rather quiet. HBI catches up with him in reflective mood, as he chats about how he built the business up, and how he really feels about leaving his company's future in others' hands.

Is Uber Health über or unter?

Uber Health, essentially a taxi service to help non-urgent patients get to hospital appointments, has launched in Australia. But how much will it change healthcare services?

Amazon to bet $12bn on health care

Amazon is among the bidders in the $8bn auction of AI/big data US player Signify Health. That comes just over a month after it bought loss-making US primary care chain One Medical for $3.9bn. The tech giant is also closing its existing telehealth arm, Amazon Care.

Babylon may pull back in Europe to focus on US market

As UK tech start-up Babylon Health withdraws from a couple of ten-year contracts with NHS Trusts eight years early, we speak to a digital health expert who tells us he isn't surprised as the US market is the place to be.

Kry keeps mum on valuation but is “unlikely” to be devalued

Kry, the Swedish telehealth company also known as Livi in the UK and France, has raised US$160m of debt and equity funding in Series D follow-on funding. However, the firm has kept a tight lid on its valuation and observers are conflicted as to why this is.

Amazon buys primary care network for 6x revenue

Amazon surprised markets by buying the loss-making One Medical US primary care chain for $18 a share, a 43% premium. In 2021 One Medical grew revenue by 64% to $623m, on which it lost $243.5m.

HBI 2022: Who will win the Subscription War?

Subscription health models were a popular conversation and "subscription" a bit of a buzzword at HBI2022. A panel of experts looked at how three different companies are making these models work.

HBI 2022: How digitalisation is driving a service revolution

The arguments for digitalisation in healthcare services are well-established, and thanks to the pandemic, hybrid models are coming more and more to the fore. How is digitalisation being used to improve financial outcomes, and how is data being used to deliver unprecedented proactive and preventative measures? 

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