Telehealth and eHealth


Using remote solutions to monitor COVID-19 patients

Remote care provider Dignio has used its solution normally reserved for elderly and chronic management to track COVID-19 patients outside hospital. HBI speaks to the company's CEO and UK manager about how it adapted there and in Norway.

Major management reshuffle at Ping An Good Doctor

China's largest digital health platform Ping An Good Doctor is reportedly losing its CEO, COO, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Product Officer and Company Secretary. Is it trying to shift the platform into a more profitable B2B strategy?

COVID-19 and Emerging Market healthcare

We talk to two of the world's largest investors in emerging market health care about Covid's likely impact. Despite so far much lower death rates, the initial effect on health care operators has been worse than in Europe. Covid is set to destroy several motors for growth such as healthcare tourism and the deployment of […]

Homebound boost online mental health platforms

Much of the world’s workforce is sat working from home and many others are out on the frontline, either in hospitals or retail. That is presenting new potential customers for a host of online mental health services across Europe as they seek to plug the gap where the public sector has pulled back. Employers, health care providers and individuals – including children stuck at home – are now bumping up demand.

Covid: The double whammy – who will be left standing?

In a recent paper on the medtech outlook for Europe, UBS, looked at how Singapore and Toronto bounced back from pandemics. Pent up demand simply led to double growth rates the year after. But Covid is two things: a pandemic coupled to a steep recession, almost certainly worse than 2008. We look at what this means for a sector where private equity has often geared up to the hilt.

Exclusive prediction: Pandemic reaching turning point in Europe?

An exclusive analysis by Chinese insurance giant Ping An suggests COVID-19 cases could reach a turning point in the next few days, hitting the peak of new confirmed cases by later this week / early April,  with that figure set to fall thereafter.

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