Saturday, September 21, 2019

Care at a distance

Nothing has the potential to truly globalise the delivery of health services more than telemedicine. Ben Faircloth and Klaus Boehncke, Partners at L.E.K. Consulting...

HM meets… Lynzi Wang

Despite cooling demand from Middle East patients, UK independent hospitals have been slow to grasp the opportunities of China’s growing and increasingly affluent population....

Digital healthcare: Regulation for the uninitiated

The technological revolution in healthcare is gathering momentum, but entering the market means initiation into a complex world of regulation, explains Lydia Torne, managing...

Injecting capital into health tech

Dr Michelle Tempest, partner at strategy consultancy Candesic, explores how private equity is investing in everything from digital diagnostics to AI tertiary care The recently...

Transforming primary care with data and AI

Digital healthcare is heralded as a way to make care more accessible and more efficient - particularly when it comes to primary care, where...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

Travelling for health

IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at the ups and downs of building and maintaining an international private patient business.  The attraction of an international clientele...

The challenge of Artificial Intelligence

Developments in Artificial Intelligence are being made throughout the global healthcare sector, with potential benefits for providers, payors and patients. Guillaume Duparc and Ben...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

The workforce of the future

What does the NHS People Plan mean for the independent sector? Workforce pressures are undoubtedly the biggest issue currently facing the health service, with both...

Digital healthcare: in for the long haul

Digital technology has the power to transform how health services are delivered but, according to new research from LaingBuisson, large-scale adoption in the UK...

LaingBuisson dental report: the rise of private pay

New figures from LaingBuisson reveal that the value of the private dental market overtook NHS dentistry for the first time last year. To coincide...