Tag Archives: Healthcare

Remote Patient Management

Telemedicine, alternatively known as Remote Patient Management, is a system that uses technology to monitor the state of patients’ health from the comfort of their own homes as well as communicate the results in real time with their doctor. Seventy percent of patients and 80 percent of health-care professionals would be willing to use Telemedicine, according …
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El Mercado del Equipamiento Médico Hospitalario en La India 2013

This ICEX study provides an overview of the hospital equipment market in India and includes a quantitative and qualitative analysis of its supply and sales conditions. The study also explores the growth opportunities and latest trends in the sector as well as the market’s structure, the factors associated with purchase decisions and the broad perception …
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2013 Global life sciences outlook

In an effort to deliver better patient outcomes while at the same time countering slow market growth and declining profitability, the global healthcare industry has adopted a new business model that shifts its focus from developing blockbuster drugs and building pipelines to business portfolio evolution, according to a report by Deloitte. The industry is also …
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Emerging mHealth: Paths for growth

In this PwC-commissioned report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), patients, doctors and payers share their views on mHealth. Find out what they told, and learn more about the potential of mobile health in developed and emerging markets, the challenges, and the impact on stakeholders. The report is available to download from the PwC website.  

MIHealth Forum 2012. Health Management & Clinical Innovation

The first edition of MIHealth Forum, the new forum on innovation and management in the health care sector, was taking place last week in Barcelona. The MIHealth Forum laid the foundations for tackling the challenges of transforming our health care systems and making them more sustainable in the future. The more than 70 speakers at …
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eHealth Task Force Report: Redesigning health in Europe for 2020

A high-level group of experts this week warned that Europeans will only be able to benefit from the affordable, less intrusive and more personalised healthcare which Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) can bring if agreement is reached on how to use health data. The group, headed by the President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, delivered …
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Copayment: A Solution to Spiralling Health-Care Costs in Spain?

The current crisis and high levels of public deficits have reopened the debate on the sustainability of a health-care system that now costs close to 10 percent of Spain’s GDP. As such, many people are calling for the introduction of a copayment approach to health care provision. In this study, IESE Prof. Nuria Mas uses …
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2010 survey of global health care consumers

The results of this study by Deloitte indicate that the majority of consumers in the Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States do not understand their health care systems. The perceived performance of each system varies widely from country to country, with the French and Swiss rating their systems highest overall.    …
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Transforming Pensions and Healthcare in a Rapidly Ageing World

The World Economic Forum, with the collaboration of Mercer and the OECD, has just launched the report, “Transforming Pensions and Healthcare in a Rapidly Ageing World: Opportunities and Collaborative Strategies.” The study addresses the question of ageing societies from a perspective that integrates implications and solutions for both healthcare and pensions, focusing on opportunities and …
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The Vaccines Market Outlook To 2014

Business Insights has just published its latest study, “The Vaccines Market Outlook: Market Analysis of Future Growth and Leading Players by Sector.” The combination of new biotechnology research techniques and manufacturing technologies has created a vibrant vaccine market. This report provides unrivalled analysis of changing market conditions and strategic future outlook using the gold standard …
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