Tag Archives: Healthcare

Digital transformation in the healthcare space

In MedTech there are new Industry 4.0 applications evolving. Digital data and increased connectivity are prerequisites for their success along the value chain. The digital transformation impacts the healthcare space far beyond the classical physical product. The information dimension will increasingly become part of the future offering either as part of the physical product or …
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Emerging consumer survey 2015

This report published by Credit Suisse offers a close look at the latest consumer trends in the world’s main emerging markets. The study includes special sections on the most important economic sectors, such as tourism, healthcare and the automotive industry, as well as on the most important countries in the emerging market space (Brazil, China, …
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2015 Global Health Care Sector Outlook

Across the globe, governments, health care delivery systems, insurers, and consumers are engaged in a persistent tug-of-war between competing priorities: meeting the increasing demand for health care services and reducing the rising cost of those services. This report by Deloitte examines the current issues impacting the global health care sector, provides a snapshot of activity …
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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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