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Healthcare Sponsors Flocked to Public Markets in 2020: Bain

Healthcare Sponsors Flocked to Public Markets in 2020: Bain

Private-equity backed healthcare businesses headed to public markets in droves last year, an exit trend that is expected to extend into 2021, according to a report on the sector. The rise of special-purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, as a viable exit strategy for private-equity backed assets, coupled with a number of traditional initial public offerings […]

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Digital tech adoption in healthcare among highest in India

Digital tech adoption in healthcare among highest in India

New Delhi: Digital technologies adoption by health and human services (HHS) organisations is among the highest in India, showed a new survey by global consultancy major EY and Imperial College London on Thursday (March 18). The findings showed that 51 per cent of respondents in India have increased their use of digital technologies and data solutions […]

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Bringing AI To The Fight Against Healthcare Payments Fraud.

Bringing AI To The Fight Against Healthcare Payments Fraud.

The coronavirus pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to healthcare systems that will likely extend for months — and perhaps even years — to come. More than ever, hospitals and other medical facilities need to focus their resources on healing the sick and avoid getting bogged down by administrative costs and inefficiencies. This brings a longstanding challenge to the […]

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Flu season is getting weirder

Flu season is getting weirder

Coronavirus may be in the headlines, but it’s still flu season, and a weird one at that — officials are seeing a new spike in flu activity as a second strain of flu hits on the heels of the first. The 2019-2020 flu season already had an unusual start — in December and early January, […]

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Coronavirus drives Alrosa to shift diamond sales from Hong Kong

Coronavirus drives Alrosa to shift diamond sales from Hong Kong

Russia’s Alrosa, the world’s largest diamond mining company, will hold its March auctions in Moscow and Israel after Hong Kong postponed two jewellery shows because of the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Wednesday. Demand for diamonds in China, the world’s second largest market after the United States, had already weakened last year because of […]

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