Bain Healthcare Insights

  • The real challenge for providers

    December 04, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    The world of healthcare delivery in the US is changing and organizations are transforming their business strategies to keep up with it. Identifying a strategy is the easy step. The real challenge is aligning and retooling your organization to execute your strategy, while realigning your operating

  • Designing healthcare provider reimbursement solutions to fit the local market

    December 04, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    We are on a collision course between the way we pay health care providers and the types of health insurance that employers and individuals want to buy. While health plans are embracing new payment models encourage physicians to manage care more effectively within their network, employers are opting

  • Opportunities in integrated care for pharma and medtech

    September 25, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Everyone may be talking about integrated care, but what does it really mean for the business models of pharma and medtech? Several key questions merit consideration. Are there unmet needs in care integration for the disease states where you play? Do you have distinctive assets and competencies to

  • Asia: Healthcare's biggest M&A opportunity and challenge

    September 19, 2013 | Healthcare |

    The sheer scale of Asia’s developing economies is turning them into some of the hottest markets for pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

  • Building a fully integrated biotech company: What it takes

    September 09, 2013 | Healthcare | IN VIVO

    The transition from R&D to a fully integrated stage is a make-or-break scenario for any biotech company. High-quality marketed products alone don't guarantee a successful transformation--it also requires strategic focus and an organization capable of delivering on that ambition.

  • A new approach to M&A helps healthcare companies grow in Asia

    June 25, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Winning healthcare companies are discovering a unique approach to inorganic growth that sets them up for success in Asia over the long haul. They use a portfolio management strategy that builds a combination of sustainable assets across countries, sectors and risk profiles, relying on an M&A

  • The pharmaceutical industry and the challenge with generic - Bain Milan

    June 24, 2013 | Strategy, Healthcare | Quotidiano Sanità

    The main difference in the pharmaceutical industry today compared to the recent past is not in the "recipe" of dealing with change, but the inevitability of putting it in place. It’s time for more radical evaluations and decisions.

  • Webinar: A new pharma launch paradigm

    June 13, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain video

    In this webinar, Michael Kunst and Rafael Natanek, co-authors of A new pharma launch paradigm: From one size fits all to a tailored product approach, discuss how pharmaceutical companies can launch successful products in a market with higher hurdles to access and increased competition.

  • A new pharma launch paradigm: From one size fits all to a tailored product approach

    June 05, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Market access restrictions and fragmented pipelines are creating challenges for pharmaceutical companies trying to introduce new products. Successful pharmaceutical companies are tailoring their launches to one of four product archetypes and retooling their organizations into Launch Factories

  • Five obstacles to a healthier world

    May 23, 2013 | Healthcare |

    To improve public health, business and government leaders will likely grapple with several worldwide trends, many of them byproducts of technological advances and economic development.