Bain Healthcare Insights

  • Healthy living: The business opportunity

    May 06, 2013 | Bain infographic

    Healthy living is top of mind across continents, but people struggle to follow healthier lifestyles

  • Private equity and investors: Where is this relationship going?

    May 02, 2013 | Private Equity |

    The harsher realities of raising new funds and the downward pressure on returns have given both general partners and limited partners powerful incentives to try new things. The search is bringing forth intriguing variations in the PE business model.

  • Strong vital signs draw private equity to healthcare

    April 30, 2013 | Private Equity |

    Healthcare will remain a vibrant—but highly competitive—sector for private equity investment in 2013. Shaping a value-creation plan begins with a thorough due diligence process that explores five critical areas.

  • Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2013

    March 25, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain report

    To win in this space, investors will need to unlock the returns found in complex deals, reshuffle strategies across sectors and geographies and boost returns by staying involved in assets post-close.

  • An R&D destination in making - Mint

    January 30, 2013 | Healthcare | Mint

    No longer just a venue for lower-end R&D, India has started conducting higher-end research in pockets such as nano-technology, bioinformatics and “cell culture” biosimilars.

  • Time for businesses to trim the fat: ours

    January 29, 2013 | Healthcare |

    Business has a major role to play to promoting healthy living worldwide, not just in pushing for the right policies but in reshaping their own strategies for employee and community wellness.

  • Multistakeholder collaboration for healthy living: Toolkit annex

    January 24, 2013 | Healthcare | World Economic Forum

    Global leaders have set out to address these ills through the World Economic Forums "healthy living" initiative. These templates complement the organizational guidance offered in the multistakeholder toolkit.

  • The charter for healthy living

    January 24, 2013 | Healthcare | World Economic Forum

    The World Economic Forum's Charter for Healthy Living calls for creating and maintaining a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being—not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

  • Bridging the shareholder return gap in big pharma

    January 04, 2013 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Successfully reducing cost and improving organizational performance requires more than the usual incremental approach to change. Even for firms that know what needs to be done, mobilizing the organization and changing its culture remains a major challenge. We have identified five critical elements

  • Turbulence in healthcare

    November 28, 2012 | Healthcare | Business India

    Healthcare was once a stellar performer at the Bombay Stock Exchange, consistently outperforming the benchmark bourse six-fold over the last five years, but it has started to lose some of its sheen. The industry is facing greater pressure on margins and this will continue into the future, after