Bain Healthcare Insights

  • Digital health: A day in the life of a healthy patient

    June 01, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain audio slideshow

    Digital health isn’t only for the sick. Exercise monitors, calorie trackers, fitness-oriented social networks and other digital technologies can help the healthy stay that way.

  • Digital health: A day in the life of an operating room nurse

    June 01, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain audio slideshow

    From setting up for surgery to tracking equipment and approving medical devices, surgical ward nurses can rely on many new technologies to reduce costs and improve patient care.

  • Digital health: A day in the life of a physician

    June 01, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain audio slideshow

    A host of digital technologies, many of them tablet based and Internet enabled, will make doctor-patient interactions more efficient and aid doctors with surgical preparation, pharma details and even their own continuing medical education.

  • Customer advocacy: The path to growth in healthcare

    March 23, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Leading companies earn buyers’ loyalty by staying in close, regular touch—and by learning to give customers what they value most.

  • Do you see what we see? The future of independent optometry

    March 19, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    The next retail disruption: Eye care professionals need to adapt, as retailers and online pure plays redefine vision care

  • Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2012

    March 08, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain report

    In Bain & Company’s first Global Healthcare Private Equity Report we review the significant healthcare investment trends of the past year and look ahead to what looms on the horizon for investors in 2012 and beyond.

  • Performance improvement in the medical technology sector

    February 01, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain Executive Conversations

    In this Bain executive conversation, Bain partner Paul Cichocki, discusses why medical technology companies are starting to behave more like other companies in the global economy, and the lessons they can learn from other industries.

  • Succeeding in the India healthcare market

    January 17, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain video

    India's healthcare market is very different than Western markets, but offers rapid growth for companies that can avoid common pitfalls.

  • Succeeding in the China healthcare market

    January 13, 2012 | Healthcare | Bain video

    China is still a relatively small healthcare market, but it is on track to become one of the largest in the world in just a few years time. Healthcare companies looking to succeed in China must move away from the one-size-fits-all model used in developed markets. Instead, they need to customize

  • Keeping pace in the evolving medical device market

    December 08, 2011 | Healthcare | Bain video

    The medical device market is undergoing significant changes as hospitals become more efficient buyers and doctors assume more responsibility for controlling costs. A one-size-fits-all clinical selling model no longer meets the needs of this evolving market. Successful medical device manufacturers