Bain Healthcare Insights

  • Tipping the scales in the global battle of the bulge

    February 14, 2014 | Healthcare |

    Private sector opportunities to promote healthy living are evolving at a rapid pace, demanding a complete break from old roles and a new “cross-sector” language of integration that can capture the imagination of consumers.

  • Growing Business Opportunities for Healthy Living

    January 23, 2014 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Healthy living is now a mainstream topic. A recent online survey by Bain & Company in New York, Munich and New Delhi demonstrates the consistency across continents of the value respondents place on a healthier lifestyle. There are significant opportunities for business to develop innovative

  • Collaboration for Healthy Living: From Bottlenecks to Solutions

    January 22, 2014 | Healthcare | World Economic Forum

    Addressing the rise of non-communicable diseases challenges traditional models of work for public, private and civil society stakeholders and puts more pressure on them all to work collaboratively. However, such collaborations are not without challenges. Mistrust, lack of transparency and other

  • 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.