Bain Healthcare Insights

  • 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.

  • Healthy living: Economic necessity and business opportunity

    May 06, 2013 | Bain industry brief

    More than half of all deaths now result from largely preventable disease. In the future, Healthcare will be Health and Care, with a much stronger focus on keeping people healthy. In order to thrive in a market that demands Healthy Living innovation, business must first understand where the market

  • Health is wealth

    May 06, 2013 | Healthcare | Business Standard

    India's healthcare system is giving rise to a unique opportunity that rewards early diagnostic and healthcare interventions. This will guarantee a better return on investment for a sustainable future.

  • 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.