The New Era of Health Insurtech in the Insurance Industry

The New Era of Health Insurtech in the Insurance Industry

Conferences, Telemedicine
The digitization of the healthcare insurance sector is happening. Although they have been a bit slower in adopting digital solutions, compared to other players like pharma companies, insurers are getting into the game and slowly digitizing their services. As McKinsey mentioned in a recent report, digitization is needed to face the rising costs of claims and the complexity of claim management. Technological tools can help decomplexing insurance while making the end-to-end operational processes, from data input to payment, smoother. There is a clear shift in the insurance industry, from thinking in terms of prices to services.  The main players have been expanding their services those past years and focusing more on the end-users. Sanitas was the 1st digital insurance in Spain. Through the BLUA app, customers can make a video consultation with their…
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5 Key Tips for Your High Impact Networking

5 Key Tips for Your High Impact Networking

Conferences
I was recently invited to Future Health Club to share my 5 key tips for high impact networking: Build a network. It's all about trust It's not about you, it's about them! Work on your personal branding Be resilient [pdf-embedder url="https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.44/tmv.1a2.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/5-Tipcs.pdf" title="5 Tips Networking High Impact"]   Main take aways: Go to conferences and Meetups to educate yourself and meet like-minded people Be active on social media - My favorites are Twitter and Linkedin Follow influencers on Twitter (Here is a list to get you started in digital health), use relevant #, share and comment Linkedin, great to post articles to position yourself Join online communities like #pinksocks. It's a great way to meet and bond with new people easily Meet people for coffee to get to know them, learn…
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Innovating in Digital Medicine – Used Case of Hospital Sanitas CIMA Barcelona

Innovating in Digital Medicine – Used Case of Hospital Sanitas CIMA Barcelona

Conferences, Hospital
On January 28th 2020, we organised a special edition of our Health 2.0 Barcelona meetings in hospital Sanitas CIMA in Barcelona. The hospital has been very active developing and implementing solutions to digitise the hospital and the services offered to the customers and patients through their digital medicine department. [caption id="attachment_759" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Hospital CIMA Innovation Team [/caption] Antoni Giro, Jose Luis Gonzalez, Jorge Velazquez and Cesar Morcillo, presented some of the services and solutions they have been putting into place across and outside the hospital: The Blua video-consultation, which enables patients to visit their doctor from the confort of their home, across Spain and beyond 24/7 or even receive their prescription directly at home. Connected Health, a service to monitor patients with cardiac condition or hypertension for example 24/7. Patients…
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Digital Health Ecosystem: Highlights 2019

Digital Health Ecosystem: Highlights 2019

Conferences, Digital Therapeutics
Every year, we organise a Health 2.0 Barcelona chapter where I share the highlights from the previous year in the digital health space and touch on what we can expect for the coming months. Here is a summary of the 2020 edition, looking back at 2019: [pdf-embedder url="https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.44/tmv.1a2.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Trends1920.pdf"] Some notes about the slides Investment scene: 2019 was another strong year for digital health funding, the second record year after 2018, with about the same number of deals and the same average deal sizes (ca 20M). It was also the IPO year in digital health/wellness with 6 companies that went public, 4 of which ended 2019 with positive results. Investments received by European companies: Babylon leading the way with the highest ever round received by a European digital health company. Lead…
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