News Digest April 2023
A curation of news stories impacting health insurance and brokers, population health management and health tech from last month.
Really not much of import to mention in IPMI this last month. Only the news that, as expected, KKR’s war chest is now ready for some more global PMI/IPMI acquisitions. However, three reports continue the bullish outlook for a) UK PMI; b) global PMI; and c) the global cancer insurance markets.
In the broking space, Gallagher and Howden are maintaining a growth charge with the closing of the Buck deal and additional M&A funds respectively.
In the health services space, the Uber pharmaceuticals delivery progress and Amazon’s virtual GP and pharma initiatives deserve attention.
We also have some insights and innovation in wellbeing with the 2023 best practice winners announced and an interesting article from the US Surgeon General on loneliness as a newly appearing major driver of poor employee mental health.
Digital venture investment is back up to new high levels, with a thoughtful article from Cigna on how to deploy and develop this. Maybe you also noticed our new private equity section to enable readers to see who is investing.
Finally, we cannot not mention growing number of articles on AI and its appropriate use in healthcare.