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Volume XIX, Issue 18 | March 8, 2017 | By: Monish Rajpal

The ongoing transformation of traditional healthcare has compelled providers to restructure practice locations, medical affiliations and processes in order to maintain profitability without ceding market share, care quality or convenience. In this Executive Insights, we look into current outpatient trends and highlight a number of “hot topic” practices that come up for discussion frequently.

Volume XIX, Issue 13 | February 13, 2017 | By: Jonathan Sparey

The NHS is part of the fabric of Britain. However, increasing pressures on the system have resulted in an NHS which is now in crisis. Private healthcare providers have the potential to help meet the country’s growing healthcare needs by providing critical and complementary support to core NHS services. This Executive Insights examines the changing nature of the U.K.’s healthcare needs and details five key challenges private providers need to address if they are to become of greater strategic importance.

Analysis 1 | January 25, 2017 | By: Alex Evans, Chris Randall

The 2016 Health & Wellness Study examines consumer spending preferences for nutritional supplements, personal care and healthy grocery products among Millennials, Gen X and Boomers. The study looks at category engagement, drivers of channel selection and, the potential for subscription services, as well as the success factors for private-label products.

Volume XIX, Issue 1 | January 5, 2017 | By: Clay Heskett, Helen Chen, Peter Rosenorn, David Barrow

Developing therapeutics and medical devices for global healthcare markets remains a risky proposition. The medical innovations now coming to market are remarkable and reflect the reaction of healthcare companies towards innovation a decade ago. Globally, the biopharma and medtech sectors are being shaped by four significant forces, which will determine the success factors for the next generation of healthcare products. In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. examines each of the key forces driving change.

Volume XVIII, Issue 46 | December 2, 2016 | By: Kevin Grabenstatter, Wiley Bell

What will the transition to a Trump administration mean for the healthcare industry’s key constituents? While experts of all stripes are asserting predictions, they are typically long on speculation and short on evidence. In a moment of political uncertainty, it is most useful to know which issues and stakeholder “tensions” to watch closely. This Executive Insights will highlight some of these questions.

Volume XVIII, Issue 34 | October 10, 2016 | By: Zafar Momin

Southeast Asia (SEA) is offers opportunities for private healthcare provider investments in light of increasing demand for private health services that are supported by strong growth fundamentals and the inherent gap in public healthcare infrastructure. This Executive Insights discusses the key challenges and investment outlook.

Volume XVIII, Issue 30 | August 9, 2016 | By: Peter Smith

There are only a few KPIs which have a large influence on profitability – but defining and understanding how they interact with each other can be difficult. L.E.K. has developed a Dynamic Performance Management tool which can help businesses to address this problem and improve profitability by more than 30%.

Healthcare Spotlight 4 | June 10, 2016 | By: Wiley Bell, Joan Kim, Andrew Garibaldi

Participating in the public health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a tremendous financial strain for most health plans. In this Executive Insights Healthcare Spotlight, we examine how a few profitable exchange plans may yield some insights — and raise key questions — as to how sustainable exchange plans will evolve. What are the lessons for a more sustainable exchange future?

Volume XVIII, Issue 11 | April 18, 2016 | By: Bill Frack, Andrew Garibaldi

To survive and thrive in this new world order, payers must be aggressive in order to meet the shift in state program requirements. In this Executive Insights, we draw on our experience to detail six points that Medicaid payers should focus on in order to win RFPs and maximize profit potential in this growing Medicaid managed care environment.

Healthcare Spotlight 3 | April 1, 2016 | By: Joan Kim

In this Executive Insights "Healthcare Spotlight," we discuss our work with the Vantage Cancer Care Network (VCCN) model and the five phases that ensure both oncologists and payers successfully implement and execute oncology-specific value-based contracts.

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