BDO’s Health & Life Sciences Rx Podcast, hosted by The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation and the Life Sciences practice, seeks to provide insights into the trends disrupting healthcare and how companies can adapt and evolve in an ever-changing business landscape.
Knowing When to Call It Quits in Drug Development and Healthcare Innovations
34:28The drug development process is costly, time consuming and laden with risk—with only 1% of drugs making it from pre-clinical all the way to market, according to Pharma Intelligence. To beat these odds, life sciences leaders must know when to continue funding a promising, new product and when to call it quits.Tune in for insights into:Why a “fast to failure” mentality is key to a successful development pipelineHow leaders can redivert organizational resources after ending a programWhy drug development failures can ultimately lead to positive outcomes
Adapting to Changing Market Winds: Healthcare REITS and Private Equity
37:06Tune in for insights on:The convergence of senior healthcare and housing—and implications for healthcare REITs and private equity professionalsThe operational and hospitality components that make senior housing and skilled nursing facilities attractive investment prospectsThe importance of providing education to seniors—and their caregivers—on all available housing and care models
Preparing for the Future of Elder Care
52:31Seniors—the fastest-growing U.S. age demographic—are poised to make up more than 20 percent of the U.S. population by 2029. And they’re moving to the driver’s seat of care. Now, they’re demanding elder care more rooted in empathy and designed on their own terms—and in their preferred environment. With these shifts, new types of entities—including those building alternative types of senior care communities—will form, and health organizations will need to create and fill new types of roles.
Checking Healthcare's Pulse
23:22With KKR's $10 billion purchase of Envision Healthcare this summer, the largest healthcare buyout deal since the financial crisis, private equity's appetite for healthcare deals might well be stronger than ever. Meanwhile, with Amazon's emerging healthcare arm and an imminent deal between CVS and Aetna, providers are turning to digital innovation to help navigate industry disruption. Tune into the full episode for a range of insights, including:What's triggering deal flow and high valuations across the health-care space.How healthcare companies are capitalizing on new data sources.Why elder-care providers are increasingly focused on preserving independence.
Finding the Right Dose of Portfolio Risk
23:56Tune in to the full episode to hear about:Why industry outsiders are entering healthcareHow these outsiders are uniquely suited to improve customer service and lower costsWhat business strategies have the most potential to create growth
Adjusting to Disruption: The “New Normal” in Healthcare
1:07:36Tune in to the full episode to hear about:The exponential growth in genetic testing and genomic technologiesNew drug therapies that are based on live organismsInnovation in technology platforms connecting patients, providers, payers, industry, and investors