Posts by Trevor Lewis
The Center for Health Market Innovations has released The Primary Care Innovator’s Handbook: Voices from Leaders in the Field, an attempt to share knowledge between innovators in an open and informal way, and to encourage more conversations among the community of innovators working to improve primary care.
When people think of innovative business models in BoP health care, they often think of delivery or supply chain innovations. But there’s also a wealth of experimentation on the health financing side, involving everything from micro-insurance to subscription fees. Sevamob, an Indian social enterprise, uses a subscription model. In this Q&A, Shelley Saxena, Sevamob’s founder, discusses the advantages and challenges of this approach.
Innovators are experimenting with clinic chains and franchises, mobile health care and other tactics to provide better care to the world’s poor, according to a new report from the Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI).