The Coming Global Boom in Private Healthcare

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

To many Americans, whose multi-trillion dollar government has just executed a hostile takeover of the healthcare industry, the future of care looks like lawyer-laden socialized medicine in General Motors GM -1.68%-style hospital factories.

But Americans are only 4% of the world’s population, and the rest of the world is moving in a very different direction. They have much to teach us.

My job is to scan the world looking for commercial and social innovations that entrepreneurs can bring to scale. I do this mainly on the ground, monitoring large networks like transportation, water, food, energy, education, health care, media….looking for small sparks that can transform these networks rapidly.

I have done this commercially for 30 years in more than 40 nations.

Right now some of these sparks are:

Source: Forbes (link opens in a new window)

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