With the UK’s growing ageing population, reduced funding, increasing globalisation and rapidly changing technology, health economies are facing unprecedented challenges to remodel their healthcare systems. The hospital model is struggling to provide high-quality care in a cost-effective and considerate way, according to a new report by KPMG.

Dr Mark Britnell and Sir Robert Naylor on sustainability and innovation in health by HSJ News

Although different countries have different socio-political climates and unique problems, there are still common concerns and similarities which make sharing best practices possible and essential across the geographical divide.

In this HSJ Podcast, Mark Britnell and Sir Robert Naylor talk about sustainability of health systems, the emergence of the “activist payer”, the importance of integrated care and how the West needs to look east to learn anew about innovation.