The global demand for private health is set to increase within the next 5 years. Aside from reduced waiting times and the possibility of greater choice in decision making scenarios this is due to a combination of factors, one of them notably is the new levels of awareness in relation to what is
perceived as healthy.
Another is the new preventative approach to health, whereby with a genomic data, health integration with lifestyle analysis is expected to be the new cornerstone of well-being.Private insurers refuse surgery to women with ‘Jolie gene’ 22-Feb-2016
Women who test positive for the BRCA gene (like Angelina Jolie), which indicates a higher risk of developing cancer, cannot have preventative surgery paid for by private healthcare insurers.