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With 4,000 stands, Arab Health is enormous. Unlike most medtech shows, hospital groups take stands and we were able to go around 40 at the show. So what did it tell us?
February 10, 2017
In the past two months, SYNLAB, Cerba, Alliance Medical and LifeBrain, four major diagnostic service providers, have strengthened their presence in Italy through the acquisitions of small laboratory/imaging networks. But what is so attractive about Italy?
February 8, 2017
The fate of French laboratory network Cerba is finally determined – as owners PAI Partners agree to sell the group to private equity firm Partners Group and pension fund PSP. So what will happen to Cerba now that it changes hands?
January 27, 2017
Subscription health care, where individuals or companies pay for access to a set of healthcare services, is set to explode. And it works both in Europe and Emerging Markets. Falck has over 1m subscribers to its family subscription service in Latin America with subscribers paying to get access to primary care and other services as […]
January 24, 2017
Praxair’s merger (well, takeover) of Linde will be interesting to watch as Linde is a big medical oxygen at home business in Europe. Healthcare Europa estimate its sales at around €900m in 2015, although some of that will be the supply of oxygen to hospitals. But building a well-spread medical homecare business is not easy. […]
January 20, 2017
Health care services is a bugger’s muddle. Siloed, corrupt, the pace of change makes the fog-bound English law courts described by Charles Dickens in his novel Bleak House look dynamic.
January 17, 2017
New technology often seems strange when it's first unveiled, and it's hard to say whether it's going to take off or not – and whether the general public will take to it.
January 9, 2017
The recent decision by Falck’s board of directors to ask CEO Allan Søgaard Larsen to stand down after 27 years in the company highlights the complexities of power relations between executives and directors.
January 6, 2017
The healthcare needs of those affected by war, either based in conflict zones or refugee camps, cannot be underestimated - and nor can the difficulty faced in providing it. Access to healthcare services is often limited to sparsely equipped temporary installations, run by overworked aid workers. Doctors, equipment and drugs are all in short supply. What then is the answer?