With 59% voter support, right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is leading Brazil's polls with only 12 days left before the final vote. What would a win for Bolsonaro mean for Brazilian private healthcare? We speak to market insider Marcelo Fonseca about the potential changes.
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Some of the largest lab groups in the world have banded together to form the "Global Diagnostics Network", an international alliance led by US-lab giant Quest Diagnostics.
October 16, 2018
Amil, Brazil's largest insurance and hospital operator, has acquired competitor and medical insurance company Sobam Group. We speak to a market expert to find out more.
September 19, 2018
The sale of Bridgepoint-owned international dialysis giant Diaverum is likley being delayed until the future of its lucrative Saudi contract is determined, as potential suitors adopt a wait and see approach, Healthcare Europa hears.
September 13, 2018
There are relatively few Pan-Latam operators of any scale. The big exception is the integrated healthcare management organisations being built by UnitedHealth which is now the largest hospital operator in Brazil and Chile with positions in another half dozen countries. We think that is about to change.
September 7, 2018
It's been a busy week for healthcare providers in Brazil.
September 7, 2018
Brazilian hospital operator Grupo Notre-Dame Intermédica (GNDI) is unexpectedly selling one of its assets despite a trend of acquisitions across Brazilian healthcare. We speak to KPMG Brazil to find out more.
August 30, 2018
Private providers in Brazil have expressed dismay at the withdrawal of a resolution that would have forced individuals to pay more for their healthcare out-of-pocket.
August 10, 2018
Brazilian dental plan specialist Odontoprev saw its share drop 7% on H1 results, yet it still paid out in dental services just 45.5% of its second quarter revenue!
August 3, 2018
Grupo Notre Dame Intermédica (GNDI), the private Brazilian insurer headquartered in São Paulo, has agreed to buy 100% of hospital and online database group Grupo Mediplan Sorocaba (GMS).