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Interview: Dr Peter Bazso, Director, Duna Medical Centre, Hungary

The Duna Medical Center (DMC) aims to be the most substantial private hospital in Hungary, with an ambitious building programme, and the only one that covers almost all surgical areas. Healthcare Europa speaks to its director Dr Peter Bazso about its business model, expansion and the wider market in Hungary.

Ava Clinics in talks with Russian billionaire to sell

The fourth largest healthcare services company by revenue in Russia is in talks with a group of businessmen led by Alexei Mordashov to sell the business, a proposal that was recently approved by the country's antitrust watchdog. Healthcare Europa speaks to the group's director general about those discussions and the company's expansion.

Ameos plans Swiss roll

Ameos, the biggest for-profit operator in German psychiatry has bought its first psychiatric clinic in Switzerland. So what does the Swiss psych sector look like?

Spire shares plummet 18% on poor results and Patterson payout

Listed UK hospital group Spire Healthcare shed almost a fifth of its value in one day last week, following disappointing first half results and a record pay-out to victims of medical fraud. The share price fall has led to speculation of a bid.

New Falck CEO “systematically examining business” after first half losses

Jacob Riis, new CEO at Falck, the international ambulance, fire service and healthcare group, admits H1 2017 results were “not satisfactory” and says he is "systematically examining" the business. Could this be with a view to a sale? Healthcare Europa speaks to an informed source amid speculation that we might soon see a sale of Falck’s healthcare services business – which unlike the rest of the business is doing rather well.

Tenet Healthcare looking to sell its UK hospitals

Tenet Healthcare, the third-largest US hospitals chain by revenue, is selling off its UK hospitals. Healthcare Europa has been told offers have been made below the company's asking price, and Tenet is holding out for more.

Pan-European dentistry is here, but at what price?

The first truly Pan-European dentistry giant with clinics in around ten countries could soon be a reality after years of gradual bottom-up consolidation. A huge fragmented market remains to be conquered – but we hear concerns that prices are coming unstuck from reality.