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Interview: Jaakko Olkkonen, Wellmo: The future of insurance – Preventative health services and wearables

Savvy insurers - big players like Generali, Germany's second largest primary insurance group, and Vitality in the UK, are moving into preventative health services – suggesting there's money to be saved here. Experts seem to agree within five years, wearable... [+]

Capio enters German ophthalmology market

Pan-European healthcare provider Capio has bought German ophthalmology clinic Augenklinik Universitätsallee in Bremen - its first opthalmology acquisition in the country. Henrik Brehmer, SVP Group Communication at Capio, talks to us about the deal. Are Capio looking to buy more in this market?

CVC buys Metropolitan Hospital of Greece

Global private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has followed up its purchase of Vitalia in Spain earlier this month by buying over 70% of the equity in the Greek Metropolitan Hospital from its majority shareholder the Perseus Healthcare Group.

Interview: Frederic Llordachs, CEO of review and booking site Doctoralia

Doctoralia, the Spanish-based online healthcare appointment booking and review site with a strong presence in Latin America merged with its Polish-based competitor DocPlanner last year. Healthcare Europa talks to Doctoralia CEO Frederic Llordachs about business models, the merger, and the future of booking sites.

Interview: Andy Lockwood, managing director of Capita Healthcare Decisions

UK outsourcing giant Capita has had a torrid year with three profit warnings knocking a third off its share price. It’s selling off non-core activities trying to turn its fortunes around but the inclusion of its medical recruitment business in the sell-off does not signal a withdrawal from healthcare. Instead, as MD Andy Lockwood explains, it’s bundled four of its health offerings into Capital Healthcare Decisions, which offers tech solutions to providers and payors both public and private and at home and abroad.

French care home group plans 4,000 beds network

Clineo, a French elderly care group based in southern France, is completing the acquisition of two nursing homes in Spain totalling 390 beds – and expects to own a network of 4,000 beds in the next three years. Its founder Hervé Le Bocq talks to Healthcare Europa.

How to make money in the Czech outpatient market

Czech outpatient specialist EUC Group (formerly Euroclinicum) is consolidating the outpatient market, and has just released preliminary results for 2016 and announced another acquisition. Healthcare Nova catches up with Jan Hůlek, one of the directors, to talk about the group’s business strategy and how to make money and grow in the outpatient market.