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NHS-style problems could cloud Polish healthcare – but there is a silver lining

Polish healthcare reform is in full swing. Healthcare Europa speaks to an Eastern Europe-based analyst who thinks building a UK NHS style-system will not only bring with it all the benefits, but also all of the pitfalls of publicly run healthcare - which could ultimately open up the market further to private providers.

IHH seal deal for $1.3bn Fortis

India’s troubled hospital group Fortis Health has selected IHH Healthcare to take control of the company ahead of an alternative bid by rival TPG-Manipal.

Interview: Andy Jones, CEO, Ramsay Health Care UK 

Ramsay may be only the fifth largest private hospital operator in the UK but it is demonstrably the most cost-effective and has a clear-cut ambition to be the UK number one. We talk to Andy Jones about the individual market, NHS partnership, procurement and the hotelier model.

Buyer found for troubled Fortis?

The fight for Fortis, India's second largest and arguably most troubled hospital group, could soon be over. Healthcare Nova hears from a well-placed India-based source that IHH Healthcare's binding offer to acquire 51% of the company is extremely likely to succeed.

Improved HR increased responsibility, cut communication errors and increased patient numbers

By improving HR procedures, Apollo Dhaka Hospital has seen significant improvement in communication errors, accountability and a 15% increase in patient admissions. Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is the only JCI Accredited 450-bed multi-disciplinary super-specialty tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh, providing health care with the latest medical, surgical and diagnostic facilities.