Imaging Services


Ultrasound the ‘biggest opportunity in UK imaging’

Ultrasound represents the biggest opportunity in diagnostic imaging in the UK market, according to a major operator in the sector. Portability, lower costs and larger volumes compared to X-ray, CT and MRI make it particularly attractive for agile for-profit providers in a sector long-dominated by the NHS.

Cinven looks to take Synlab private as Covid boost falters

Frankfurt-listed Synlab could be about to be taken private following a non-binding full takeover offer earlier this week. With its full year results released yesterday and facing questions about its plans, HBI asks market experts what they think of the move.

Key themes and takeaways from the IFC’s Emerging Markets conference

Last month, thought leaders from private healthcare systems across the globe gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, to network, share their findings, and consider how emerging markets can become more resilient. HBI was there, and these are our key themes and takeaways.

Cloud-based reporting could transform diagnostic imaging

The landscape for diagnostic imaging has fundamentally changed over the last two decades, as imaging has shifted out of the hospital and teleradiology has taken off. Are cloud-based enterprise reporting platforms the answer? We speak to an enthusiastic reporting platform CEO and a more sceptical imaging operator to find out more.

Saudi boom creating billion dollar opportunities

Sources at the Arab Health exhibition confirm that the ambitious Saudi 2030 project which will see the country transfer most health care service delivery to the for-profit sector is still on. What are the implications of this?

Chris Toth, CEO, Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

In April last year, medical device giant Siemens Healthineers acquired Varian Medical Systems in one of the largest all cash MedTech transactions in history. HBI catches up with Varian CEO Chris Toth to find out more about the deal, and Varian’s plans for the future. 

Scanmed buys Ars Medical

Polish multi-specialty healthcare company Scanmed has bought Polish oncology firm Ars Medical.

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