Imaging Services


How Affidea is driving 10% MRI scan growth

European imaging provider Affidea sees 10% volume growth on MRI scans where it has deployed a programme to track how and when machines are used with proprietary software. Senior VP regional COO Zisis Sotiriou talks to HBI about how it has optimised clinical protocols, identified efficiency savings and gained an extra €2m revenue a year.

Market conditions right for Unilabs to sell

HBI hears rumour that pan-European laboratory and imaging group Unilabs could sell soon. We explore how its private equity owner Apax could make a much-anticipated exit. 

Global names on Saudi imaging PPP shortlist but ‘no decision yet’

Alliance, Affidea, Ribera Salud and InHealth are all among the eight name shortlist for Saudi Arabia's massive radiology private public partnership. However, a source in the market tells HBI that progress is still slow and a decision has not been made on a winner.

Rede D’Or backs down on Alliar

Brazilian hospital group Rede D'Or has pulled back on its attempt to takeover imaging group Alliar after it became clear it could not take control. However, large lab group Fleury has now also thrown its hat into the ring for a stake.

PE firm consolidates Slovenian imaging

Slovenian private equity firm Alfi PE is creating a double-digit revenue imaging platform with the acquisition of the country's two largest for-profit imaging operators, managing director Tone Pekolj tells HBI. 

Imaging AI investment booms post-Covid

Investment in the imaging AI startup space has soared 33% in 2021 so far, with new fundraising rounds, buyouts and IPOs signalling a renewed post-pandemic appetite for the technology. Partnerships between solution providers have also ramped up, possibly signalling precursors to full-blown mergers.

Rede D’Or bids for Alliar

Brazil's largest hospital group Rede D'Or has launched a takeover bid for one of the country's largest diagnostic groups Alliar. 

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