Healthcare Nova speaks to the CEO of Emirates Hospital Group (EHG), whose company recently signed a deal to have their healthcare facilities managed by NMC. Could a merger-acquisition be on the horizon?
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Insight & Interviews
Foreign investors are looking eagerly at Egypt ahead of government reforms which will allow private providers to treat publicly funded patients. Healthcare Nova speaks to Dr Asaad Riad, general manager for Egyptian medical travel assistance and insurance company Egypt In-Touch Assistance.
October 10, 2017
Imperial College London released a framework for assessing the impact of private healthcare providers in the developing world this summer and it’s an interesting read, which suggests private funding will play an ever larger role in the provision of universal healthcare.
October 5, 2017
South African investor PSG Alpha took a 50% stake in nursing home group Evergreen Lifestyle for US$50m this month. The elderly care opportunity in the country is huge, says CEO Nico De Waal, but the problem is knowing where to start with precious little to consolidate.
October 2, 2017
RH Bophelo is South Africa's first black-owned healthcare acquisition company. It floated on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in July, and thinks it has found its niche - targeting perviously uncatered for lower to middle income families, and consolidating the small players operating in a highly fragmented domestic market working in the shadow of the big three. Healthcare Nova caught up with CEO Quinton Zunga to find out more.
September 19, 2017
The world needs to produce more surgeons than have ever lived in the next decade. That statistic highlights the massive medical shortage that the world faces today. Our annual Siemens Healthineers survey found that staff shortages were the number one problem for private operators in Emerging Markets and the second most important in Europe.
September 6, 2017
Operating in 25 countries and across four continents, Sphera Global Health Care is building a global network of local expertise. Working mainly with insurers, the group acts as a middle man to assist access to international-standard medical services through local infrastructure – if it is not available. We speak to CEO Teo Sarda.
August 31, 2017
Colombia has universal and generally well respected public healthcare coverage, yet there are still millions who take out private insurance. Healthcare Nova talks to Wilson Mayora Mogollon, who is responsible for healthcare at Fasecolda, the body which represents private insurance companies, to find out more about the market.
August 31, 2017
Switzerland-based diagnostics group Unilabs appears on track to meet its target to become a €2bn giant, after buying four companies based in three continents in just 48 days. CEO Jos Lamers tells Healthcare Europa why it is becoming increasingly important to diversify internationally.
August 16, 2017
What is the best hospital business model in Latam – one that can guarantee you revenues and make you profitable within a few months? Healthcare Nova talks to Gustavo Fernandez de Loyola, CEO of Mexico City-based Grupo Torre Médica.