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Malaysia has set up a medical tourism bureau within its Ministry of Health and is now collecting extensive data on its medical tourism market. What are its findings so far?
May 22, 2017
Apollo presented its strategy to roll out new healthcare formats across India. This involves setting up clusters of mainly greenfield sites to penetrate new growth markets and to leverage its brand.
May 16, 2017
Saudi Arabia-based Al Borg Medical Laboratories, which claims to be the largest private lab diagnostics network in the GCC, is to buy the lab division of UAE group Anglo Arabian Healthcare (AAH).
May 12, 2017
The Abu Dhabi government had made a U-turn on its July 2016 decision to impose a 20% co-pay on private services for Thiqa cardholders. It has also lifted all IVF-related restrictions. This is good news for private operators present in the emirate, including NMC and Mediclinic.
May 11, 2017
National Reference Laboratory (NRL), a fast growing lab network in the United Arab Emirates, which has partnered with the Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), wants to become a regional player and is now looking beyond the UAE. We spoke to its marketing manager, Dr Bisera Laksinka.
May 11, 2017
Dentex Healthcare Group, a UK dental partnership network that launched three years ago, is getting a £15m investment from South African-Mauritian firm Universal Partners to expand across the UK. We speak to Dentex CEO Barry Lanesman.
May 10, 2017
Reheal Clinics, a new outpatient network based in cities near Delhi, is using external doctors to provide specialty telemedicine services. Its founder, Ankur Bharti, tells Healthcare Nova he already has a deal with hospital chain Medanta.
May 5, 2017
With outsourcing in the lab diagnostics sector expected to rise in mature markets, what does the picture look like in emerging economies? Abhishek Singh, chief of strategy at Valiance Health and Ankur Bharti, CEO of Reheal Clinics (both ex-PwC) tell Healthcare Nova that hospitals are increasingly like to seek external partners to help run their pathology business.
May 5, 2017
SGX-listed Singapore Medical Group, a multidisciplinary specialist healthcare services provider with 29 clinics in Singapore, has entered into agreements to acquire two paediatric clinics. This marks its first foray into paediatrics.