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FREE Falck set to sell off LATAM business and more, claim sources

Sources close to Falck, the international ambulance, fire service, homecare and healthcare group, say it is talking to interested parties about selling off parts of the business. But, as we hear a big deal is on the cards, what is it likely to sell – and for what kinds of multiples?

FREE The four things we learnt at this year’s Global Health Insurance Conference

There's a crisis in healthcare insurance in which traditional players face being squeezed out by large tech-savvy players entering the market and cozying up to providers. But there are also opportunities for insurers willing to embrace change quickly. Healthcare Nova was at the 9th Global Health Insurance Conference in Amsterdam at the end of last month talking to delegates to find out more. These are the four key things we took away.

Flat revenues lead to share drop for Mediclinic

Mediclinic's shares dropped 4% as its recent struggles were highlighted in a trading statement published Tuesday, October 17, covering the six months to September 30.  Revenue was flat - and underlying EBITDA down by 5%.

Saudi group enters PPP to manage medical centre in Russia

Saudi-based healthcare management organisation Interhealth Saudi Arabia entered into a private-public partnership to operate a 350-bed paediatric rehabilitation centre in Kazan. Healthcare Europa speaks to a source close to the company.

Interview: Dr Asaad Riad, Egypt In-Touch Assistance

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.