Outpatient (ex Primary Care)


Scanmed buys Ars Medical

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

Inflation hits margins for Medicover and Terveystalo

Poor results have seen big share price drops at two of the sexier listed health care service groups. Medicover, the pan-emerging markets outpatient operator, saw shares fall 11% on Q3 figures showing a net loss of €18.4m and Terveystalo, the Finnish and Swedish outpatient group, fell 23% to €6.23 after revealing a net loss of €19.6m. Since the start of the year both have seen their share prices halve or worse. Inflation, labour shortages, Ukraine and a big shift in how health care is delivered post-Covid are behind the poor results.

Recchi replaced at Affidea

Giuseppe Recchi is stepping down as CEO of Affidea, Europe’s largest imaging company. The new CEO will continue the company’s ambition to expand into more European markets.

Portuguese hospital groups face €191 million fine

The Autorldade da Concorrencia (AdC), the Portuguese Competition Authority, has sanctioned and imposed fines of €191 million on several private hospital groups and the Portuguese Private Hospitals Association (APHP).

HBI 2022: Balance of power in MENA is shifting

There is a risk, when looking at healthcare markets in MENA, of lumping all the countries together as one - but each market has very specific requirements, and very specific characteristics. A panel at HBI 2022 chaired by Hamid Yunis, partner at global law firm McDermott Will & Emery, investigated challenges and opportunities in the region - and how rapidly the markets are changing and why overseas players now need to work harder to impress.


The case for rehabilitation is strong, but not always realised. But is the sector set to grow thanks to an increasing focus on outcomes, wellness and population health? Our panel of experts will assess this fragmented marketplace, shortlist the most attractive business models whether digital, outpatient or inpatient and assess in which countries there is […]

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