Ole Wiesinger, the CEO of Hirslanden, the Swiss division of international hospital group Mediclinic, is stepping down from the role.
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Healthcare Europa speaks to Giuseppe Recchi, CEO of pan-European advanced diagnostic imaging specialist Affidea, to find out about the company’s foray into outpatient care, the state of AI, and plans for the future.
September 27, 2018
Healthcare insurer Axa is shaking up the Swiss market by turning it on its head. It is offering to find consumers the cheapest statutory insurance product which all but guarantees that they get Axa’s supplementary product for free.
September 20, 2018
The new performance-based reimbursement system for Swiss inpatient psychiatric institutions poses "a considerable challenge to the financial management of Swiss psychiatries" according to PwC. Healthcare Europa speaks to Head of Swiss Healthcare at PwC, Patrick Schwendener, to find out more.
September 20, 2018
Swiss Medical Network (SMN), Switzerland's second largest private hospital group with 17 facilities across the country, is partnering with Siloah, a geriatric clinic in Bern. We speak to SMN to find out more.
September 14, 2018
South African, Middle Eastern and European hospital group Mediclinic has expanded in Geneva through its Swiss subsidiary Hirslanden. A joint venture between Hirslanden's Clinique de la Colline and the Clinique des Grangettes will see Mediclinic take 60% equity with a call option to take the remainder in four years time, dependent on performance.
September 5, 2018
We hear that one of Germany's largest ophthalmology chains has acquired a clinic in Bern, Switzerland.
August 31, 2018
Primary telehealth is becoming increasingly international and penetration rates are climbing fast.
August 30, 2018
Hirslanden, the Swiss private clinic group owned by listed South African group Mediclinic, has appointed a new CFO.
July 6, 2018
CT scans, particularly in emergency settings, can generate high doses of radiation. Affidea has rolled out a programme across its 235 centres in 16 countries which prescribes levels for 72 different CT scans. This is based on its database of 75,000 examinations a month. This has led to Affidea creating 105 unified protocols to standardize operating procedures for CT scans. This program is key to Affidea’s strategy for winning international tenders.