London's QEII centre hosted HBI 2018 again this month, our annual conference dedicated to the business of healthcare across the globe. Along with insights and write-ups from the two-day event, we tell you about the surprise buyer for insolvent German hospital group Paracelsus, and bring you news of the sale of medicalised homecare and outpatient group Mehiläinen.
This month sees several high profile M&A stories develop. There has been aggressive bidding for Care UK, Attendo has announced it is selling off its Finnish operations, Netcare is leaving the UK and we hear which German care home groups will sell in 2018. We also interview executives from Siemens Healthineers and GE Healthcare.
Results season is upon us - and hospital operators are facing a tough time of it in France and Europe as our reports show, though the signs are more encouraging elsewhere. In other news, we bring you the latest on prospective big sales in ophthalmology, nursing homes and imaging, and interview the Senior Vice President of UPMC International on how to build a continent-spanning business focused on high-quality specialist care.
This bumper double edition includes news of the Affidea CEO quitting, and the group's plans for global expansion, a chat with the man spearheading a new pan-European radiotherapy network, and an interview with the Sweden-based CEO running a dental company with a difference.
In this month’s Europa, we bring you the future of genetics, the next dentistry market to consolidate and an in-depth interview with one of the foremost experts on dentistry chains. In news, we cover Medicover’s M&A plans, Mediclinic’s bid for Spire and there’s also all the gossip from the Jefferies Conference.
, we bring you news of a planned €2bn healthcare services fund, further consolidation in the dentistry market and a £1bn bid for one of Europe's largest hospital groups. There are also interviews and features examining radical change to the insurance market.
, we bring you the complete picture of dentistry in Europe as consolidation speeds-up, cover medical education and have in-depth interviews with leaders in medical education, digital health, venture capital, healthcare property and operators from Norway and Hungary. In news, we have plenty of deals, look at the changing insurance market, and examine what went wrong in Falck.
News on potential IPOs in Finland, HC-One's Bupa-deal and the bold plans of Unilabs. We also have interviews with the CEO of BMI Healthcare, Vivalto Santé and a new Finnish group Heltti, and a feature on threats to London's Harley Street and the private practice model.
In this month's Europa, we cover deals for Domus Vi and GCC Genetics, elections in France and the UK and bring you interviews with Medical Properties Trust, Wellmo, Health[at]Scale and Ottonova.
SYNLAB continues its move into environmental testing, Aspen for sale, £15m for UK dentistry, interviews with Eyal Gura at Israeli tech start-up Zebra Medical Vision and Ronald Van Kessel at Dutch Medical Office Buildings (MOBs) manager - plus our round-ups of the IMTJ conference in Croatia and the Health 2.0 and IFC conferences in Barcelona.
We welcomed almost 600 delegates to our annual conference this April and you’ll find a complete round-up of the best stories, presentations and rumours to emerge here. In addition, we have news that the Finnish giants are coming to market, Bupa’s found two bidders for 150 of its homes and an interview with the CMO of the medical tourism site Caremondo.
Mayo clinic’s plans for a London hospital, news on Ambea’s IPO, how Unilabs aims to triple sales in three years
, and interviews with Andy Lockwood at UK outsourcing group Capita – plus a feature on solutions to recruitment and retention.
Business booms in Italy, there are IPOs galore on the horizon in Sweden, Finland and the UK, and we look at the lab market following the proposed sale of Diagnostyka.
Cerba to sell for just over €1.8bn, Aevis Victoria launches public takeover offer for telehealth group LifeWatch, and a feature on whether you can make money in UK social care.
Private equity "certain to bid for Cerba", Penta plans €1bn revenue East European hospital chain, and Bupa to sell 150 UK care homes.
Insight into European players targeting emerging markets, Bupa and Axa loss ratios show PMI becoming a much less attractive product, the rise and fall of digital primary care - plus an in-depth look at the future of the European labs sector.
Exclusive insight into the €1.5bn Unilabs sale, Fresenius Helios buys Quirónsalud and the repercussions of that deal, and a report on how Finland is to "privitise" public sector providers – plus an in-depth feature on the changing face of plastic surgery.
Medicover plans IPO, Chinese buy Aussie/Euro cancer care group, interviews with the MD of Echevarne laboratories, and with the CEO of Medgate - plus a feature on eHealth and how it is changing the role of insurers.
Our take on Brexit, an interview of Philippe Tapié, CEO of Maisons de Famille, a study on the future of PMI in Europe, two reports on the English NHS – and coverage of the 2016 eHealth week in Amsterdam.
Our in-depth report on the likely impacts of the Hospital Structure Act in Germany, an interview with Eduard Maták, partner at Penta Investments - and will ICHOM succeed in standardising outcome measurements?
We look at political uncertainty in Poland - plus Siemens' survey on emerging markets and all the news from our 2016 Breaking Barriers conference.
Our post-MIPIM healthcare property review, the inside story on Stuart Fletcher’s defenestration from Bupa and what happens when you can get computers to read medical records?
What do teleconsultations look like beyond the hype? Plus interviews with Professor Grigory Roytberg, founder and CEO of Medicina, Ekaterina Timofeeva, principal at Boston Consulting Group Russia, and Dr André Schmidt, CEO of Median.
An interview with Charles Woler, CEO of bioDS, and our survey of the Russian market.
A comprehensive report on measuring quality outcomes across the UK, Netherlands, Sweden and Germany. Plus an analysis of the impacts of patient apps on business models, an update on the Polish market and a look at developments in the French, British and Dutch elderly care and homecare sectors.
A first look at the booming medical second opinion industry, our report from the driving innovation in healthcare delivery conference, how shared appointments can boost productivity and our comprehensive look at healthcare reform across Europe.
Analysis of the European healthcare property market, an in-depth look at babylon health and interviews with GE Healthcare and MD Medical Group.
We report on France's second largest group, Measuring quality, take a look at Bulgaria and the future of Assisted Living in Europe.
We report on the growing fertility sector, analyse growth in outpatient centres and look at how much the recession led to structural reform.
We report on the Healthcare Europa conference 2015, give an overview of the European spa market and report on the latest tech at Health 2.0 Europe.
The wrap-up of our 2015 Healthcare Conference plus our in-depth report on psychiatry in Europe.
Acibadem's online platform, branding in healthcare services and we take an in-depth look at Poland.
We look at the impact of point of care testing on diagnostic labs and, secondly, at how foreign groups are buying in Europe.
Ophthalmology overview, Innovations in elderly care.
Europe's top 100 healthcare companies, Finnish insurer plans new outpatient centers and French labs for sale.
Alzira's model under threat, Chinese group Fosun buy Espírito Santo Saúde plus in-depth features on the future of telehealth and private secondary care in Eastern Europe.
Eurocept buys Medizorg, the ESS bidding war continues and is there a cure for incontinence? Plus in-depth report on healthcare property.
We look at Italian healthcare, the international expansion of US not-for-profit hospital groups and specialist care for people with intellectual disabilities.
We look at Dutch clinics, Spire's IPO prospects and the Georgian healthcare sector.
Overview of dentistry sector and opportunities in West Europe.
Overview of Ukrainian lab sector.
Write up of Healthcare Europa conference - how operators are starting to use the web to boost patient numbers and prove quality.
Genetic testing and its impact on private healthcare.
Donor governments turn to private healthcare.
Right to die, Czech care homes, Croatia.
International hospital chains - do they work?
Private equity's role in private healthcare and care.
The UK hospital market, Italian reform.
Healthcare procurement in Europe, Part 2.
Healthcare procurement in Europe, Part 1.
Private hospital sector, Finland.
Jordan's healthcare sector.
Italy's healthcare sector.
Soft outsourcing across Europe, Psychiatry.
Chronic Disease Management, European care homes.
Property funds - focus on primary care.
Ambulatory surgery, telehealth.
Care homes in Eastern Europe.
Prospects for the healthcare service sector generally.
How to avoiding disasters and care scandals.
Ambulatory acute care sector overview.
Healthcare reform in Europe.
Medicalised homecare in Europe, Report from Gastein conference.
International PMI, domiciliary care overview
Private hospitals including Top 100 in Europe.
Property funds for healthcare, overview of laboratory sector.
Private/Public partnerships in Europe, Building healthcare service brands.
Nursing homes in 5 largest West European countries, Overview of imaging industry, Statutory insurers overview