UAE: Abu Dhabi patients to have medical records uploaded to shared database

Abu Dhabi patients are set to have their medical records uploaded to a shared database as part of plans to improve care. The government-backed programme...

UAE: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company implements smart pharmacy system

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has implemented a new smart pharmacy system in its facilities to reduce waiting time and prescription errors. The initiative...

Hong Kong: ACT Genomics opens lab in Hong Kong

Cancer precision treatment solution provider ACT Genomics has opened its third Next Generation Sequencing laboratory in Asia at the Hong Kong Science Park. Founded in...

Singapore: HMI to go private

Private equity firm EQT and the management of Health Management International (HMI) have backed a plan to take the SGX-listed but Malaysian-focused private healthcare...

Australia: Brookfield wants to snap up Aveo

Australian retirement village owner Aveo has confirmed that Canada’s Brookfield Property Group is the bidder from which it has received a takeover bid. “Aveo confirms...

Switzerland: Hirslanden to sell Klinik Belair

The Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, the largest medical network in Switzerland, is negotiating a possible sale of Klinik Belair in Schaffhausen with Swiss Medical...

Romania: Highlander Partners takes stake in Centrele de Excelenta Ares

Dallas-based private investment firm Highlander Partners has acquired a majority stake in cardiology group Centrale de Excelenta Ares. Financial terms have not been disclosed. "We...

China: Washington University to open medical centre in Suzhou

Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has formed a collaboration with China-based Huici Health to help with physician training and the design of...

China: Convergence of banking and healthcare

Ping An Good Doctor, China’s biggest online health care platform, has announced a strategic cooperation with China Everbright Bank to provide one-on-one medical services...

Australia: Barwon completes A$200m sale-and-leaseback

Barwon Investment Partners and Healthe Care Australia have completed a sale-and-lease-back transaction to acquire Gosford Private Hospital on the Central Coast, NSW, for A$200m...