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Romania’s Healthcare Ministry signs deal with patients’ association on reform push

Healthcare January 10, 2013 16:43 0 comments

The Alliance of Chronic Patients (APCR) signed on Thursday a collaboration protocol with the Healthcare minister Eugen Nicolaescu, as part of a larger reform program pursued by the ministry, which aims to switch treatment focus…more »

Deals of the year: Romanian M&A sector returns to growth – FMCG, healthcare, industry, infrastructure, insurance

Healthcare December 17, 2012 11:27 0 comments BR Exclusive

This year has seen notable M&A developments in energy, agribusiness, logistics and transport and retail, and deal-making has amounted to around EUR 1 billion. The market bounced back in 2012 and should continue this trend…more »

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Romanians pay on average EUR 30,000 for medical treatment abroad

Healthcare December 14, 2012 10:48 0 comments

Romanians pay on average more than EUR 30,000 in order to benefit from medical treatment in a specialized hospital in Great Britain, which greatly exceeds the annual average income of Romanians, according to a survey…more »

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Romania’s healthcare system modernization gets EU funding

Healthcare December 03, 2012 10:53 0 comments

More than EUR 165 million has been secured by 59 Romanian hospitals from EU sources in order to fund the modernization and equipping of medical units that were in dire need of upgrade works. Romania…more »

Philips to tap into Romania’s healthcare industry potential

Healthcare December 03, 2012 10:40 0 comments BR Exclusive

Gorjan Lalchevski, country manager of Philips Romania, says the company sees growth potential for its healthcare business in working with both the public and the private sector as industry spending is expected to grow. What…more »

Close to half of Romanian employees suffer from musculoskeletal disorders, says report

Healthcare October 19, 2012 11:27 0 comments

The musculoskeletal condition has a major economic cost through lost productivity as it represents 22 percent of the days of absence recorded on the Romanian labor market, shows a report of the Work Foundation for…more »

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USTDA grants USD 0.4 mln for telemedicine project in Romania

Healthcare September 07, 2012 13:11 0 comments

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant of USD 422,786 to the Romanian Ministry of Health for a feasibility study on a health telecommunications project to be deployed in Romania's rural and…more »

Medicover creates two new business units in Romania, Catalina Balan ends term as GM of local branch

Healthcare July 25, 2012 13:15 0 comments

Medicover, the European healthcare organization, has announced today changes in connection with its business in Romania. Catalina Balan, general manager, who has overseen a change program in Medicover in recent years, including the opening of…more »

Private healthcare awaits shot in the arm

Healthcare July 16, 2012 08:58 0 comments BR Exclusive

After meeting demand for basic service packages and establishing a footprint across Romania, private healthcare chains have understood that the key to future progress is to carve out a niche. Most of the new openings…more »

Electronic prescriptions trial begins

Healthcare June 05, 2012 11:45 0 comments

Romania’s e-prescription service became operational at the start of this month for a trial period and will become compulsory in July. By the end of the year it will be working in parallel with offline…more »