Unilabs, to invest 45 million Euros in Portugal, partners with GE Healthcare

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Two firms will work for latest radiology equipment and imaging services in Portugal ensuring better access to care for thousands of Portuguese patients

Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, announced a partnership with GE Healthcare to provide cutting-edge imaging equipment and digital technology in Portugal. The EUR 45m investment from Unilabs is one of the biggest ever investments in healthcare diagnostics in the country.It is expected that this will help ensure better access to care for thousands of Portuguese patients.

“At Unilabs, delivering the best possible patient care is at the heart of everything we do. By providing for an innovative imaging fleet and the latest imaging services, this partnership will provide for additional imaging capacity, speed up diagnoses, and improve diagnostic quality for patients across Portugal,”

Dr Christian Rebhan, Unilabs’ COO and Chief Medical Officer

“We are delighted to work with GE Healthcare on this ground-breaking partnership, which really demonstrates the value of being part of the Unilabs family,” said Luis Menezes, Regional Director Portugal, Latin America and Middle East.

The association covers MRIs and CT scanning technology, ultrasound devices, mammography, and X-ray machines, as well as innovative imaging fleet services.

“Like many other countries around the world, Portugal’s healthcare system is emerging from the peak of the Covid pandemic with unprecedented capacity demands. Addressing this situation requires the entire healthcare ecosystem to work collaboratively, and this collaboration with Unilabs is a model for the approach that will be required. This brings us one step closer to GE Healthcare’s vision of making healthcare more precise, efficient, and personalised.”

Rob Walton, President and CEO of GE Healthcare Europe, Middle East & Africa

New insights will be generated as a result of improved data analytics and monitoring, assisting healthcare and operational professionals in their daily decision-making. Unilabs’ investment in digital capabilities will help patients have a better experience by providing faster and more reliable diagnostic services.

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