Unilabs acquires EuradConsult - adds teleradiology as core competence
In order to develop teleradiology services on a pan-European basis, Unilabs announced today that it has acquired EuradConsult BVBA, a leading provider of teleradiology services.
The combination of Unilabs’ experience in producing radiology examinations and EuradConsult’s experience in teleradiology services will create a strong and attractive high-quality provider with an excellent position in central Europe.
“Teleradiology creates the possibility to increase availability of high quality radiology reporting services, reduce healthcare costs and use limited radiological resources in an efficient way. Through the acquisition of EuradConsult, which has extensive experience in teleradiology, Unilabs will have the ability and knowledge to perform teleradiology services on a pan-European basis,” says Orwar Gustafsson, Director of New Markets for Unilabs.
“Teleradiology make state-of-the-art medical diagnosis more easily available and therefore allows more patients to be treated timely and accurately,” says Dr. Erik Ranschaert, one of the co-founders of EuradConsult.
Founded in 2001, EuradConsult (Eurad), near Brussels in Belgium, is one of the leading providers of teleradiology services in Europe. The company has an excellent reputation in the field for quality and is ISO-certified. Eurad has a well-established technical platform and its central European location makes it easily accessible and very attractive for European radiologists to work.
“Today, EuradConsult is proud to join Unilabs’ pan-European diagnostic activities and to have the opportunity to provide our teleradiology services and expertise to the European diagnostic market. Together with Unilabs, we will bring high-quality healthcare closer to the local communities,” says Dr. Frits Barneveld Binkhuysen, also co-founder of EuradConsult.
For more information, please contact:
Philip Delborn, Head of Region Radiology North Unilabs
Telephone: +46 31 636 564; +46 702 125 264;
Dr. Frits Barneveld Binkhuysen, Co-founder of EuradConsult BVBA
Telephone: + 31 6 53 864 771
Read more about Unilabs and EuradConsult on www.unilabs.com and www.euradconsult.net