They say that most businesses will take place in the context of the investments made in the constructions of two hyper-clinics in Bucharest and in Timisoara (western Romania).
The rise in estimates as regards the turnover for 2008 occurs in the context of the development of services and expansion in the territory, reads a release of the company.
In 2008, MedLife invested over three million euros in the opening of hyperclinic situated in Unirii area in Bucharest, of its own testing lab in Cluj-Napoca (center), the setting-up of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centre, the maintenance of the medical equipment at the highest level in all the locations, as well as for the opening of the hyperclinics from Timisoara and Bucharest.
The first MedLife hyperclinic in Romania opened in Timioara in August. The unit has 20 consulting rooms for 30 medical specializations, all kind of labs.
MedLife also owns the biggest private hospital of Romania, Life Memorial Hospital, following investments worth over 10 million euros.
Last year, MedLife reported a turnover of 12.7 million euros, up 67% compared to the previous year.
The company has a market share in Bucharest in the segment of services provided to corporations of some 30%. Nationwide the market share is of 5% of the total of private medical services.
The local market of private medical services is assessed at 250-300 million euros and experts on the market estimate a growth potential of up to one billion euros in the next three years, reads the aforementioned daily.
A survey conducted last year by Daedalus Consulting showed that the inhabitants of the urban environment resorted to the public health system in 73% of the situations they had health problems, whereas 27% of them preferred the private medical system.