February 08. 2018
RAD-x continues Swiss expansion
February 08. 2018 – RAD-x, pan-European operator in diagnostic imaging, today announced that it has acquired Swiss Medical Imaging Investment SA (SMII) which operatesthe imaging centers Centre d'Imagerie Médicale de la Chaux-de-Fonds, Centre d'Imagerie Médicale du Chablais and Centre d'Imagerie Médicale du Chablais Valaisan. SMII is a leading diagnostic imaging provider in the Swiss cantons of Neuchâtel, Vaud and Valais and was founded and developed by the radiology entrepreneur Dr. Pierre Chevalley, who as part of this transaction becomes a shareholder in RAD-x.
With the acquisition of SMII, RAD-x expands its national reach and capabilities and strengthens its position as the partner of choice for diagnostic imaging centres and radiologists by combining medical excellence with state of the art management capabilities. With this transaction RAD-x is now able to offer the full range of imaging services from general to very specialized imaging as well as interventional radiology. Next to its expansion in Switzerland, RAD-x is progressing on its development in Germany and France.
Martin HARDENS, CEO of RAD-x commented:
“Despite the highly competitive environment, RAD-x continues implementing its growth strategy to become a leading pan-European operator of diagnostic imaging centres. This acquisition strengthens our presence in the Swiss outpatient imaging sector, enabling us to offer a greater range of high quality services to our patients. I look forward to working with our new partner SMII.”
Dr Pierre Chevalley, CEO of SMII commented:
“I am confident that the collaboration with RAD-x will open new growth opportunities. Having a stronger diagnostic imaging capability in Switzerland enables us to expand the therapeutic and diagnostic services we provide to our patients and referring doctors.”
RAD-x is a fast-growing pan-European operator of diagnostic imaging centres, based on a network of local and regional centres. The network currently has a staff of over 300 healthcare professionals working in diagnostic imaging centres and hospitals in Switzerland and Germany. RAD-x’s growth model is based on the integration in its network of existing leading local and regional medical imaging centres and offering their radiologists to become shareholders of RAD-x. http://www.rad-x.eu
SMII is an operator in diagnostic imaging in the French-speaking part of Switzerland offering the full range of imaging services. The company was founded and developed by the Dr. Pierre Chevalley.