March 29. 2018

RAD-x continues German expansion

  • As part of its expansion strategy in Germany, RAD-x acquired Teleradiologisches Zentrum Koblenz (TelradKo), a leading provider of teleradiology services to hospitals and imaging centres in Germany.

  • This transaction strengthens RAD-x’ ambition to become a leading pan-European medical operator focused on diagnostic imaging.
  • March 29. 2018 – RAD-x, pan-European operator in diagnostic imaging, today announced that it has acquired Teleradiologisches Zentrum Koblenz which provides teleradiology services to hospitals and hospital-based imaging centres in Germany. TelradKo is a strongly growing teleradiology provider and was owned by its founder radiologists Smolka, Waldeck and Heykes. The radiologist Andreas Heykes will continue managing and developing the business.

    Founded in 2014 by three radiologists, TelradKo has grown organically by steadily winning clients through its lean and professional structure, allowing small and medium sized hospitals to guarantee a continuous emergency care. In view of the robust market demand which presents a strong basis for further growth, the TelradKo partners have selected RAD-x to help them accelerate the development and expansion. TelradKo will continue investing in the latest technology to establish itself as the leading provider of teleradiology services in Germany. By combining its own medical excellence with RAD-x’ management capabilities, TelradKo will be able to offer the best possible services to its customers and patients.

    Martin HARDENS, CEO of RAD-x commented:

    “TelradKo has built a strong and fast-growing structure with a first-rate reputation for professional excellence and is delivering high quality services to the hospitals, doctors and patients. We are grateful and proud adding now such an excellent partner in teleradiology to our network.”


    Mr Andreas Heykes, Radiologist and Managing Partner of TelradKo commented:

    “In future imaging services are inconceivable without a telemedicine solution. For this, it is key to have the right network to properly respond to the inevitably changes in diagnostic imaging. I am confident that the collaboration with RAD-x will help us prosper in the challenging new environment of diagnostic imaging.”

    About Rad-x

    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 350 healthcare professionals working in diagnostic imaging centres and hospitals. 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.

    About TelradKo

    TelradKo is a provider of teleradiology services to hospitals and hospital-based imaging centres in Germany. The company was founded and developed by the sellers Dres. Smolka, Waldeck and Heykes.

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