Locked content Health minister raises resident doctors’ salaries

Health minister Konstantyn Radziwiłł has signed a regulation increasing salaries for resident doctors. The regulation entered into force on October 31, but pay increases will be paid out for the period since July 1, 2017. The new salaries will be: PLN 3,570 (a raise of PLN 400) for first and second-...

Locked content Neuca acquires Migmed Centrum Medyczne

NeucaMed, a subsidiary of Neuca has bought a 100 percent stake in Migmed Centrum Medyczne Sp. z o.o., the company informed in a market filing. The value of the transaction has not been disclosed. Migmed Centrum Medyczne covers the healthcare of 2,500 POZ (Primary Care) patients, additionally providi...

Locked content Sejm allocates PLN 125 mln for free medicine for Poles over 75

The Polish parliament (Sejm) has adopted a law on free medicine for seniors, and allocated PLN 125 million for the first year. According to the law, all patients aged 75 and above will receive free-of-charge medicine that is included in a separate listing on the medical refund list (the list will be...

Locked content Average senior spends nearly PLN 120 monthly on Rx drugs

The value of prescription (Rx) drugs  purchased by Polish seniors (aged above 75) amounted to PLN 4.3 billion last year, IMS Health reported. Overall, 3 million seniors purchased 189 million packs of medicine. The average patient bought five packs and spent PLN 119 a month. The government wants to r...

Locked content Gov’t to fund common health insurance?

Poland’s government may fund common health insurance for all citizens, thus the access to the state-financed health care will not require payment contributions, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reported. A draft of a bill implementing free medicines for Poles aged above 75 years old, prepared by the hea...

Locked content Medicalgorithmics to acquire American firm for more than $34 mln

Medicalgorithmics has signed a conditional deal for the acquisition of a 75 percent stake in American Medi-Lynx Cardiac Monitoring in order to increase its influence in the American heartbeat remote monitoring system market, Parkiet daily reported. The total value of the contract stands at $34,1 mil...