BUPA buys across the pond

Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

BUPA has acquired its first US healthcare company, Health Dialog, for £310m.

Health Dialog is one of the fastest growing specialist chronic disease management companies in the US. The deal completed what had been a year of significant change for BUPA, having withdrawn from the Irish health insurance market and sold its hospitals business in the UK.

BUPA has also become the second bigg

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