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Siemens Tees Up Health-Care IPO in One of Biggest European Deals in Years – Listing is part of CEO’s efforts to focus company on narrower field of profitable businesses

Siemens AG, the German engineering conglomerate, is readying the most significant step yet in its years long restructuring: the listing of a big chunk of its health-care business, estimated to be worth up to $47 billion.  Siemens isn’t likely to set the exact size of the IPO yet but is targeting listing a slice of between 15% and 25%… The company has said it wants to launch the offering by the middle of next year.

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The United States health care spending has increased by nearly $1 trillion in the past 20 years, a new study finds.

Health care spending on outpatient care rose 85 percent between 1996 and 2013, largely due to increasing use of services, the study found. Spending on inpatient care grew 59 percent because of increases in price and service intensity.

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Siemens selects three banks for Healthineers IPO

Siemens appears to be readying itself for an IPO of its Healthineers, as three banks have been tapped to lead the organization of the public offering effort.

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Third-party Maintenance Providers: An Unfulfilled Potential for Patients and Paymasters

Diagnostic Medical Imaging (DI) is part of the broader market of “medical devices”. It has revolutionised healthcare over the years by enabling doctors, specifically radiologists, to diagnose diseases early, and with certainty. Equipment is typically divided into complex high-end machines such as CT and MRI scanners, and technically simpler devices such as ultrasound scanners. These DI devices enable physicians to non-invasively diagnose disease and manage therapy.

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