ResMed completes acquisition of Prague-based Unimedis

Prague-based Unimedis, a distributor of equipment for the treatment of sleep disordered-breathing in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has been acquired by ResMed (NYSE: RMD), a pioneer and global leader in sleep and respiratory medicine.

"The Czech and Slovak markets have tremendous growth opportunity for our core business in treating sleep-disordered breathing and for our growing portfolio of respiratory care and cardiology solutions," said ResMed-Europe President Anne Reiser. "This acquisition continues ResMed's emerging market strategy of growing our distribution to bring market-leading sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory care solutions to places where they're needed most."  In an earlier example of that strategy, in October ResMed acquired Warsaw-based Mediserv, now known as ResMed-Poland.

"Health care policy in the Czech Republic is shifting to place more value on compliance and outcomes of reimbursed therapies," said Tomasz Zarzycki, commercial director for Emerging Markets in ResMed-Europe. "This policy aligns well with ResMed's solutions, which enhance compliance and facilitate remote compliance management, improving the quality and efficiency of patient care."

Unimedis will continue to serve the entire Czech Republic and Slovakia under the leadership of Ondrej Kalas, who will remain with ResMed as country manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

"Unimedis has always provided excellent service and quality products to our customers and under ResMed's banner, we will continue that record," said Kalas.

The acquisition was completed today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Source:

ResMed Inc.

Citations

Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    ResMed Corp. (2019, June 18). ResMed completes acquisition of Prague-based Unimedis. News-Medical. Retrieved on May 18, 2024 from https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131202/ResMed-completes-acquisition-of-Prague-based-Unimedis.aspx.

  • MLA

    ResMed Corp. "ResMed completes acquisition of Prague-based Unimedis". News-Medical. 18 May 2024. <https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131202/ResMed-completes-acquisition-of-Prague-based-Unimedis.aspx>.

  • Chicago

    ResMed Corp. "ResMed completes acquisition of Prague-based Unimedis". News-Medical. https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131202/ResMed-completes-acquisition-of-Prague-based-Unimedis.aspx. (accessed May 18, 2024).

  • Harvard

    ResMed Corp. 2019. ResMed completes acquisition of Prague-based Unimedis. News-Medical, viewed 18 May 2024, https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131202/ResMed-completes-acquisition-of-Prague-based-Unimedis.aspx.

Comments

The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of News Medical.
Post a new comment
Post

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.

You might also like...
ResMed and ATS Foundation award $100,000 to COPD digital health researcher