Thanks to this agreement, covering both private policies and MUFACE policies, Sanitas clients will be have access to Hospiten medical-hospital services at their Specialty Center in Algeciras. Juan Jose Hernandez Rubio, Hospiten Group CEO, expressed his great satisfaction at the signing of the agreement, "this will enable us to take our services to a greater number of patients, providing the healthcare services they need. Furthermore, we are consolidating our position in the Gibraltar area by collaborating with such a strategic partner as is Sanitas."
In addition, Antonio Canto, Regional Manager of Sanitas for Andalusia and Extremedura, stated that "this agreement confirms the support of Sanitas for the Andalusian market. Our intention is to continue growing and we are convinced that the only way is to offer our clients the best and most advanced services, like those provided by Hospiten."
The Hospiten Algeciras Specialty Center opened in 2010 and provides the residents of Campo de Gibraltar with a wide range of medical specialties, among which are: clinical analysis, gastroenterology, cardiology and hemodynamics, general and digestive surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, internal medicine, pneumology, neurology, ophthalmology, ENT, pediatrics, orthopedic surgery and trauma, urology and radio-diagnostics with conventional radiography and mammography.
The Hospiten Specialty Center, in downtown Algeciras opposite the Maria Cristina Park, offers patients a wide range of technology: colposcopy, dermoscopy, defibrillator, resuscitation trolley, ultrasound, abdominal and urology ultrasound, 4D ultrasound, breast scans, 12-channel ECG, electrocauterization, cryotherapy, ergometry, Holter ECG and mammography.
About the Hospiten Group
The Hospiten Group is an international healthcare network committed to providing top quality service, with over 40 years’ experience and fifteen private medical-hospital centers in Spain, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Jamaica, and over a hundred ambulatory health centers, both their own and associated under the brand name Clinic Assist, which attends over a million patients a year from all over the world and employs more than 3,200 people.
Sanitas is the leader in private medical and health insurance in Spain and has a network of more than 40,000 medical professionals and 524 health centers around Spain. In 2011, their annual turnover was 1,531.2 million Euros.