The public healthcare sectors in Albania and Kosovo are historically underdeveloped and underfunded. Albanian citizens need to travel to nearby countries for treatment due to a lack of specialists, particularly in cardiology and cardiac surgery. Given these local challenges, Southeast Europe Equity Fund II (“SEEF II”) negotiated the acquisition of the leading private cardiology and cardiac surgery clinic in Tirana, Albania in 2008 and developed a long-term business plan with the founder and CEO of the company. The initial focus was on fulfilling the gap in cardiology and cardiac surgery and to later move to a roll up strategy to expand the different specializations.
Today, American Hospital (“AH”) is noted for its many firsts in the area of medicine in Albania as evidenced by the following medical milestones:
American Hospital has become the standard of healthcare in Albania and Kosovo on the basis of its high-quality multidisciplinary services, high standard of medical equipment, qualified professional staff and implemented best managerial and operational practices.
American Hospital’s Gender Equality Scorecard©
Albania/Kosovo Gender Demographics
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