SINGAPORE – FairMedOnline, a digital healthcare company based in Singapore offering neutral medical second opinions for patients across the world, acquires the international medical tourism platform Caremondo. The deal enables FairMedOnline to continue its expansion course into the fast-growing global medical tourism market.
Caremondo is a full-service global platform for high-quality medical travel. It allows patients to compare and book medical, dental, and aesthetic treatments abroad in more than 160 accredited partner healthcare facilities in over 20 countries worldwide. Additionally, it accompanies patients along the entire value chain offering comprehensive services for patient convenience including visa processing, flight and hotel bookings, and translations.
Philipp Graf von Hardenberg, President and CEO of FairMedOnline said: “This is a significant step towards FairMedOnline’s growth. It enables us to strengthen our global position as a leading digital healthcare company and expand in further international markets. FairMedOnline is now able to provide full-service medical solutions globally from one convenient and secure platform – from the medical second opinion to medical treatments anywhere in the world and related assistances. Both businesses complement each other effectively and we will seamlessly continue operations at Caremondo.”
Neil van Heerden, CMO at FairMedOnline added: “Caremondo has an excellent reputation in the healthcare and medical tourism market. In 2016 it obtained two important medical travel awards from IMTJ, one of the world’s leading medical travel authorities. We share the same mission of granting patients and customers access to high-quality, safe and efficient medical care.”
Veronika Leitermann and Andreas Otto, founders of Caremondo, said: “In FairMedOnline, we have found a complementary partner to take Caremondo’s business to the next level. The team shares our vision and values for Caremondo and wants to make a difference to patients around the globe.”