LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), May 13 (SeeNews) – Slovenian pharmaceutical products wholesaler Salus [LJE:SALR] said on Wednesday it has acquired 10% of local IT startup Medifit.
The acquisition, along with the agreed additional increase of the stake, is in line with the company's 2018-2022 development strategy and will not have a significant impact on the group's operations, Salus said in a statement with the Ljubljana bourse.
Medifit offers IT solutions to insurance companies offering additional health insurance, as well as to healthcare providers and patients. The company is developing a technological platform that represents the framework of an integrated health system for self-payment of health services in the field of telehealth, Salus said.
Ljubljana-based Salus is one of Slovenia's leading wholesalers of pharmaceutical and medical products.
The company's shares last traded on the Ljubljana bourse on May 12, closing up 1.50% at 675 euro ($733).