Falck acquires leading provider of online healthcare
Falck expands its position within telemedicine with the acquisition of Hejdoktor, a leader in online healthcare in Denmark. The acquisition is part of the global healthcare company's long-term strategy to disseminate more digital health solutions that prevent hospitalisations and increase access to health.
Quick access to psychological first aid to bystanders
When serious accidents occur, it is not only the injured persons who are affected. Often, the experience also deeply affects family, friends, acquaintances or bystanders. Witnessing an accident can have serious mental consequences for bystanders and relatives, so it is important that they get the right help quickly to prevent prolonged illness. At Falck, psychologists, paramedics and innovators ha
Ingrid Bojner joins Falck’s Board of Directors
At Falck’s annual general meeting today, Ingrid Bojner was elected as a new member of the board.
Health Drones advance healthcare in Greenland
Today, Falck completed first health drone flight between Nuuk and the settlements in Sermersooq. The infrastructure in Greenland can be a challenge if you live in small settlements far away from the nearest hospital. Falck and the Greenlandic authorities are exploring how health drones can support the healthcare system by bringing remote-living citizens closer to healthcare service
Falck starts flying drones in Greenland
Falck and the Greenlandic health service will test the use of drones to transport medicine and diagnostic samples between towns and settlements. The intention of the project is to investigate how drones can strengthen health efforts in the settlements, where infrastructure is a challenge, and the nearest hospital is far away.
Falck with new ambition: Paramedics in manned drones to save more lives
Falck will make manned drones an integral part of its fire and emergency medical services. Before 2025, the first citizens will be met by paramedics flying in drones. The technology is rapidly evolving. Next phase will be to gain concrete experience of how drones may be used in specific situations and to adjust legislation to allow drones to become part of everyday life.
Following new research: Falck introduces face mask requirement for both employees, patients and users
Falck is making the use of face masks mandatory in the company's global ambulance and healthcare business. Thus, both employees, patients and users now must cover their mouths and noses at all times when interacting with staff in ambulances and patient transports.
Falck met the challenge of COVID-19, confirming operational strength
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for the second quarter of 2020.
Falck Healthcare supports healthy lifestyle with AI in partnership with leading health tech company dacadoo
Falck Healthcare has partnered with leading global health tech company, dacadoo, to create a unique digital healthcare universe named Falck Pulse. Falck Healthcare is the largest provider of occupational healthcare in the Nordics, and now the company will use anonymised health data and personal insights to keep employees healthy and fit for the labour market.
Falck launches video calls for patients
Home treatment is a key priority for Falck and now patients in Colombia can be diagnosed from a distance
Falck completes financial turnaround
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for Q3 2019. With improved performance for six consecutive quarters, Falck completes its two-year financial turnaround. The company moves from a state of critical need for turning around its business financially to a phase where stabilising its business and winning new customers take centre stage.
Falck improves profitability across all business units while making up for past conduct
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for Q2 2019. For the fifth quarter in a row, Falck improves underlying profitability, regaining strength while making up for past conduct.
Falck improves profitability and cash flow – accelerates cultural turnaround
Today, leading emergency response and healthcare company Falck released its financial results for Q1 2019 and announced a comprehensive self-cleaning programme, Clear.
Falck is partner on ambitious project: Drones to carry blood samples and doctors between hospitals
For three years, blood samples and medical equipment will be flown with drones between Odense, Svendborg and Ærø in a new project launched by researchers, Falck and Autonomous Mobility. Later, drones will also transport highly specialized healthcare professionals who need to arrive quickly.
Falck signs healthcare service agreement with the Volvo Group
Previa, a company in the Falck Group, expands its operations through a partnership agreement with the Volvo Group. As part of the contract Previa is taking over Volvo's internal occupational healthcare service, Alviva, and becomes supplier of occupational healthcare service to the Volvo Group in Sweden.
A more focused Falck continues turnaround and improves profitability
The company continued to restore profitability by reducing complexity, improving efficiency and implementing global operating models. However, reported profitability was significantly impacted by clean-up activities caused by the turnaround.
Falck Healthcare appoints new managing director
Anette Damgaard is appointed new managing director of Falck Healthcare. She assumes the new responsibilities in addition to her current role as head of Falck Healthcare in Denmark.
Jan F. Steenhard Leaves Falck Healthcare
Executive Vice President Jan F. Steenhard is a founder of Falck Healthcare and was its first CEO.
Falck implementing global operating models to restore margin after further decline in 2017
Highlights of Falck’s financial results for 2017:
Revenue was flat at DKK 15,227 million (2016: DKK 15,109m). Operating profit (EBITA) was DKK 2 million (2016: DKK 758m) for an EBITA margin of 0% (2016: 5.0%). EBITA was negatively impacted by DKK 344 million in write-downs on accounts receivable in its US Ambulance business and on the carrying amount of its customer management system in Assist