Competitions and Markets Authority investigates eight IVC acquisitions – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it is investigating eight acquisitions by Independent Vetcare Limited. 16 clinics are affected by the investigation, namely Penrose Veterinary Group Limited, Kevin Castle (Pet Care) Ltd, Swayne & Partners Ltd, Treforest Veterinary Clinic Ltd, Mercer & Hughes Limited, Swaffham Veterinary Center Limited, Anglesey Pet Clinic Ltd, … Read more

CMA launches probe into IVC Evidence practice purchases

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it has launched an investigation into the acquisition of several practices by IVC Evidensia. The inquiry relates to deals involving an equine clinic in Berkshire, plus five other practices in eastern England and two in Wales. IVC said it was “engaging constructively” with the probe, which … Read more

IVC Evidence hails AI ‘revolution’ in radiology analysis

IVC Evidensia has announced plans to roll out new radiology technology, which it said can help vets give diagnoses in minutes instead of days, to its UK practices. The system, developed by the American firm SignalPET, sends x-rays through an AI algorithm to obtain almost instant results, instead of requiring specialist analysis. Bosses said the … Read more

Writing on the wall for veterinary radiologists as IVC installs artificial intelligence to slash diagnostic time – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

IVC Evidensia has adopted a new technology which uses artificial intelligence to provide accurate radiology diagnostic reports in minutes instead of days. The technology, developed by US firm SignalPET, sends X-rays through an AI machine algorithm to get a more or less instantaneous report, rather than needing a radiology specialist to analyze results, which can … Read more

£250k boost for IVC Evidence research work

Dozens of research grants, worth around £250,000, have been awarded to IVC Evidensia staff – and bosses have said there will be more. A total of 39 separate projects have been supported by the company’s Group Veterinary Medical Board (GVMB) since its current research focus was developed two years ago. The company is also offering … Read more

IVC Evidence appoints UK medicine lead

A former BSAVA director of education has taken up a new senior role with a major international practice group. IVC Evidence has appointed Lucie Goodwin as its new UK national medicine lead. The announcement follows a recent series of senior appointments and the firm is also planning to set up a referral board, which will … Read more

IVC Evidensia names new senior director

A former BVA president has been appointed to a new senior role with Europe’s largest veterinary care provider. Daniella Dos Santos has been named as UK director of professional culture, as part of IVC Evidensia’s UK leadership team. Support The move is intended to help shape working practices across the group, which provides care across … Read more