Coronavirus pandemic a boon for private sector medical company

An Estonian private sector medical firm has grown rapidly in the past four years since it was founded, more than doubling its staff and also seeing growth driven by the arrival of the pandemic.

The company, Confido, provides vaccination centers and many other services and has plucked from the public sector two major figures in the field.

Confido CEO Risto Laur said: “We have grown strongly this year, and a large part of the growth has come in testing, vaccinations and being a contract partner of the Health Insurance Fund since October. We have also attended specialists in the field of mental health.”

“Of course, all healthcare – both public and private – has been at the forefront since the pandemic began, and everyone, based on their mission and capabilities, has dealt with it, including us,” Laur added.

Staff more than doubled to 670

Confido has more than doubled its employee payroll, from 300 to 670, since the beginning of 2020, just before the first coronavirus cases arrived in Estonia.

Read more: ERR.EE

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