NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Brazil Healthcare - New Opportunities for Growth
Brazil is considered as one of the most lucrative healthcare market in Latin America with highest healthcare expenditure. Strong government support and high healthcare services demand are some of the major factors propelling the country's healthcare market to grow at a fast pace. The Brazilian Government has adopted several initiatives and implemented proper plans and policies that resulted in positive development of the overall healthcare services and facilities.
According to our report, "Brazil Healthcare - New Opportunities for Growth", the healthcare expenditure in the country has been rising continuously with better standards of living. Healthcare spending in the country is also anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 8.6% during 2012-2015. The main factors behind the high healthcare expenditure include the prevalence of various diseases in the country. Almost one-fourth of the population is suffering from hypertension. Other major prevalent diseases covered in the report include cancer, tuberculosis, obesity, and diabetes.
Among the healthcare sectors, the pharmaceutical market in the country witnessed tremendous growth, especially generics market that witnessed more than 40% growth in 2011 against the previous year. With several factors, such as increasing patent expiries and greater generic company involvement in Brazil, the segment is anticipated to be the main factor for growth of the pharmaceutical market in the country. Besides, innovation and improvements in the medical equipment sector have been consistent in Brazil.
Besides, as per our findings, the future outlook of Brazil healthcare IT-industry is quite optimistic as hospitals in the country are investing huge amounts of money in information technology. The world's leading healthcare IT-companies are also looking towards Brazil as an ideal destination for their business expansion. For instance, Agfa HealthCare has acquired the Brazil's healthcare IT-company and also into partnership with hospitals to provide IT-solutions in the country. In such a scenario, the sector offers significant attraction to several stakeholders, and those participating in the industry developments.
Besides, private healthcare insurance industry is growing in the country as large percentage of population is covered under Unified Health System. However, people are moving towards private healthcare plans and the number of people covered under private healthcare plans has increased to almost one-third of the total population. In addition, the report covers the detail analysis of medical tourism industry, clinical trials and biotech industry in Brazil.
The report "Brazil Healthcare - New Opportunities for Growth" covers all the necessary aspects of the Brazilian healthcare market, providing an in-depth research and prudent analysis of the key segments. The segments covered in the report include: Hospital Services Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Devices Industry, Healthcare IT industry and other emerging market segments. It also presents an insight into the current industry trends; key market drivers, and the government initiatives to enable the clients understand the market structure and it's prospective during the forecast period. The report also covers detailed information about the active market players in hospital services, pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare IT-sector.1. Analyst View2. Research Methodology3. Healthcare Market Overview4. Market Trends & Drivers4.1 Favorable Demographics4.2 Epidemiology4.2.1 Tuberculosis4.2.2 Hypertension4.2.3 Obesity4.2.4 Diabetes4.2.5 Cancer4.3 Government Support to Boost Healthcare Sector4.4 Growing Healthcare Infrastructure and R&D Investments5. Healthcare Industry Outlook5.1 Healthcare Infrastructure5.1.1 Hospitals5.1.2 Beds5.1.3 Human Resource5.2 Pharmaceutical Market5.2.1 Generic Drugs5.2.2 OTC Drugs5.2.3 Import and Export5.2.4 Mergers & Acquisitions5.3 Medical Equipment Industry5.4 Healthcare IT Market5.4.1 E-health5.4.2 M-health5.4.3 Telemedicine5.4.4 Medical Imaging Information System6. Market Opportunities6.1 Health Insurance Industry6.2 Medical Tourism Industry6.3 Clinical Trials Industry6.4 Biotech Industry7. Regulatory Environment8. Government Healthcare Programs9. Competitive Landscape9.1 Hospital Services9.1.1 Group Hospital Conceição (GHC)9.1.2 Rede D'Or Ltda.9.1.3 The Albert Einstein Israeli Hospital (HIAE)9.1.4 Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA)9.2 Pharmaceuticals9.2.1 Sanofi-Aventis9.2.2 Bayer9.2.3 Novartis9.2.4 Pfizer9.3 Medical Equipment9.3.1 3M9.3.2 Air Liquide9.3.3 Baxter9.4 Healthcare IT9.4.1 Agfa HealthCare9.4.2 MV Sistemas9.4.3 Wheb Sistemas SA9.4.4 TOTVS
List of Figures:
Figure 3-1: Healthcare Expenditure (Billion US$), 2010-2015Figure 3-2: Healthcare Spending Percentage of GDP in Comparison to Latin American Countries (2010)Figure 4-1: Spending on Medicines by Age Group (%)Figure 4-2: Percentage of Key Diseases in Total Population (2011)Figure 4-3: Percentage of Population Diagnosed with Hypertension (2006, 2011 & 2015)Figure 4-4: Prevalence of Hypertension by Age Group (%), 2011Figure 4-5: Percentage of Population with Obesity (2006, 2011 & 2015)Figure 4-6: Percentage of Population with Diabetes (2006, 2011 & 2015)Figure 5-1: Share of Public and Private Hospitals (2011)Figure 5-2: Forecast for Share of Public and Private Hospitals (2015)Figure 5-3: Number of Hospital Beds ('000), 2010-2015Figure 5-4: Share of Public and Private Hospital Beds (2011)Figure 5-5: Number of Doctors ('000), 2010-2015Figure 5-6: Number of Nurses ('000), 2010-2015Figure 5-7: Share of Brazilian Pharmaceutical Market in Latin America (2011)Figure 5-8: Pharmaceutical Market (Billion BRL), 2010-2015Figure 5-9: Pharmaceutical Market (Billion Units), 2009-2012Figure 5-10: Pharmaceutical Market by Segment (%), 2011Figure 5-11: Forecast for Pharmaceutical Market by Segment (%), 2015Figure 5-12: Share of Domestic and Foreign Pharmaceutical Laboratories (2006-2012)Figure 5-13: Pharmaceutical Market by Region (%), 2011Figure 5-14: Generic Drugs Market (Billion BRL), 2010-2015Figure 5-15: Generic Drugs Market (Million Units), 2009-2011Figure 5-16: OTC Drug Market (Billion US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-17: Pharmaceutical Imports (Billion US$), 2008-2010Figure 5-18: Pharmaceutical Exports (Billion US$), 2008-2010Figure 5-19: Medical Equipment Market (Billion US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-20: Medical Equipment Imports (Billion US$), 2009-2011Figure 5-21: Medical Equipment Exports (Million US$), 2009-2011Figure 5-22: Healthcare IT Market (Billion US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-23: E-health Market (Million US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-24: M-health Market (Million US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-25: Telemedicine Market (Million US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-26: Medical Imaging Information System Market (Million US$), 2010-2015Figure 5-27: Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) Market (Million US$), 2009-2015Figure 6-1: Private Health Insurance Net Premium (Billion BRL), 2008-2011Figure 6-2: Number of Clinical Studies (2008-2011)
List of Tables:
Table 4-1: Demographic Characteristics (2010-2015)Table 4-2: Breakup of Obese People by Age Group (%)Table 4-3: Overweight Population by Gender (%), 2011 & 2015Table 5-1: Number of Healthcare Institutions (2011)Table 5-2: Number of Public Hospital Network Working for SUS (2010)Table 5-3: Healthcare Human Resources Statistics (2009-10)Table 5-4: Number of Doctors per Thousand Population By Top Cities (2010)Table 5-5: Market Share of Leading Pharmaceutical Companies (2011)Table 5-6: Leading Drugs by Sales (Million US$)Table 5-7: Market Share of Leading Generic Drugs Companies (2010)Table 5-8: Pharma-related Mergers and Acquisitions (2010-2012)Table 8-1: Key Goals under Various Parts of UPA 24-hours ProgramTo order this report:e-Healthcare Industry: Brazil Healthcare - New Opportunities for Growth
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