DUBLIN, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Brazil Healthcare Market Outlook 2020" report to their offering.
Brazil is considered as one of the most lucrative healthcare market in Latin America, with consistent ranking amongst the top five global destinations for medical tourism. The country attracts a variety of medical tourists to take advantage of the successful and world-renowned cosmetic surgery industry.
Growing demand for private healthcare has helped fuel a boom in the sector, which remains dominated by local players and has recently witnessed a number of mergers as many seek to capitalize on higher demand and consolidate their positions.
According to our report, Brazil Healthcare Market Outlook 2020, with better standards of living, the healthcare expenditure in the country has been rising continuously which is driving the healthcare industry. Among the healthcare sectors, the pharmaceutical market in the country witnessed tremendous growth, especially Prescription drugs market that enjoyed lion's share of nearly 50% in 2015. However, the generics drug segment is forecasted to do well in future.
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.
Healthcare spending in the country is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 5.8% during 2016-2020. The main factors behind the high healthcare expenditure include the prevalence of various diseases in the country, like hypertension. Other major prevalent diseases covered in the report include cancer, tuberculosis, obesity and diabetes.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Analyst View
2. Research Methodology
3. Healthcare Market Overview
4. Market Trends and Drivers
4.1 Favorable Demographics
4.3 Healthcare industry accelerated by Merger and Acquisition
4.4 Increased IT Penetration in Healthcare Industry
5. Healthcare Industry Outlook to 2020 5.1 Healthcare Infrastructure 5.1.1 Hospitals 5.1.2 Beds 5.1.3 Human Resource 5.2 Pharmaceutical Market 5.2.1 Prescription Drug 5.2.2 Generic Drugs 5.2.3 OTC Drugs 5.2.4 Import and Export 5.3 Medical Equipment Industry 5.4 Healthcare IT-Market 5.4.1 E-health 5.4.2 M-health 5.4.3 Telemedicine 5.4.4 Medical Imaging Information System
6. Market Opportunities
6.1 Health Insurance Industry
6.2 Medical Tourism Industry
6.3 Clinical Trials Industry
6.4 Biotech Industry
7. Regulatory Environment
8. Government Healthcare Programs
9. Competitive Landscape
- Agfa HealthCare
- Air Liquide
- GE Healthcare
- Group Hospital Conceição (GHC)
- MV Sistemas
- Philips Healthcare
- Rede D'Or Ltda.
- The Albert Einstein Israeli Hospital (HIAE)
- Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA)
- Wheb Sistemas SA
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