Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in Malaysia - report incl. surgical procedures

Jan 04, 2016, 16:51 ET from ReportBuyer

LONDON, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in Malaysia. To add context to the surgical procedure volumes, the report provides written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, changes and dynamics of the local markets. In addition, the latest reforms of the local Healthcare system are clearly outlined.

The report helps businesses gain a unique insight into the socio-economic dynamics until 2015, and helps analyze how they affect healthcare systems and their evolution. It can serve as an essential tool for sales, marketing, R&D and business managers with industry related interests.

Four chapters cover the numerical and written analysis for the following topics: Economic Outlook (38 Key industry indicators), The Healthcare System (HC system structures), Reforms (restructuring, re-engineering or austerity efforts) and the Healthcare Market (Capital Equipment, Medical Devices, Disposables and Pharmaceuticals).

The report includes 620 surgical interventions (in pdf format), reported by the ICD-9 international coding system in 13 specialisms, with data for six years: last year's actuals (2014), four years of historical data, and one year of forecast. The specialisms included are: Cardiology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, OBGYN, Endocrinology, Plastic, General, Thoracic, Hemic and Lymphatic system, Oncology.

Economic Outlook:
- Malaysia's GDP increased by 5.2 percent in 2014 and is expected to remain steady in 2015. This is a nice increase from the 2013 GDP growth rate of 4.7 percent.
- GDP growth is expected to remain anchored by domestic demand, with additional support from improvement in the external environment.
- Inflation had only a marginal increase from 2.2 in 2013 to 2.4 in 2014 and is expected to reach 2.6 in 2015.
- The country's 2013 unemployment rate was 3 percent in 2013 and TforG projections show it to remain steady in the years 2014 and 2015.

The Healthcare System:
- Funding for the public sector is dispensed through the Ministry of Health and comes from the local governments general revenue.
- The Public sector is organized under a "civil service" structure and is centrally administered by the Ministry of Health (MOH).
- The Malaysian healthcare system is made up of tax-funded and government-run universal services as well as a rapidly growing private sector.
- The healthcare sector has also been identified as one of the twelve key economic areas which would be a driver for Malaysia's economic performance.

- Transforming delivery of the healthcare system.
- Increasing quality, capacity and coverage of the healthcare infrastructure.
- Shifting towards wellness and disease prevention, rather than treatment.
- Increasing the quality of human resources for health (HRH).

The Markets:
- The private healthcare sector is estimated to generate about € 3.3 bln in revenue by 2015 with a continued projected growth until 2018.
- Medical tourism is seeing a boost as the government is focusing on attracting foreign patients. This subsector has also been identified as a driver for private sector expansion.
- Having already established itself as an exporter of disposables, Malaysia is looking to develop their own non-disposable medical device manufacturers.

Country Overview:
Includes tables centralizing all relevant data on socio-demographics, macroeconomics and national Healthcare.

National Care Provision data:
Provides an overview of the Healthcare demographics: Nation Care provision data, Intensive Care units, Operating rooms, Emergency Rooms, Hospital services, Healthcare professionals.

Reasons to buy:
- Accurate analysis of trends, opportunities and challenges of the economy and healthcare industry
- Relevant healthcare reforms
- Written and numerical analysis on important healthcare indicators (eg.: acute care data, critical care data, anesthesia data, emergency data, healthcare professionals)
- Regularly updates, at least once year
- Every update published by TforG within 6 months after your purchase will be made available to you
- Global coverage, available for + 40 countries
- Surgical Procedure Volumes section incl. 620 ICD9 coded procedure volumes for five years: last year's actuals (2014) (2014) (2014), three years of historical data, and two years of forecast
- Actionable information to capture size, trends and potential of the market
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