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

Jan 04, 2016, 14:24 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 Poland. 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:
-The latest data shows that the Polish economy is growing at a rate of 3.5 percent (nominal growth) annually.
- This is the highest growth rate observed since 2011. The next few years are expected to
maintain Poland's recent growth trend.
-Unemployment in Poland is on the high side at 10.3 percent, however; it has decreased from the rates
observed in the previous 2 years (i.e. 11 percent).
-The inflation in 2015 is around 2.2 percent coming from 2 percent in 2014 and it is expected to decrease
even further in 2016.

The Healthcare System:
- Polish Healthcare expenditures represent about 6.5 percent of the GDP and about 70 percent of that
stems from public funding.
- The Polish universal healthcare system is funded through general government revenues and social security funds in addition to out-of-pocket payments (oop).
-The MoH centrally regulates and finances most healthcare services and infrastructure. The 16 territorial self-governments also provide some funding and operate under the MoH.
-Population ageing and the steady increase of chronic diseases (e.g. diabetes, mental illness, and cancers) will continue to drive up healthcare spending.

- The commercialization of hospitals that are unable to sustain themselves financially (ongoing).
- The expansion of the DRG system into more areas of healthcare.
- An expansion in the use of information technology into all areas of healthcare.
- Interventions to address the issue of healthcare provider debt.
- Reforms to address the issue of "ineffective allocation of funds.

The Markets:
- Although the developing healthcare system in Poland has resulted in a wide array of business opportunities for a variety of providers, profit margins have not lived up to the optimistic forecasts of previous years.
-Business opportunities exist in the areas of: Imaging diagnostics, private services, IT and pharmaceuticals.

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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