This blog will provide a concise glimpse of Malaysia’ macroeconomic situation, its healthcare-provision characteristics and organization, as well as highlight the priorities and activities shaping its private and public hospital sectors.
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TforG will be attending EUS – Endo 2017, the International Live Course event in Marseille on the 28th – 29th September 2017, and the 25th UEG Week on the 28th – 30th October 2017, in Barcelona.
TforG was in London this month to hear how innovative healthcare technology can enable positive outcomes for patients, practitioners, companies and payers alike at the HealthTechX Europe 2017 summit. Key industry leaders, thinkers and visionaries took to the stage to address current trends and challenges facing global healthcare and showcasing the latest innovative technologies set […]
Overall, the economic outlook for Mexico is a mixed bag of positive and negative drivers: continuous -though slow- improvements of regulations and security measures, a favourable unemployment rate, and a low to moderate economic growth rate. Most daunting remain the external factors and global (particularly the US’) trade-regulation impacts. Economic growth will continue to be […]
Written by the director of a reimbursement department, at a tier 3 hospital in Beijing. Since 2000, China has become an aging society, and the unmet needs of long-term nursing and medical services have become an urgent social problem for China’s socio-economic growth.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy (based on GDP, current prices) with a GDP of €3320 bn in 2016. The economic growth of the past 5 years has averaged 0.62%. It has the second largest medtech market in the world, valued around €36.9 bn. Its pharma market in 2015 was valued around €66 bn.
This article will share some key statistics and organizational insights into Norway’s secondary care sector, with particular focus on its hospital and specialist care provision. As one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Norwegian health expenditures are quite high and topped only by a handful of countries, such as the U.S., Denmark and Switzerland. […]
Healthcare insurance in Switzerland: Private insurance companies providing Swiss public health coverage
Switzerland has earned a reputation for its neutral positioning in international affairs, its safe-haven banking sector, its highly developed service and pharmaceutical sector, and its high level of income and standard of living. Switzerland enjoys a wealthy modern market economy and one of the highest per capita GDPs in the world, reaching €60,498 per capita […]
In 2015, the nominal GDP in New Zealand was €155.2 bn, equivalent to €33,383 per capita. Its per capita GDP is comparable to the United Arab Emirates, the UK or Andorra. Its population is around 4.5 m, comparable to Finland. GDP’s annual growth rate was 3.4% in 2015, which represents a small peak amongst the […]
TforG, represented by its recently appointed new business development lead, Natalie Christie, was in Düsseldorf last week attending the world’s biggest medical trade fair, MEDICA 2016, featuring 5,000 exhibitors from approximately 70 countries from around the globe.