Australia is often viewed as one of the most opportune markets in the Asia-Pac region, based on purchasing power, volumes, and risk evaluations. It has a well-established and connected healthcare market, with importers from all over the world, and the highest per capita expenditure on HC in the Asia-Pac region. It is quick and keen […]
With the continuous advancements in computer sciences and telecommunication, the types of medical informatization have evolved rapidly, from simple information exchanges via telephones to the sharing of medical documentation through big data. Japan, one of the leading countries in information technology, has applied all kinds of state-of-the-art capabilities to develop and deploy national medical informatization. […]
On November 8, 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security released the “Internet Plus Human Resources 2020” action plan, specifying that Chinese social security cards will now be capable of payment functions for various services, including medical insurance. Meanwhile, the ministry is working with commercial banks and third-party payment platforms to build […]
Push and pull factors of medical tourism development in AsiaPac determine specific obstacles and challenges in this market and definitely presented a lot of opportunities. When building your strategy to enter the medical tourism market in AsiaPac, the key questions to ask are: what are the particular demands and medtech needs in this sector; how […]
In the coming two years (2018-2020), the market will grow and evolve rapidly, and there are many factors to consider in order to stay on-top and ahead, i.e. to optimize and revise your products’ market presence proactively, and to successfully address the procurers’ needs.
In the first part of our investigation into medical tourism in Asia-Pac we introduced the market, its dynamics, trends, and pull and push factors. In this second part of the series, we explore to greater length specific countries and investor groups within the AsiaPac region, and their characteristics and activities pertaining to medical tourism. We […]
AsiaPac is the fastest growing region in the global medtech market. This growth is fueled by public healthcare reforms, but even more so by the rapidly expanding private sector. The driving and crucial role of medical tourism in this growth is often cleanly forgotten and omitted.
A Medical Revolution at Last! Meet China’s New Private Hospital Models and Resource-Sharing Healthcare Providers
A new type of healthcare provider in China has known a significant rise. These facilities are comparable to US-style medical malls, where various specialisms come together under one roof and resources can be shared efficiently, including the sharing of personnel and physicians from other hospitals or care units. Two such hospital structures, i.e. the Medical […]
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.
The medical business in China has always been a government-led system, rather than a market-driven one. If we look specifically at the use of medical equipment, the overwhelming fact that strikes us, is that most hospitals in China will actually buy in one go, rather than renting or paying by installments for high-value equipment. In […]