Poland has a sturdy track record as a liberal and sound business partner, and currently holds the 6th largest economy in the European Union. From 2014 onwards, Poland has enjoyed a strong GDP growth of near to -or above- 3% annually. Forecasts predict it will continue with this performance. Consumer spending was a principal driver for […]
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 […]
The US, Japan and the EU are the world’s largest medtech markets. Patients have comparable buying power and they can rely on a widely available and high quality healthcare (HC) system. At the same time, the markets differ substantially in regards to care provision culture and business dynamics.
It is widely accepted that new technologies are responsible for both rising healthcare (HC) costs as well as for improved clinical outcomes. Research shows that there are substantial differences in how new products and techniques gain access to different markets, such as those in the US, Germany and Japan.
Comparing Purchasing Processes for Surgical Devices and Medical Equipment in the US, Japan and Germany
The US, Japan and Germany are the world’s largest medtech markets. Together they account for around €210 bn, or almost half of the global market. Each nation has a slightly (or vastly) individualized approach to procuring the medtech used in their healthcare system; i.e. there are varying weights granted to the participating stakeholders and decision […]
In this article, we will compare the US (with around 325 m inhabitants), Japan (130 m) and the largest European market, Germany (85 m), in terms of surgical practices, and assess the effects of the differences between these countries on the respective medtech markets.
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 […]
The Dutch Healthcare System: Public-Private healthcare, Challenges, Trends, Secondary care Drivers, and Priorities
GDP growth in the Netherlands over the last 5 years has been relatively stable. Exports remain the Dutch economy’s main growth driver, alongside private consumption and private investment. With domestic demand on the rise again, virtually all industries are set to benefit from a growing demand for their goods and services for the third consecutive […]