Reportlinker Adds Global Hospitals Industry

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 General News
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NEW YORK, Oct. 26 -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is

available in its catalogue.

Reportlinker Adds Global Hospitals Industry

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The

global outlook series on Hospitals provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers insight into the industry's performance in the wake of an expanding global population, rising incidence of chronic illnesses and increasing healthcare costs. Regional markets briefly abstracted include the United States, Japan, Europe, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Australia, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Africa and the Middle East. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1153 companies worldwide.

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 1

Outlook 1

Market Overview1

Table 1: World Hospital Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown

of Hospital Distribution by Region 1

Trends in a Nutshell 2

Market Challenges 2

Quality of Healthcare Continues to Remain a Challenge 2

Hospital Market in the Developing Countries 2

Consolidation in the Hospital Industry 2

Construction Activity 3

Issues Impacting Hospital Market 3

Hospital Information Laboratory Systems Gain Popularity 3

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Hospital Information Laboratory Systems for the years 2006

through 2012 4

2. HOSPITALS - AN INSIGHT 4

Hospital - An Introduction 4

Origin 4

Departments 4

Hospital Funding 4

Architecture 5

3. HOSPITALS - A CLASSIFICATION 5

Types of Hospitals 5

General Hospital 5

Specialized Hospital 5

Types of Specialty Hospitals 5

Teaching Hospital 6

Clinic - An Introduction 6

Types 6

Functions of Clinics 6

4. MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 7

5. OTHER STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 21

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

1. THE UNITED STATES 29

Outlook 29

Current Scenario 29

Table 3: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Hospital Revenues in US$ Billion for the Years 2008 through

2012 30

US Hospitals: A Historic Review 30

Types of Hospitals 31

Market Challenges 32

Continued Economic Distress 32

Underinsured Exceeding Uninsured: A Challenge to Reckon With 32

Rising Hospital Bills 32

Table 4: US Hospital Expenditure (2008-2012) (In US$ Billion)33

Table 5: US Healthcare Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown

of Expenditure by Health care Segment 33

Competitive Scenario 34

Table 6: US Hospital Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of

Revenue by For-Profit Hospital Operators 34

Table 7: Leading Hospital Operators in the US (2008) - Ranked

by Number of Hospitals 34

Market Entry of New Hospital Facilities Increase Competition 35

Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures Provide Competitive Edge 35

Rural Hospitals Lag Behind 35

Market Trends 35

Hospital Construction - 'Slowing Down' 35

Table 8: Percentage of Hospital's Capital Budget Allocated

to Construction Projects in the US (2007 & 2008) 36

Table 9: Percentage of Construction Projects in the Hospital

Sector by Specialty Area (2008)36

Table 10: Number of Hospital Beds in the US (2008):

Percentage Breakdown by Area 36

Rising Costs of Construction 37

Aging Baby Boomers Drive the Demand for Hospital Services 37

Qualified Physicians Attract Patients 37

Outpatient Surgery Centers Rise in Popularity 37

Table 11: Percentage of Medical Procedures Performed in

Hospital Outpatient Centers in the US (2009E) 38

Hospitals 'Going Green' 38

Hospital Insolvency Threatening to Impact Growth 39

Urban Hospitals At Higher Side of Risk 39

Increasing Investment in Information Technology 39

Table 12: US Healthcare IT Spending at Hospitals (2006-09)

(In US$ Billion) 39

Hospitals Outsource RCM Services to Cut Costs 40

2. JAPAN 40

Regulatory Scenario 40

Liberalized Health Care Regulations 40

Policy Initiatives in the Hospital Sector 40

3. EUROPE 40

Hospital Information Systems Market in Europe 40

Central Databases of Patient Information - A Major Trend 41

3a. GERMANY 41

Hospital Market - An Overview 41

Challenges Faced by Hospital Market 41

Consolidation - Major Growth Driver 42

Partnership With Post-Inpatient Care Providers 42

Ambulatory Healthcare Market - An Overview 42

3b. THE UNITED KINGDOM 43

Hospital Market 43

Table 13: Number of Independent Acute Hospital Beds in the UK

(2005-2008) 43

3C. SPAIN 43

Hospital Market 43

3D. TURKEY 44

Hospital Market - An Overview 44

Table 14: Number of Hospitals and Percentage Breakdown of

Hospitals by Type in Turkey (2007) 44

4. ASIA-PACIFIC 44

4A. AUSTRALIA 44

Market Overview 44

Table 15: Hospital Market in Australia (2007): Percentage

Breakdown of Number of Hospitals and Beds, and Average Length

of Stay by Public and Private Hospitals 45

4B. CHINA 45

Market Overview 45

Table 16: Medical institutions in China (2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Number of Institutions by Type 45

Table 17: Number of Hospital Beds Per Thousand Persons in

China (2008) 46

4C. INDIA 46

Healthcare Industry Witnessing Robust Growth in India 46

Table 18: Healthcare Revenues in India (2007-2012) (In US$

Billion)47

Hospital Market 47

Table 19: Hospital Revenues in India (2008-2012) (In US$

Billion)47

Market Challenges 48

Table 20: Number of Physicians, Hospital Beds, and Nurses Per

Thousand Persons in India (2008)48

Hospitals Look to Capitalize on Medical Tourism 48

Table 21: Comparative Assessment of Healthcare Costs in

India, the US, and Thailand Based on Various Treatments (In

US$) 49

4D. KOREA 49

Hospital Market 49

Table 22: Healthcare Expenditure in Korea (2008-2012) (In US$

Billion)50

Table 23: Number of Hospitals by Type in Korea (2007) 50

Table 24: Number of Physicians, Hospital Beds, and Nurses Per

Thousand People in Korea (2007) 50

4E. MALAYSIA 51

Table 25: Number of Public and Private Hospitals, Beds, and

Registered Physicians in Malaysia (2007) 51

4F. SINGAPORE 51

Market Overview 51

Table 26: Healthcare Market in Singapore (2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Expenditure by Government and Private Sectors 52

Table 27: Number of Physicians, Hospital Beds, and Nurses by

Thousand People in Singapore (2008) 52

Table 28: Number of Private and Public Hospital Beds in

Singapore (2007 & 2008) 52

4G. THAILAND 53

Hospital Market Continues to Grow 53

Medical Tourism Propels Market Growth 53

5. MIDDLE EAST 53

An Outlook 53

Hospital Market - An Overview 54

Table 29: Number of Hospital Beds in GCC States (2008-2012)

(In Thousand) 54

Table 30: Health Care Expenditure in Middle East: Percentage

of Expenditure on Public Health Care by Country (2008) 54

Table 31: Percentage of Expenditure on Private Health Care by

Country (2008)55

Major Hospital Development Programs 55

Overview of Regional Markets 55

Healthcare Market in UAE 55

Iran 55

Kazakhstan 56

6. AFRICA 56

Egypt 56 Angola 56

Hospitals Rise in Number 56

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