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Healthcare Industry Trends in Latin America

Healthcare Industry Trends in Latin America

The Latin American healthcare market has seen significant growth in recent years. This growth can be attributed to several factors, including an increase in healthcare expenditure, a growing aging population, and the rising incidence of chronic diseases. The healthcare market in Latin America is expected to continue growing in the coming years, with Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia being the largest markets in the region.

Key Insights from Latin America Healthcare Public Private Partnerships PPPs

Key Insights from Latin America's Healthcare Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)

The demand for quality healthcare services in Latin America continues to grow, but the supply of services has not kept pace, resulting in significant gaps in access. Governments are seeking innovative ways to expand their networks of partners and improve access to healthcare services. Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) have become an attractive option for expanding healthcare services while requiring only limited up-front capital investment from the public sector.

Class I and Class II medical devices defining, classifying and marketing them

Class I and Class II medical devices: defining, classifying and marketing them

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the regulatory body governing medical devices with a variety of enforcement tools at its disposal, such as seizure, injunction, prosecution and civil penalties. This brief serves as a quick guide for the FIME audience on how and where to submit an application, as well as information about device classification, required documentation, approval processes, and application fees, among others.

Tariffs Is Mexico the next China

Tariffs: Is Mexico the next China?

The medical device industry is keeping a close eye on the relationship between the United States and its immediate neighbor to the south. The countries reached a deal to indefinitely suspend proposed tariffs after the U.S. announced earlier this year that it would impose a 5% tariff, eventually set to rise to 25%, on all imports from Mexico, including medical devices. The United States relies on Mexico for 17% of its medical device imports. It could potentially be devastating to the medical device industry and, ultimately, to patients.

US medical devices imports and exports and the role of the FDA

U.S. medical devices: imports and exports, and the role of the FDA

With the United States leading the world as the largest medical device market, there is a growing interest from manufacturers and distributors to partner and expand the distribution of medical devices and equipment between Latin America and the United States. However, many requirements need to be met to make these endeavors a success.

Healthcare Innovation & the Digital Health Landscape in Latin and North Americas

The global digital health market generated US$ 73.1 billion revenue in 2017 and is predicted to observe a tremendous growth, with a CAGR of 21.1%. Check out the key figures, trends for 2019 and see how the future of innovation on healthcare can affect your business goals.

Medical device tax still weighs on the minds of medtech execs

Medical device tax still weighs on the minds of medtech execs

The medical device excise tax is scheduled to restart in January after being suspended for the last four years (for two consecutive two-year periods). Will the industry's renewed lobbying efforts get the tax repealed once and for all?

Healthcare market insights in Latin and North Americas

Healthcare market insights in Latin and North Americas

US spends 17.8% of GDP - this is the highest percentage in the world. The global average is just 6.8%. Check the overview of market forces, key trends, healthcare spending and other factors affecting the US and Latin American healthcare marketplace.

Refurbished medical devices market in North and Latin Americas

Refurbished medical devices market in North and Latin Americas

The refurbished medical equipment market contributes to grand societal challenges by reducing waste and conserving resources; increasing access to healthcare in markets with increasing healthcare cost pressure; and offering economic benefits from extending the life cycle value of manufactured equipment and creating new jobs, growth and investment.