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Political and Policy Analysis for the Indian Healthcare Industry

  • ID: 542837
  • January 2007
  • Region: India
  • 37 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

Both public and private sectors have a role to play in the delivery of healthcare in India; however, public expenditure on health is lower than in other developing countries and hence, the healthcare industry is dominated by the private sector. The Government greatly facilitates the functioning of the industry and helps attract foreign investors through investor-friendly policies and tax incentives. It is aiming to modernize the healthcare system and through greater collaboration with the healthcare industry. Consequently, it hopes to provide innovative drugs, expand healthcare insurance, as well as provide modern medical equipment and better services. By implementing Telemedicine, one of the biggest healthcare projects in the world, it aims to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare services using information technology and communication.

The Government is also encouraging public-private partnership and promoting medical tourism. It is working toward delivering effective and affordable healthcare services to the vulnerable sections of population residing in rural areas through its common minimum program and national rural health mission. The political establishment plays a READ MORE >

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-1. Political Overview
--1. Political Trends and International Relations
---1. Overview of Indian Healthcare Industry
---2. Political Structure
---3. Stance of the UPA Government on the Indian Healthcare Industry
---4. Government Policies and Agenda
---5. International Relations

-2. Business and Industry Policies
--1. Healthcare Outlook
---1. Indian Healthcare System
---2. Healthcare Industry-Tenth Five-year plan
--2. Macroeconomic Policies
---1. Fiscal Policy
---2. Tax Reforms
---3. Monetary Policy
---4. Trade Policy
---5. Investment Policy
--3. Healthcare Industry Policies
---1. National Rural Health Mission
---2. Healthcare and Hospital Centers
---3. Public-Private Partnerships in Healthcare
---4. Medical Devices and Equipment Initiatives
---5. Health Services (National Health Policy)
---6. National Pharmaceutical Policy
---7. Product Patent Act 2005 and Other Policies Concerning Pharmaceuticals
---8. Healthcare Infrastructure – Telemedicine
---9. Healthcare Outsourcing

-3. Implications and Growth Opportunities
--1. Implications of Political and Policy Trends and Growth Opportunities
---1. Implications of Political and Policy Trends
---2. Growth Opportunities in the Indian Healthcare Industry

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