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Key Hospital Purchasing and Reimbursement in the Medical Devices Market in South Africa

  • ID: 592021
  • January 2008
  • Region: Africa, South Africa
  • 150 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

Public-private Partnerships to Promote Improved Healthcare

Public and private hospitals in South Africa use complex purchasing and reimbursement systems for medical devices. In some cases, the selection and procurement processes may present challenges to suppliers of medical devices. It is, therefore, essential for companies wishing to place their products on the market to arrive at a clear understanding of the current situation and upcoming developments. The healthcare system in South Africa consists of both a large public sector that suffers from poor infrastructure, particularly in rural areas, and a smaller, but highly sophisticated and fast-growing private sector that can be equated with developed western countries.

"The Government is encouraging public-private sector cooperation to make healthcare more accessible to all and, at the same time, raise the standards of the services provided," notes the analyst of this research. "The key healthcare focus lies in the equitable distribution of healthcare facilities and the lowering of pharmaceutical drug prices." South Africa is experiencing significant economic growth due to an inherently stable financial leadership, sound READ MORE >

1. Key Hospital Purchasing and Reimbursement in the Medical Devices Market in South Africa
-Executive Summary
-Research Objectives, Scope and Methodology
-Research Summary
-Hospital Purchasing and Reimbursement for Medical Devices
-List of Key Industry Participants-Decision Support Databases

List of Figures
-Demographics and healthcare data for South Africa in 2006
-Leading causes of death in South Africa in 2002
-Hospitals by province in South Africa in 2006
-Hospital beds by province in South Africa in 2006
-Market share of hospitals and beds by private hospital group in South Africa in 2006
-Market share of acute beds by private hospital group in South Africa from 1996 to 2006
-Medical scheme beneficiary numbers in South Africa from 1994 to 2006
-Medical scheme beneficiary numbers in South Africa from 2006 to 2012
-Medical scheme medical device benefits in South Africa from 2000 to 2006
-Medical scheme benefit spend in South Africa from 2000 to 2006
-Total hospital revitalisation expenditure in South Africa from 2002 to 2010
-Hospital attendance in South Africa in 2005
-Medical devices market size in South Africa from 2006 to 2012

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