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The North America Healthcare Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (June 2007) Product Image

The North America Healthcare Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (June 2007)

  • Published: June 2007
  • Region: America, North America, United States
  • 32 pages
  • Mergent

This report updates the previous North American healthcare report, focusing on the markets in Canada and the United States
Current Environment - Key Points
- The US healthcare industry continued to struggle over the last six months with a rise in healthcare costs and health insurance, with millions of Americans still without health cover. - In the second half of 2006 and into 2007, most leading healthcare companies reported favorable quarterly earnings. - Merger and acquisition activity continued to grow in 2007, with many healthcare companies seeking ways to boost financial performance, while improving healthcare services. - In 2007, the Canadian healthcare industry experienced steady growth, with more Canadians demanding reliable, high quality and reasonably priced healthcare. - Most leading healthcare companies reported solid earnings in the second half of 2006, a trend likely to continue in 2007. - The level of merger and acquisition activity in Canada, significantly lower over the past few years, continued to slow in 2007 due to a lack of reserves and a fear of excessive risk-taking.

Industry Profile - Key READ MORE >

Current Environment - US
- Sector Overview
- Sector Performance
- Leading Companies
- Merger and Acquisition Activities
Current Environment - Canada

- Sector Overview
- Sector Performance
- Leading Companies
- Merger and Acquisition Activities
Industry Profile - US
- Size and Value
- Policy and Regulatory

Environment
- Sector Investment
Industry Profile - Canada
- Size and Value
- Policy and Regulatory

Environment
- Government Investment
Market Trends and Outlook
- US
- The Adoption of Technology in

Healthcare
- Rising Healthcare Spending
- The Burden of Seniors

Healthcare Grows
- The Number of Uninsured

Americans Grows
- Market Outlook
Market Trends and Outlook
- Canada
- Healthcare Costs Continue to

Rise
- Obesity Overburdens Healthcare

System

- The Counting Problem of Wait

Times

- Market Outlook

Currency Conversion Table
The Scope of this Report
Key References
Comparative Data
Reports Coverage

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