Global Healthcare Milieu - Part One

Posted by Health Entrepreneur 02/15/2016

The main drivers for the growth in the healthcare sector are aging population (mainly baby-boomers), increasing access to care, emerging market growth, etc. The responsibility of the healthcare entrepreneurs is to look into the major issues and to naviagate them. This article briefs the current state of global health care and the activities in a few geographic markets. As they address the issues of funding, cost and other global concernst they provide areas of consideration to stakeholders and promising entrepreneurs for the growth of their revenue and market share in 2016 and beyond.

Health care enterprises should look into major issues such as navigating the influence of health care reforms in many countries: quality issues, rising costs, lack of infrastructure in most parts of the world, safety and privacy concerns, workforce related issues etc. In this article we would bring out the challenges and opportunities that will be seen originating from these areas, global and market-specific. This article examines the current state of global health care, the activities in a few geographic markets and also provides areas of consideration to stakeholders and promising entrepreneurs as they address issues of funding, cost and other global concerns while seeking to grow their revenue and market share in 2016 and beyond.


A quarter of the world’s population sees global health care as one of the top three most worrisome areas threatening the world today.


In the coming years we are going to see a most challenging time for global healthcare sector whereby operating processes as well as historic models of businesses will not be enough to manage the problems caused by the rising demands of cost pressures, rapidly evolving markets and inadequate care providers.


The main drivers for growth in this sector are

a)aging population (mainly baby-boomers)
b)increasing access to care

c)emerging market growth

d)technological advancements

e)innovative products

f)many acute conditions transforming to chronic diseases​


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