The development of medical tourism in Latin America in recent years has been very profitable for destination country economies. Surgical and dental procedures are offered at a sharp discount [...]
The Colombia healthcare market has been stagnating from 2014 thru 2016. The market remains at a steady 1.1 million units sold across all major classes of equipment, devices and consumables.
A geriatric population suffering from multiple diseases is creating a shift in the home care market towards a more precision-based personal care model.
Albeit Mexico’s currency depreciation in 2015 and 2016, the market for medical equipment, devices and consumables grew by 8% per year in volume, going from 2.0 billion units in 2014 to 2.4 [...]
The economic downturn resulted in 22% decrease in imports across all major medical devices and equipments.
Despite stagnant numbers, there are still a number of profitable product classes in response to the region’s aging population and the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Mexico Hospital Demographics 2016 – Latin America’s second largest hospital market is on the road to gain efficiencies
Mexico has the second highest number of hospitals in Latin America and is on the road to building efficiencies. There are over 3,600 hospitals in the country, with a rising average bed size, [...]