Brazil Hospital Demographics 2016 – Latin America’s second largest hospital market can still gain efficiencies

Brazil is the largest hospital infrastructure market in Latin America, but remains fragmented.  While there are over 7,800 hospitals in the country, the average hospital is relatively small (24 beds).

  • Number of hospitals: 7,878
  • Number of hospital beds per hospital (average): 24
  • Operating rooms per hospital (average): 2.0

Penetration of:

  • Ventilators: 610%
  • Infusion pumps: 2041%
  • MRI: 7%
  • PET: <1%
  • Ultrasound: 124%

Download the complete report for more information or explore our Latin American hospitals database, the world’s largest, covering 86% of the hospitals in Latin America with 130+ data points per hospital.

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Mariana Romero
Mariana is a Senior Account Manager for Global Health Intelligence and has been a key component of the company since day one. As part of her functions, Mariana assesses clients’ market intelligence solutions and methodologies that will drive ROI decisions. Mariana also oversees primary and secondary research efforts, with a principal focus on capital equipment, medical devices, procedure and epidemiological trends, market activity, hospital data and competitive analysis across emerging markets. Additionally, Mariana leads GHI’s marketing, communication and PR activities.
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