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, but remains a fragmented market.  While there are over 3,600 hospitals in the country, the average hospital is relatively small (30 beds).

  • Number of hospitals: 3,642
  • Number of hospital beds per hospital (average): 30
  • Operating rooms per hospital (average): 1.5

Penetration of:

  • Ventilators: 414%
  • Infusion pumps: 442%
  • MRI: 4%
  • PET: <1%
  • PACS: 10%
  • Ultrasound: 105%

Procedure types:

  • Ambulatory: 90%
  • Hospitalization: 10%


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Guillaume Corpart
Guillaume Corpart is Managing Director of Global Health Intelligence (GHI). Guillaume founded GHI after nearly two decades of market intelligence and business consulting experience in emerging markets. His blog posts typically revolve around his areas of expertise: Latin American hospitals, medical technology infrastructure and healthcare systems.
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