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Deep dive into the Healthcare System and Medical Device Market in Vietnam – report incl. surgical procedures

  • January 2016
  • 101 pages
  • TforG
Report ID: 3559695


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This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with 620 surgical interventions, reported by the ICD-9 coding system in Vietnam. To add context to the surgical procedure volumes, the report provides written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, changes and dynamics of the local markets. In addition, the latest reforms of the local Healthcare system are clearly outlined.

The report helps businesses gain a unique insight into the socio-economic dynamics until 2015, and helps analyze how they affect healthcare systems and their evolution. It can serve as an essential tool for sales, marketing, R&D and business managers with industry related interests.

Four chapters cover the numerical and written analysis for the following topics: Economic Outlook (38 Key industry indicators), The Healthcare System (HC system structures), Reforms (restructuring, re-engineering or austerity efforts) and the Healthcare Market (Capital Equipment, Medical Devices, Disposables and Pharmaceuticals).

The report includes 620 surgical interventions (in pdf format), reported by the ICD-9 international coding system in 13 specialisms, with data for three years: last year’s actuals (2014), one year of historical data, and one year of forecast. The specialisms included are: Cardiology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, OBGYN, Endocrinology, Plastic, General, Thoracic, Hemic and Lymphatic system, Oncology.

Economic Outlook:
- Vietnam enjoyed a GDP growth rate of about 6 percent in 2014, with a spike in the last quarter that was boosted by increases in bank lending and rising foreign investment boosted by exports.
- Growth rates are expected to dip slightly in 2015 to about 5.6 percent, but remain overall steady.
- Risks to the Vietnamese economy in 2015 include: subdued foreign demand, deflation and debt.
- Annual unemployment rates have been quite low in Vietnam for the last few years, averaging at about 2 percent.
- Services are the largest sector in the economy accounting for about 44 percent of GDP. This is followed by the industry at 38 percent of the GDP and agriculture which accounts for about 18 percent of the GDP.

The Healthcare System:
- In 2014, Vietnamese healthcare expenditures represented about 6.8 percent of the GDP.
- Of this amount, about 42.3 percent stems from public sources (e.g. taxes and oil revenues) and 57.7 percent is funded through private sources (i.e. employees, employers, patient co-payments etc.).
- Vietnam has a mixed healthcare delivery system made up of both public and private sectors.
- Under the Vietnamese healthcare system, secondary care is dominated by the public sector, including: Central and specialized hospitals; provincial and district hospitals, commune health stations and village health services.
- Healthcare funding has increased in recent years, however OOP has also increased and still accounts for the largest part of total healthcare expenditures.
- Vietnam is of among the countries with the highest private and out-of-pocket (OOP) health financing in the world.
- The private sector dominants smaller ambulatory care providers, general practitioners and the sale of pharmaceuticals.
- The Ministry of Health (MOH) is responsible for developing national programs as well the budgeting and manpower allocation for the national institutions.
- The MOH also plays a supervisory role for the national institutions and the Provincial level activities.

Reforms will center around the following:

- Governance in the healthcare sector
-Healthcare human resources
-Healthcare financing
- Health information technology expansion
- Primary care, preventive medicine, reproductive health and family planning

The Markets:
- The Vietnam healthcare market has become quite competitive since it was officially open to commercialization over a decade ago.
- In the current environment there are high levels of competition across various niches, especially among international competitors which are dominant in the areas of: Innovative pharmaceuticals and complex medical devices.
- Opportunities in the Vietnamese healthcare industry exist in the following supply categories (considered to be fastest growing segments in the next few years): Surgical equipment, operating theater equipment, emergency room equipment, sterilizing equipment, patient monitoring equipment, diagnostic imaging equipment.
- Opportunities can also be found in the areas of hospital construction and replacements, technology development and the increased centralization of procurement.
- The areas of fastest growing demand are: Oncology, diabetes, orthopedics and cardiovascular diseases.

Country Overview:
Includes tables centralizing all relevant data on socio-demographics, macroeconomics and national Healthcare.

National Care Provision data:
Provides an overview of the Healthcare demographics: Nation Care provision data, Intensive Care units, Operating rooms, Emergency Rooms, Hospital services, Healthcare professionals.

Reasons to buy:
- Accurate analysis of trends, opportunities and challenges of the economy and healthcare industry
- Relevant healthcare reforms
- Written and numerical analysis on important healthcare indicators (eg.: acute care data, critical care data, anesthesia data, emergency data, healthcare professionals)
- Regularly updates, at least once year
- Every update published by TforG within 6 months after your purchase will be made available to you
- Global coverage, available for + 40 countries
- Surgical Procedure Volumes section incl. 620 ICD9 coded procedure volumes for five years: last year’s actuals (2014) (2014), three years of historical data, and two years of forecast
- Actionable information to capture size, trends and potential of the market

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