October 18, 2023

Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based market research firm, has published a complete, new report on the Health Care Industry.  (Plunkett’s Health Care Industry Almanac 2024,  It contains hundreds of pages of vital insights, including forecasts, market sizing, technologies analysis, trends analysis and statistical tables, as well as data on top global companies.

Key Findings:

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms within the Health Care Industry.  Gain vital insights that can help shape strategy for business development, product development and investments.

Key Features:

  • Business trends analysis
  • In-depth industry overview
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Spending, investment, and consumption discussions
  • In-depth industry statistics and metrics
  • Industry employment numbers

Additional Key Features Include:

Industry Glossary

Industry Contacts list, including Professional Societies and Industry Associations

Profiles of industry-leading companies

  • U.S. and Global Firms
  • Publicly held, Private and Subsidiaries
  • Executive Contacts
  • Revenues
  • For Public Companies: Detailed Financial Summaries

Pages: 676

Statistical Tables Provided: 22

Companies Profiled: 500

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $399.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich report covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the Health Care Industry.

Plunkett Research Provides Unique Analysis of the Following Major Trends and Technologies Affecting the Health Care Industry

  1. Introduction to the Health Care Industry
  2. The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Health Care Industry
  3. Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
  4. Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
  5. Medicare and Medicaid Spending Continue to Surge/More Baby Boomers Hit 65+ Years of Age
  6. U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage, But Costs Continue to Rise
  7. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Hospital Mergers Result from the Affordable Care Act/Many Hospital Chains Grow Dramatically in Market Share
  8. Concierge Care/Direct Primary Care Are on the Rise/New Twists on House Calls
  9. Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
  10. Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
  11. Health Sharing Ministries Attract Millions of Members
  12. Massive R&D Investment Required for Development and Approval of New Blockbuster Drugs/Drug Prices Soar
  13. Fast Track Drugs Come to Market in the U.S. with FDA Cooperation
  14. Generic Drugs Have Biggest Market Share By Unit Volume, but not by Total Revenues
  15. America Pays Higher Prices for Drugs Than Other Nations/U.S. Government Launches Drug Price Negotiation and Control Powers for Medicare
  16. Biotech and Orphan Drugs Create New Revenues for Drug Firms
  17. Revolutionary New Drugs (Ozempic, Wegovy) Treat Obesity, Diabetes and Addiction
  18. Quality of Care and Health Care Outcomes Data Are Available Online, Creating a New Level of Transparency
  19. Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
  20. Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier
  21. Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism and Clinical Trials Continue in China, India and Elsewhere
  22. Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers and Employer Sites Increase Health Care Options/Reduce Costs
  23. Health Care Industry Grows Rapidly in China, India and Mexico

The Outlook for Health Care Technology:

  1. Health Care Technology Introduction
  2. Electronic Health Records (EHR) Digitize Patient Records at an Accelerating Pace
  3. Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring Rely on Wireless
  4. Stem Cells and 3D Printing—A New Era of Regenerative Medicine Takes Shape
  5. Health Care Robotics
  6. Patients’ Genetic Profiles Plummet in Price as DNA Sequencing Technologies Advance
  7. Advances for Cancer Patients in Chemotherapy and Radiation, Including Proton Beams and IMRT
  8. Better Imaging, including MRI, PET and 320-Slice CT, Creates Advances in Detection
  9. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics

Plunkett Research Provides In-Depth Tables for the Following Health Care Industry Statistics

  1. U.S. Health Care Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Global Health Statistics, 2017-2022
  3. Employment in the Health Care Industry, U.S.: 2018-June 2023
  4. U.S. FDA New Drug (NDA) and Biologic (BLA) Approvals, 2022
  5. The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process
  6. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Health and Human Services, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2020-2022
  1. The Nation’s Health Dollar: 2023 Where It Came From (Projected)
  2. The Nation’s Health Dollar: 2023 Where It Went (Estimated)
  3. National Health Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2015-2031
  4. National Health Expenditures by Type of Expenditure with Affordable Care Act Impacts, U.S.: Selected Calendar Years, 2020-2031
  5. Hospital Care Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2016-2031
  6. Nursing Home Care Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2016-2031
  7. Home Health Care Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2016-2031
  8. Prescription Drug Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2016-2031
  1. Medicare & Medicaid
  2. Medicare Enrollment, 1975-2097
  3. Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment: Estimates, 2017-2023
  1. U.S. Health Insurance Coverage & The Uninsured
  2. Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 2007-2022
  3. Employers’ Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2019-2023
  1. U.S. Vital Statistics & Population Indicators
  2. Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults, by Age, Sex and Race/Ethnicity: U.S., 2018