Plunkett’s Industry Almanacs in Printed and eBook Formats
Health Care Almanac 2019 Edition
Publication Date: September 2018
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Publication Date: September 2018
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- Plunkett Research analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics. In addition, this publication profiles the top 500 companies in the Health Care Industry.
- Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-509-7 (Available Now)
- E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-832-6 (Available Now)
- Online Subscription
Key Features Include:
- Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
- Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
- Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
- In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
- Industry Glossary
- Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Statistical Tables Provided: 28
Companies Profiled: 499
Geographic Focus: Global
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 book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the health care business including:
Major Trends and Technologies Affecting the Health Care Industry
- Introduction to the Health Care Industry
- Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
- Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
- Medicare and Medicaid Spending Continue to Surge/More Baby Boomers Hit 65+ Years of Age
- U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage, But Costs Continue to Rise
- Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Hospital Mergers Result from the Affordable Care Act/Many Hospital Chains Grow Dramatically in Market Share
- Concierge Care/Direct Primary Care Are on the Rise/New Twists on House Calls
- Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
- Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
- New Blockbuster Drugs Come to Market/Drug Prices Soar
- Generic Drugs Have Biggest Market Share By Unit Volume, but not by Total Revenues
- Coupons and Other Marketing Schemes Obscure the Retail Prices of Drugs in the U.S., Which Are Vastly Higher than Prices Paid in Other Nations
- Biotech and Orphan Drugs Create New Revenues for Drug Firms
- Quality of Care and Health Care Outcomes Data Are Available Online, Creating a New Level of Transparency
- Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
- Obesity Sparks Government, School and Corporate Initiatives/Snack Foods Get Healthier/Taxes
on Unhealthy Foods
- Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism and Clinical Trials Continue in China, India and Elsewhere
- Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers and Employer Sites Increase Health Care Options/Reduce Costs
- Health Care Industry Grows Rapidly in China, India and Mexico
The Outlook for Health Care Technology:
- Health Care Technology Introduction
- RFID Helps Manage Hospital and Pharmacy Inventories
- Electronic Health Records (EHR) Digitize Patient Records at an Accelerating Pace
- Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring Rely on Wireless
- Stem Cells—Multiple Sources Stem from New Technologies
- Government Support for Stem Cell Research Evolves
- Stem Cells—Therapeutic Cloning Techniques Advance
- Stem Cells and 3D Printing—A New Era of Regenerative Medicine Takes Shape
- Health Care Robotics
- Patients’ Genetic Profiles Plummet in Price as DNA Sequencing Technologies Advance
- Advances for Cancer Patients in Chemotherapy and Radiation, Including Proton Beams and IMRT
- Better Imaging, including MRI, PET and 320-Slice CT, Creates Advances in Detection
- Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care
- Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics
Health Care Industry Statistics
- U.S. Health Care Industry Overview
U.S. Health Care Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Global Health Statistics, 2012-2018
Affordable Care Act Overview
Domestic & Foreign Pharmaceutical Sales, PhRMA Member Companies: 1980-2016
Employment in the Health Care Industry, U.S.: 2013-July 2018
Employment & Earnings in Health Care Practitioner & Technical Occupations, U.S.: May 2017
Employment & Earnings in Health Care Support Occupations, U.S.: May 2017
The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process
U.S. FDA New Drug (NDA) and Biologic (BLA) Approvals, 2017
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Health and Human Services,, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
- The Nation's Health Dollar: 2018 Where It Came From (Estimated)
The Nation's Health Dollar: 2018 Where It Went (Estimated)
National Health Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2010-2026
National Health Expenditures by Type of Expenditure with Affordable Care Act Impacts, U.S.: Selected Calendar Years, 2010-2026
Hospital Care Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2010-2026
Nursing Home Care Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2010-2026
Home Health Care Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2010-2026
Prescription Drug Expenditures, U.S.: 1996-2026
Prescription Drug Expenditures & Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2010-2026
- Medicare & Medicaid
Medicare Enrollment, 1975-2092
Medicare Cost & Non-Interest Income by Source as a Percent of GDP, 1970-2092
Medicare Beneficiaries with Prescription Drug Coverage, Summary Report: August 2018
Medicaid Enrollment & Expenditures for Medical Assistance Payments & Administration: Selected Years, 1966-2025
Medicaid Enrollment and Expenditures, by Enrollment Group: Fiscal Year 2015
- U.S. Health Insurance Coverage & The Uninsured
Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2017
Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.:
Selected Years, 2014-2018
- U.S. Vital Statistics & Population Indicators
Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults, by Age, Sex and Race/Ethnicity: U.S., 2017
Companies Mentioned Include:
- Premier Inc
- 3M Company
- ArthroCare Corporation
- Agfa-Gevaert NV
- Abbott Laboratories
- Abiomed Inc
- Accredo Health Group Inc
- Metropolitan Health Networks Inc
- Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc
- Aetna Inc
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