Brazil Healthcare Market Report 2017 

Brazil Healthcare Market Report 2017 

  • February 2017 •
  • 112 pages •
  • Report ID: 4773235 •
  • Format: PDF
Brazil has one of the largest universal healthcare systems in the world. It is estimated that the public healthcare spending will outpace the tax funds for healthcare in Brazil. Due to poor state of the public healthcare system in the country the use of private healthcare is growing rapidly. It is predicted that the total healthcare expenditure will rise at a greater pace than the GDP mainly due to ageing population.

Brazil had the ninth highest GDP in the world worth about $1.8 trillion accounting for 2.4% in 73 trillion global GDP. Brazil is the fifth most populated country in the world with a population 208 million that accounts for 2.8% of the global population in 2015. About 8% of Brazil’s population were senior citizens (above 65 years old) and the average life expectancy rate was 74 years. Brazil is one of the few countries to have a universal and free public healthcare system. Its national health system, Sistema Unico de Saude or the Unified Health System doesn’t charge any additional amounts to citizens covered by this plan. The Agência Nacional de Saúde Suplementar (ANS) is a national regulatory agency linked to the Brazil’s Ministry of Health. It is responsible for the country’s private health plans sector.

The top trend observed in the healthcare market in 2016 was digitalization of medical records. Digitalization of information related to patients including their medical history, diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images, and laboratory and test results is being made possible with Electronic Health Records (EHRs). EHRs increase patient participation, and improve diagnostic and treatment outcomes.
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