Total healthcare expenditure in Asia-Pacific (APAC) stood at about $ trillion in 2014 and is expected to grow at about % over next years. About % of the total health expenditure was incurred by the public sector in the region.
International investors are investing in healthcare delivery in APAC, specially in India and China, as they are seeking a higher return on investment. Private equity has played a significant role in the expansion of private healthcare in APAC. For instance, the number of PE-fund led investments in the healthcare sector in the year 2014 grew at more than % compared to the previous year to reach deals.
Growth in the private hospital industry is primarily driven by the increasing disease burden and ageing population.
Key growth restraints in the private hospital industry are shortage of qualified medical personnel, lack of private medical insurance, and uneven distribution of healthcare facilities across geographies.
Most investment and consolidation projects in the private hospital industry are by real estate investment trusts and private equity firms and some by pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
Innovative business models, increased operational efficiency and economies of scale have contributed to the spectacular financial performance of private hospital chains, which grew at a healthy double digit growth rate in 2013.
About this report
This research service provides an analysis of the hospital market in the APAC region. It provides a detailed analysis of the current trends, market size, revenue forecast, and drivers and restraints. Market participants and key opinion leaders in APAC hospitals were interviewed to obtain their perceptions of trends and opportunities in the hospital industry. The regional scope of this research service includes China, India, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. Increased investment activity and market potential has led to higher valuations for hospitals and other healthcare providers. Profit margins in hospital across Asia are attractive, particularly compared with those in developed markets.
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