Brazil Telemedicine Market Anticipating Double-Digit Growth

Telemedicine market in Brazil is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 26.5% during 2012-2015, says RNCOS in its research report.


Noida, UP -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/16/2014 -- Brazil tele-health or telemedicine initiative started in 2006 and operates two significant national projects: The Telemedicine University Network, RUTE and National Telehealth Primary Care Program. Around 48 University and Teaching Hospitals operate their Telemedicine Nuclei and also a network of more than 200 institutions and their specialists participating in 40 Special Interest Groups. In addition, a web application, the HealthNet Telediagnosis service has been developed to allow health practitioners who live in rural Brazil to interact with medical specialists in city hospitals. Considering the above factors, the telemedicine market in the country is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 26.5% during 2012-2015.

Further, according to our report, “Brazil Healthcare - New Opportunities for Growth”, the healthcare expenditure in the country has been rising continuously with better standards of living. The main factors behind the high healthcare expenditure include the prevalence of various diseases in the country. Almost one-fourth of the population is suffering from hypertension. Other major prevalent diseases covered in the report include cancer, tuberculosis, obesity and diabetes.

As per our findings, the future outlook of Brazil healthcare IT-industry is quite optimistic as hospitals in the country are investing huge amounts of money in information technology. In addition, world’s leading healthcare IT companies are looking towards Brazil as an ideal destination for their business expansion. For instance, Agfa HealthCare has acquired Brazil’s healthcare IT-company and also into partnership with hospitals to provide IT solutions in the country.

The report “Brazil Healthcare - New Opportunities for Growth”, covers all the necessary aspects of the Brazilian healthcare market, providing an in-depth research and prudent analysis of the key segments. Various segments covered in the report include: Hospital Services Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Devices Industry, Healthcare IT-industry and other emerging market segments. The report presents an insight into the current industry trends; key market drivers, and the government initiatives to enable clients understand the market structure and it’s prospective during the forecast period. It also covers detailed information about the active market players in hospital services, pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare IT sector.

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