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Understanding global healthcare by dr prem jagyasi


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Understanding global healthcare by dr prem jagyasi

  1. 1. Understanding Global Healthcare Dr Prem Jagyasi MD & CEO – ExHealth Chief Editor – HealthFirst Magazine
  2. 2. Healthcare Facts & Figures • Healthcare in UK is provided by NHS (National Health Services) • Only 10% population has private insurance • Key Issues: • Funding, Services, staff severity • Long waiting time Healthcare in UK Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  3. 3. Healthcare Facts & Figures • Canadians receive health care coverage through different plans. • Canadian health care is provided mostly by primary care physicians. • Among the serious issues in Canadian healthcare system are waiting for specialists, emergency room services and diagnostic tests such as MRIs. Healthcare in Canada Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  4. 4. • US Healthcare System is very Complex & Complicated. • The United States spends the most money on medical care of all advanced industrialized countries, but it performs more poorly than most on many measures of health care quality. • Although nearly US$ two trillion a year is spent on medical care, many people are receiving more care than they need, many are receiving less than they need, and many are receiving the wrong kind of care. Healthcare in US Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare. Healthcare Facts & Figures
  5. 5. Healthcare Facts & Figures • The U.S. is 33 percent worse than the best country on mortality from conditions amenable to health care - that is, deaths that could have been prevented with timely and effective care. Healthcare in US Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  6. 6. • According to one study, of the $2.1 trillion the U.S. spent on health care in 2006, nearly $650 billion was above what US would expect to spend based on the level of U.S. wealth versus other nations. Healthcare in US Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare. Healthcare Facts & Figures
  7. 7. Healthcare Facts & Figures• Japan has a system of universal health coverage, although individuals may receive coverage quite differently. It can be divided into two broad categories: National Health Insurance and Employees’ Health Insurance. Membership in either program is compulsory. • There is also a national health program for the people over 70, which is funded by contributions from the two main plans. • The Japanese social system as a whole is expected to struggle in the future, as its population of young working citizens will increasingly be outnumbered by elderly retirees. • In Japan, hospital stays are two to three times longer than in the West. Healthcare in Japan Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  8. 8. • GCC nationals get healthcare services at government hospital, and all expenses are covered including treatment abroad. • Expatriate are provided with basic to advance health coverage by employers. • Currently GCC spend $12 billion on healthcare expenses, which is estimated to increase to $60 billion by 2025. (Mckinsey) • Abu Dhabi is first Emirates in GCC to launch compulsory insurance policy, almost 1.5 million people are covered. • GCC healthcare industry struggle because of low spending, unavailability of advance treatment and lack of resources. Healthcare in GCC Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  9. 9. • Everyone with employee (salarie) status in France is covered by a national health insurance plan. • WHO ranks France healthcare system among world’s best healthcare systems. However, because of high level of reimbursement and coverage, French health care is among the most expensive in the world. • If spending continues with current rate, the health service may be 70 billion euros in debt by the end of 2020. Healthcare in France Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  10. 10. Healthcare Facts & Figures • Healthcare is funded by employers and employees. • 15% of net income to the insurance system. • The German health care system suffers from a lack of competition, insufficient or inappropriate care; shrinking revenue and an aging population.Healthcare in Germany
  11. 11. • South Africa's health system consists of a large public sector and a smaller but fast-growing private sector • Although the state contributes about 40% of all expenditure on health, the public health sector is under pressure to deliver services to about 80% of the population • The standard of health care delivered, varies from province to province. With less resources and more poor people, cash-strapped provinces like the Eastern Cape face greater health challenges than wealthier provinces like Gauteng and the Western Cape. Healthcare in South Africa Ref:NationalCoalitiononHealthCare.
  12. 12. Copyright / Disclaimer The presentation is for congress purpose and related to medical tourism / global healthcare industry only. The presentation is for information purpose only. No material within this presentation may be copied, in any form, for public, private, or commercial use without prior approval. Sourced information in this presentation may have copyright material of respected owner. Healthcare for Islamic Patient is for information only. The presenter holds no responsibility/liability. Do not upload on website. Visit for updated presentation and more articles.
  13. 13. Understanding Global Healthcare Dr Prem Jagyasi MD & CEO – ExHealth Chief Editor – HealthFirst Magazine