Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2010

Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2010

by Jack W. Plunkett

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$299.99

Overview

Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac is the only complete reference to the American Health Care Industry and its leading corporations. No other source provides this massive book's easy-to-understand comparisons of national health expenditures, emerging technologies, patient populations, hospitals, clinics, corporations, research, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care and many other areas of vital importance. Features dozens of statistical tables covering every aspect of the industry, including Medicare expenditures, hospital utilization, insured and uninsured populations, revenues and health care expenditures as a percent of GDP. In addition, a special area covers health status of the U.S. population. The corporate analysis section features in-depth profiles of the Health Care 500, the largest and most successful firms in health care, public and private, U.S. and international, from leading companies in pharmaceuticals to managed care companies. Details for each corporation include growth plans, subsidiaries and financial results, as well as executives by title, and valuable contact information such as phone and fax numbers, website addresses and headquarters addresses. Purchasers will find a form in the book enabling them to register for 1-year, 1-seat online access to tools at Plunkett Research Online, including the ability to view the market research/industry trends section and industry statistics. You have access, at no additional charge, to the very latest data posted to Plunkett Research Online. Online tools enable you to search and view selected companies, and then export selected company contact data, including executive names. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593921545
Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Pages: 732
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

A Short Health Care Industry Glossary xii

Introduction 1
How to Use This Book 3
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Health Care Industry 7
1) Introduction to the Health Care Industry 7
2) Continued Rise in Health Care Costs 10
3) Employers Push Health Care Costs onto Employees/On-Site Clinics Begin to Appear 11
4) Medicare and Medicaid Spending Continue to Surge/Baby Boomers Pass 65 Years of Age Soon 12
5) Medicare Changes Include Drug Benefits for Seniors/Medicare Advantage Offers Private Fee for

Service Plans 12
6) Vast Number of Uninsured and Underinsured Americans 13
7) Universal Health Care Attempted on the Local Level 13
8) Few New Blockbusters: Major Drug Patents Expire While Generic Sales Growth Continues 15
9) Biotech and Orphan Drugs Pick Up the Slack as Blockbuster Mainstream Drugs Age 16
10) Quality of Care and Health Care Outcomes Data Become Available Online 17
11) Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages 18
12) Transplants Are Big Business 19
13) Hospitals are Reengineering 19
14) Obesity Sparks Government Action 20
15) Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism and Clinical Trials Thrive in China, India and Elsewhere 22
16) Disease Management Programs Take Root 23
17) Clinics Open in Retail Store Settings 23
The Outlook for Health Care Technology: 24
18) Health Care Technology Introduction 24
19) Information Technology and Health Care 25
20) Stem Cells-Multiple Sources Stem from New Technologies 29
21) U.S. Government Reverses Ban on Funding for New Stem Cell Research 31
22) Stem Cells-Therapeutic Cloning TechniquesAdvance 32
23) Stem Cells-A New Era of Regenerative Medicine Takes Shape 33
24) Gene Therapies and Patients' Genetic Profiles Promise a Personalized Approach to Medicine 34
25) Breakthrough New Drug Delivery Systems Evolve 36
26) Advances in Cancer Research and Therapies 36
27) Proton Beams-The Ultimate Radiation Therapy 38
28) Better Imaging, including MRI, PET and 320-Slice CT, Creates Advances in Detection 39
29) Molecular Imaging will Lead to Early Detection and Early Cure of Cancerous Tumors 41
30) Advances in Laboratory Testing 42
31) Advances in Surgery 43
32) Other Treatment Technologies 45
33) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 48

Chapter 2: Health Care Industry Statistics 50

I. U.S. Health Care Industry Overview 51
U.S. Health Care Industry Overview 52
Top 10 Global Health Insurance Companies by Revenues: 2008 53
Employment in the Health Care Industry, U.S.: 2002-2008 54
Employment & Earnings in Health Care Practitioner & Technical Occupations, U.S.: May 2008 56
Employment & Earnings in Health Care Support Occupations, U.S.: May 2008 57
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Institutes of Health, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2007-2009 58

II. U.S. Health Care Expenditures & Costs 59
The Nation's Health Dollar, 2009: Where It Came From (Estimated) 60
The Nation's Health Dollar, 2009: Where It Went (Estimated) 61
National Health Expenditures & Selected Economic Indicators, Levels & Average Annual Percent
Change, U.S. Selected Years, 1990-2018 62
National Health Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change: Selected Calendar Years 1980-2018 63
National Health Expenditure Amounts by Type of Expenditure, U.S.: Selected Calendar Years, 1980-2018 64
Hospital Care Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change, U.S.: Selected Calendar Years 1980-2018 65
Hospital Care Expenditures, Percent Distribution & Per Capita Amount, U.S.: Selected Calendar Years 1980-2018 66
Nursing Home Care Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change, U.S.: Selected Calendar Years, 1980-2018 67
Nursing Home Care Expenditures, Percent Distribution & Per Capita Amount: Selected Calendar Years 1980-2018 68
Prescription Drug Expenditures, U.S.: 1965-2018 69
U.S. Prescription Drug Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change: Selected Calendar Years 1990-2018 71
U.S. Prescription Drug Expenditures, Percent Distribution & Per Capita Amount: Selected Calendar Years, 1980-2018 72
Index Levels of Medical Prices, U.S.: 2003-2008 73

III. Medicare & Medicaid 74

Projected Federal Spending on Medicare & Medicaid: 2005-2014 75
U.S. Medicare Enrollment Estimates, Selected Years 2007-2080 76
Medicare Aged & Disabled Enrollees: 1980-2008 77
Medicare Enrollment by Type of Coverage, 1980-2008 78
U.S. Medicare Enrollment Trends, Part A Hospital Insurance (HI): July 1970-2008 79
U.S. Medicare Enrollment Trends, Part B Supplemental Medical Insurance (SMI): 1970-2008 80
Medicare Beneficiaries with Prescription Drug Coverage, Summary Report: September 2009 81

IV. U.S. Health Insurance Coverage & the Uninsured 82
Percent of Persons of All Ages without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1997-2008 83
Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1998-2008 84
People without Health Insurance for the Entire Year, U.S.: 2007-2008 85
Percent of Persons under Age 65 Years without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group & Sex:
U.S.: 2008 86
Percent of Persons under Age 65 with Public Health Plan Coverage & Private Health Insurance
Coverage by Age Group, U.S.: 1997-2008 87
Percent of Persons of All Ages without Health Insurance Coverage, by Race/Ethnicity, U.S.: 2008 88
Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected
Years 2004-2008 89
V. U.S. Vital Statistics & Population Indicators 90
Projected U.S. Population Distribution by Age Group: 2000-2050 91
Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S. 92
Current Cigarette Smoking by Persons 18 Years of Age & Over According to Sex & Race, U.S.:
Selected Years, 1965-2007 93
Overweight & Obesity Among Persons 20 Years of Age & Over, According to Sex, Race & Hispanic
Origin: Selected Years, 1960-2004 94
Chapter 3: Important Health Care Industry Contacts 95
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE HEALTH CARE 500:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 135
Industry List, With Codes 136
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups 138
Alphabetical Index 151
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State 154
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 158
Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 159
Index by Firms with International Operations 167
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE HEALTH CARE 500 169
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 671
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 673

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