USA

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Healthcare system

The healthcare system is a private one but the government is moving towards a system where everybody has health insurance provided by their employer or bought individually. The Affordable Care Act, al ...

Health insurance

For those too old, too poor or too ill to be employed or have their own private health insurance, they should be covered by one of the national/state-based schemes such as Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Washington DC
Population : 316 million
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Medical tourism

Within this section, you will find published information on medical tourism numbers, our estimate of inbound and outbound medical tourism, and IMTJ news and external news that provide estimates of med ...
 
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Healthcare system

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Health insurance

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Washington DC
Population : 316 million
Main languages spoken : English
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +1
Internet domain : .us
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 53960 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015
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World Bank 2015

Population profile

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OECD / WHO 2015
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OECD / WHO 2015
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UN 2015
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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

Physicians (total) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Physicians (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
General Medical Practitioners (total) : Login to view
OECD 2016
General Medical Practitioners (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Specialist Medical Practitioners (total) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Specialist Medical Practitioners (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Nurses (total) : Login to view
OECD
Nurses (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD
Dentists (total) : Login to view
WHO 2000
Dentists (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD

Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2012
Healthcare expenditure as % of GDP : Login to view
WHO 2015
Government expenditure on health as % of total government expenditure : Login to view
WHO 2015
Per capita government expenditure on health : Login to view
WHO 2015
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health : Login to view
WHO 2015

Healthcare provision

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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
No of hospital beds (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
CT scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
MRI scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
PET scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD 2016

Healthcare activity

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OECD
Coronary angioplasty (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD
Hip replacement (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD
Knee replacement (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD
Cataract surgery (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD
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OECD 2011
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OECD 2016

Health profile

Breast cancer: Female mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Prostate cancer: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Ischemic heart disease: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Ischemic heart disease: Female mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016
Prevalence of Obesity (BMI >30) : Login to view
OECD 2017

Cosmetic surgery

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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
Total cosmetic: Non-surgical procedures : Login to view
ISAPS 2016

Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2014
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Industry participants

Find hospitals and clinics, agents and facilitators, services and other organisations operating in the medical travel industry that are based in USA.

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Featured organisations

Stackpole & Associates

Consultancy in Newport

Established in 1991, Stackpole & Associates, Inc. is a USA-based consultancy that provides marketing, market research and organisational development advice to clients in the area of medical tourism, including governments, care providers, associations and facilitators. Their clients include healthcare, human services and senior living organisations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Integrative Cancer Centers of America

Clinic in San Diego

Based in California, USA, Integrative Cancer Centers of America (ICCA) offers effective, innovative medical treatments. Differing from ‘conventional’ therapies, the clinic provides premium integrative therapies

Capital Healthcare Planning

Consultancy in Houston

Founded in 1997, Capital Healthcare Planning in Houston, USA is a multi-service consulting firm specialising in healthcare planning. The company works across the healthcare continuum from major academic teaching hospitals to physicians’ practices to identify and prioritise the most cost-effective and strategically responsive solutions in areas such as market assessment, strategic facilities planning, feasibility studies, physician demand planning, financial analysis, market research and space programming.

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