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

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Events

World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

02 October, 2017 to 04 October, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens

The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress Event will take place in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida from 2-4 October 2017.

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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 : 53,090.9 US $
WHO 2013

Tourism data

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World Bank 2012
International outbound tourists : Login to view
World Bank 2012

Population profile

Life expectancy (male) : Login to view
WHO 2012
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WHO 2012
Population over 65 : Login to view
OECD 2013
Population over 80 : Login to view
OECD 2013

Healthcare workforce

Physicians (total) : Login to view
WHO 2011
Physicians (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2011
General Medical Practitioners (total) : Login to view
OECD 2011
General Medical Practitioners (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2011
Specialist Medical Practitioners (total) : Login to view
OECD 2011
Specialist Medical Practitioners (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2011
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 2012
Government expenditure on health as % of total government expenditure : Login to view
WHO 2012
Per capita government expenditure on health : Login to view
WHO 2012
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health : Login to view
WHO 2012

Healthcare provision

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OECD 2010
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OECD 2010
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OECD 2010
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OECD 2010
No of hospital beds (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
WHO 2010
CT scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
WHO 2013
MRI scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD 2013
PET scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD 2013

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
Hospitals - Average length of stay : Login to view
OECD 2011
Hospitals - Occupancy : Login to view
OECD 2011

Health profile

Breast cancer: Female mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2010
Prostate cancer: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD 2010
Ischemic heart disease: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
WHO 2012
Ischemic heart disease: Female mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
WHO 2012
Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2010
Prevalence of Obesity (BMI >30) : Login to view
WHO 2008

Cosmetic surgery

Number of plastic surgeons : Login to view
ISAPS 2013
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ISAPS 2013
Total cosmetic: Surgical procedures : Login to view
ISAPS 2013
Breast procedures : Login to view
ISAPS 2013
Face and head procedures : Login to view
ISAPS 2013
Total cosmetic: Non-surgical procedures : Login to view
ISAPS 2013

Obesity surgery

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

Medical tourism

Within this section, you will find information on medical tourism numbers, our estimate of inbound and outbound medical tourists (where they can be reliably ascertained) and news that provides estimates of medical tourism activity in USA. Sign up for an IMTJ Country Subscription for access, or login if you're already a subscriber.

Events

World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

02 October, 2017 to 04 October, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens

The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress Event will take place in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida from 2-4 October 2017.

 
 

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Industry participants

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Featured organisations

Medpoint Health Partners

Consultancy in Baltimore

Based in Houston, Texas, Medpoint Health Partners is a global healthcare management and advisory services company. Bringing together the unique experience of their executive team with the expertise of top American academic medical centres, they provide a range of client-focused services for both national and international clients designed to help them meet the challenges and complexities of delivering superior healthcare in a globalised market.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Clinic in New York

The world’s oldest and largest private cancer centre, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, is regarded globally as a leader in patient care, innovative research and educational programmes.

Oliver Wyman

Consultancy in New York

Oliver Wyman is a leading management consultancy firm with offices in over 50 cities across 26 countries worldwide. Covering a wide range of industries including Health & Life Sciences, the company combines in-depth industry knowledge with specialised expertise in strategy, operations, risk management and organisation transformation.

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