Keeping in step with the ever expanding global economy, health care providers and pharmaceutical companies are establishing themselves in foreign health markets at an unprecedented rate. The question is, How can these organizations prepare themselves for the challenges and opportunities they will find in today's worldwide health care marketplace? Written by an international panel of highly acclaimed health care experts, Global Health Care Markets is a comprehensive guide to the current state of health care delivery systems worldwide. This much-needed resource profiles the world's most significant regions and markets, analyzes the important trends in international medicine and technology, and provides helpful projections of the opportunities for providers, vendors, agencies, and governments.
WALTER WIENERS is principal of Walter W. Wieners & Associates, a health care management consulting practice focused on Internet technology. Wieners has consulted abroad extensively and held senior-level positions with two of the major health care information technology consulting firms: First Consulting Group and Superior Consultant Company. He is a frequent speaker on health information technology and global health care markets.