Healthcare Spending Poised for Global Surge
In 2010, a number of record-setting PPPs formed across three continents to finance hospital infrastructure, including a new 700-bed Karolinska Solna University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, the largest hospital PPP in the world. Other deals were made in Canada, Mexico, Africa and Spain.
While the deals are dominated by infrastructure projects, they are also expanding the market for private capital and expertise in health services. As the scope of the partnership projects in healthcare grows, so does the size of the potential market for private companies, PwC said.
PwC estimates that:
John Commins is a senior editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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