Global expenditures on healthcare are approaching seven trillion US dollars a year, or roughly 10 per cent of the world’s gross domestic product. More than 70 per cent of these expenditures occur in North America and Europe alone. Not surprisingly, opportunities are immense and growing in the health and life sciences industry, for businesses that include: pharmaceutical and device manufacturers; research and development organisations; information technology companies; providers; clinicians; insurers and entrepreneurs of every stripe.
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