Japanese population forecast - The fast-paced aging trend will continue
Japanese social security cost trend - The aging society keeps pushing up healthcare cost pressure
Japanese mortality ratio by disease in 2012 - About 60% come from lifestyle chronic diseases
Effect of the aging society on the medical device industry in Japan
- The economical solutions for chronic disease care are strongly expected in Japan to overcome the continuous healthcare cost pressure.
- As the major initiatives, Japanese government has been expanding and supporting “Homecare” and “Telemedicine” while tightening up acute care at hospital institutions to lead more cost efficient treatment.
- To improve both of patients and physicians experience in Homecare and Telemedicine, Japanese physicians and medical device companies have become keener to the relevant innovative technologies (such as monitoring and sensoring technologies).
- There should be business opportunities in Japan for Israel medical device companies which develop such technologies.
Breakdown of hospital beds in Japan
Japanese government aims for 2025 at increasing Homecare while tightening up the overall beds to lead more cost efficient treatment.
Example of Telemedicine ("telemonitoring")
Telemedicine practices has been increasingly taken placed in Japan with the relevant medical technologies.
For more information please contact CDI Medical – Representing Israeli Medical companies in Japan: