Welcome to Hospital Build & Infrastructure Middle East 2014 (HBI ME), the region's largest event for investing in the future of healthcare infrastructure. Next year's event will take place from 2-4 June 2014 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
As the overall investment in the region's healthcare infrastructure continues to rise, HBI ME mirrors this increasing investment, making it the perfect platform for companies trying to win tenders, drive sales and increase market share in infrastructure construction, fit-out and management.
The visitors to HBI ME include key decision makers, policy makers and investors in healthcare projects, representing the real power behind this booming industry.
As a company interested in the healthcare construction, architecture, facilities management, security and information technology markets, there are exciting opportunities for you to showcase your company's products or solutions by getting involved as an exhibitor or a sponsor.
If you would like to reserve your stand now, please click here.
Running alongside the exhibition, next year's HBI ME programme will also feature 10 conferences. Please note, the conferences programmes are currently in production and research. If you have any feedback or topics you would like to see covered at HBI ME 2014, please email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 4th Annual Healthcare Management
- Leaders in Healthcare
- 3rd Annual Architects' Congress
- 2nd Annual Hospitals of the Future
- Excellence in Facilities Management
- How to: Start your Own Clinic
- Quality Standards in Medical Laboratory Managment
- Subcontractor Management Masterclass
- Hospital Design and Infrastructure 2014
- Designing and Upgrading Emergency Facilities
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GCC healthcare industry facts and figures
- The UAE healthcare market has expanded by almost 100% in this year alone, and is on a path to becoming a Dhs44 billion industry by 2015.
- The GCC's total healthcare expenditure is forecast to triple by 2018
- Healthcare spend in the region in 2011 was estimated to be $46.12bn and this is expected to reach $133.19bn in 2018
- Healthcare spending in the GCC is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3 percent from 2010 to 2018
- The surge in medical tourism in this region and the escalating disease burden will create a need for 90,690 hospital beds by 2018
- The GCC has 1.05 physicians per 1,000 population and 2.21 nurses per 1,000, which is below the world average of 1.4 physicians and 2.8 nurses in 2010
- The study said that healthcare public-private partnerships (PPPs) have already proven to save governments as much as 25% of healthcare costs
- The UAE and Saudi Arabia were the two forerunners in healthcare PPP deals in GCC region
- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates the region's per capita GDP to grow at 5.4% over 2010-15. This is expected to drive the healthcare spending in the region over the period
- Health insurance coverage is likely to expand over the next few years as the GCC governments mandate health insurance, giving a further boost to the healthcare sector in the region
- Alpen Capital predicts the GCC healthcare market is projected to grow at an annual rate of 11% to $43.9bn by 2015 from an estimated $25.6bn in 2010
- Outpatient and inpatient markets are expected to account for 82% and 18%, respectively, of the overall market size. Saudi Arabia is projected to be the fastest growing market along with the UAE
- The demand for number of hospital beds is expected to be 93,992 in 2015, an addition of 8,669 beds from 2010
- The Dubai Healthcare authority recently announcing a number of plans including the AED$3bn ($816m) revamp of Rashid Hospital, construction of three new hospitals, concept of two five-star hotels and a market to serve people accompanying patients
|Hospital Build & Infrastructure Magazine Issue 3
View the third issue of the Middle East's number one magazine for the hospital build and infrastructure industry. The magazine features:
- Sustainable Design
- ow energy healthcare design in the GCC
- Big Data – Big Data to Fast Data: Make the most of more information
- In Focus – What are the secrets to good leadership in a healthcare environment?
Click here to view the magazine