U.S. Weight Loss Industry Outlook Strong for 2018 and Beyond

There are very few negatives in this year’s outlook for the U.S. weight loss market. The largest competitors are back in high-growth mode, unemployment is down, obesity rates are still high, and more DIY dieters seem to be joining structured programs.

The industry appears to be hitting on all cylinders, propelled by a strong overall economy and continued high demand for weight loss programs by a largely overweight population.

Topics: Healthcare Food & Beverage Industry Insights

Dispelling the Top Myths About Medical Weight Loss Programs

Many healthcare professionals today (such as doctors, nurses, and dieticians) still think that it’s too much of a hassle to operate a medical weight loss program, and that there’s no profit in it. This thinking is simply not accurate, and this article will present some facts to dispel the most common myths.

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

The Telemedicine Technology Market Will More Than Double by 2022

A new report from The Business Research Company, shows that the global market for telemedicine technology, currently worth $31.8 billion, will reach $77.2 billion by 2022. Expansion at that rate provides great opportunities for companies and investors in the telemedicine market.

Topics: Healthcare Medical Devices Industry Insights

Veterinary Industry Outlook: Top Global Trends and Statistics

Growth in the pet population, increasing penetration of pet insurance, pet humanization within the growing global urban population and increased awareness of animal welfare needs due to social media are helping the veterinary industry to maintain growth at 6.2% a year, according to a new market research report.

Topics: Diagnostics Pets Industry Insights Healthcare

Health Coaching Gains Favor Among Consumers, Insurers, & Employers

Health coaching has emerged as a $6 billion service market, with a strong growth outlook. There are an estimated 109,000 health coaches and health educators that advise and motivate clients to change bad lifestyle habits and to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes.

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

How Physicians and Nurses Can Launch a Successful Medical Weight Loss Program

Obesity levels in American are a significant concern, as 70% of adults are overweight or obese, with no improvement in sight. Medical conditions such as diabetes, pre-diabetes, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea are directly related to this obesity.

Topics: Food & Beverage Healthcare

Autism Treatment Programs Are Growing: A $1.8 Billion Market in the U.S.

Although we still do not know the specific causes of autism, we do know one thing. The rate is increasing, and the market for treatment is growing.

Based on new government data, 1 in 45 children in the United States, aged 3-17, have autism. This is up from only 1 in 150 children back in 2000.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Education

What’s Driving the Global Surgical Robotics Market

According to a new market research report by BIS Research, the global surgical robotics market is expected to reach a value of $12.6 billion by the year 2025, owing to factors such as:

Topics: Medical Devices Healthcare Industry Insights

5 Key Factors to Know About the Precision Medicine Market

According to a new market research report by BIS Research titled Global Precision Medicine Market – Analysis and Forecast (2017-2026), the global precision medicine market is expected to reach a value of $141.7 billion by the year 2026, wherein the oncology market segment is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.4% from 2017 to 2026.

Topics: Biotechnology Healthcare Industry Insights

Global Orphan Drug Market to Reach $120 Billion by 2018

Orphan disease, by definition, is “any disease that affects a small percentage of the general population.” These diseases are often life-threatening, chronic, progressive, degenerative, and disabling, while most of them are linked to a genetic disorder and remain undiagnosed.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Industry Insights Healthcare