Companies eye opportunities in French private sector
This article was originally published in Clinica
There are significant opportunities for medical device suppliers to the French private hospital sector since it has become "highly competitive" over the last five years. Hospitals have to invest in sophisticated equipment to satisfy patients' needs, writes MSI Marketing Research for Industry. "Quality of treatment is essential to the patients, whereas price is not very important since the cost of treatments is reimbursed through the social security scheme," it reports in The Future of Private Hospitals in France to 2004.