MI120 The Healthcare Industry



Learning Objectives


After you have studied this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe importance of the global healthcare market.
  • Understand the relationship between the hospital industry and the global healthcare industry.
  • Describe medical practices from private via public through to charity.
  • Recognize different healthcare systems when it comes to insurance.
  • Reflect on the pharma industry as an important sector of the global health industry.




  1. The global healthcare market
  2. Hospitals
  3. Medical practices
  4. Health insurance
  5. The Pharmaceutical industry
  6. The future of the healthcare industry