The global e-health market is expected to register a CAGR of 14.7% during the forecast period of 2018-2023. e-Health market growth is attributed to the transition of the healthcare industry into the digital healthcare system for patient’s management and analysis of health. With developed healthcare structure and high-speed internet facility, North America is expected to dominate this market.
Growth in IoT and Technological Advancements
In developed markets, Internet of Things (IoT) for healthcare has been one of the major factors driving e-health market. In addition, the internet applications in healthcare have also increased by multiple times in past one decade. e-Health record, remote patient monitoring, and point of care diagnosis, with the help of devices interlinked between patient and doctor, are some major IoT-powered e-health solutions that have developed in the past few years. The adoption rate of incorporating IoT in healthcare is also increasing at a high pace in developed countries such as the United States, Canada, and Germany. Therefore, IoT and technology play a vital role in the growth of this market.
Other factors such as rising preference towards mobile technology and internet and rising demand for population health management drive the e-health market.
Concerns Related to Data Security
The healthcare data is highly sensitive, and any breach can cost millions to companies. According to the Ponemon Institute study, the average cost to respond to and remediate a data breach is approximately USD 3.8 million, making data security concerns to be the major factor impeding the growth of this market.
Other factors such as lack of reimbursement policies and lack of proper infrastructure for e-health in the emerging markets also hamper the growth of this market.
North America to Dominate the Market
North America is expected to dominate this market in the forecast period due to favorable government policies, well-established healthcare infrastructure, and rising number of initiatives from the American Health Information Community (AHIC). Moreover, as per the statistics by American Telemedicine Association (ATA), the number of mobile health applications downloaded each year rose by multiple folds in this region. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow at the high rate over the forecast period due to increasing adoption of internet facilities in healthcare and rising widespread coverage of high-speed internet, along with a diversified huge patient pool.
Key Developments in the Market
- February 2018: Orange Business Services acquired Enovacom, one of the leading players in e-health, through its Orange Healthcare health subsidiary.
- January 2018: MYDAWA, e-health platform-based service company recorded more than 30,000 consumers in Kenya, improving healthcare supplies as consumers conveniently purchase authentic medicines and wellness products.
Major players: Athenahealth, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, Cerner Corporation, CompuMed, Inc., GE Healthcare, IBM, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., McKinsey & Company, Proteus Digital Health, and Telecare Corporation, among others.
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1.1 Market Definition
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Key Inferences
5. Market Overview
5.1 Current Market Scenario
5.2 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
5.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
5.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
5.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)
6.1.1 Growth in IoT and Technological Innovations
6.1.2 Rising Preference Towards Mobile Technology and Internet
6.1.3 Rising Demand for Population Health Management
6.2.1 Concerns over Data Security
6.2.2 Lack of Reimbursement Policies in the Emerging Markets
6.2.3 Lack of Proper Infrastructure for e-Health in Emerging Markets
6.4 Key Challenges
7. Market Segmentation
7.1 By Type of e-Health
7.1.1 Electronic Health Records
7.1.2 Health Information System
7.1.4 Clinical Decision Support Systems
7.2 By Type of Services
7.2.1 Monitoring Services
22.214.171.124 Vital Sign Monitoring
126.96.36.199 Special Monitoring
188.8.131.52 Adherence Monitoring
7.2.2 Diagnosis Services
7.3 By End User
7.3.2 Insurance Companies
7.3.3 Healthcare Consumers
7.4 By Geography
7.4.1 North America
184.108.40.206 United States
220.127.116.11 United Kingdom
18.104.22.168 Rest of Europe
22.214.171.124 South Korea
126.96.36.199 Rest of Asia-Pacific
7.4.4 Middle East & Africa
188.8.131.52 South Africa
184.108.40.206 Rest of the Middle East & Africa
7.4.5 South America
220.127.116.11 Rest of South America
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisition Analysis
8.2 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships
8.3 New Products Launches
9. Key Players
9.1 Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
9.2 Athenahealth, Inc.
9.3 Boston Scientific Corporation
9.4 Cerner Corporation
9.5 CompuMed, Inc.
9.6 GE Healthcare
9.8 McKinsey & Company
9.9 Proteus Digital Health
9.10 Telecare Corporation
*List not Exhaustive
10. Future of the Market