Telehealth Market to Reach Growth of 14.9% by 2026

 

  • Acumen Research and Consulting

LOS ANGELES — The Telehealth Market is poised to garner growth at a CAGR of 14.9% over the forecast period 2019 to 2026. The global telehealth market is expected to attain the valuation of around US$ 53.1 billion by 2026, according to a recently published report from Acumen Research and Consulting: "Telehealth Market Size, Share, Growth Opportunities, Trends, Sales and Forecast, 2019 - 2026".

Global Telehealth Market Growth

Factors attributed to the growth of the global telehealth market are increasing number of patient suffering from chronic diseases, increase in number of geriatric population and inclination towards home healthcare. Rapid urbanization in developing countries, high penetration of mobile phones and introduction of various apps based services are some other factors expected to support the growth of the target market. Technological advancement in healthcare products & services and introduction of advanced products has fueled the growth of global market. However, lack of regulatory scenario and favorable policies in developing countries is expected to limit the adoption of these services thus hampering growth of global telehealth market.

North America held the largest share of the global telehealth market in 2018 and is anticipated to hold its share during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the high adoption of advanced technology, supportive government initiatives to enhance the usage of technology in the healthcare field, and easy access to refined medical services. The availability of a large number of service providers is another key reason to propel the market growth. However, Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period due to increasing adoption of IT services in healthcare as a result of government initiatives. Furthermore, increasing healthcare expenditure and the development of well-equipped hospitals & clinics are some of the other factors to propel the market growth.

Teleheath Products and Services

Based on the component, the market has been divided into products and services. In 2018, the services segment accounted for the largest share of the market and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. Technological advancement and growing penetration in remote areas as well are the key factors for the dominance of telehealth services across the world. The introduction of various products by major market players in recent years is expected to observe a significant growth in the market.

Teleheath Market Segmentation

Based on the application, the telehealth market has been segmented into telemedicine, continuous medical education, patient monitoring, and others. Telemedicine accounted for the largest share of the market in 2018 and is anticipated to hold its share during the forecast period. Patient monitoring is expected to observe the significant growth during the forecast period due to increasing awareness about telehealth services to monitor the patient's health and rising geriatric population.

Based on the end-user, the market has been segmented into healthcare facilities, patients, and payers. In 2018, healthcare facilities accounted for the largest share of the market. This can be attributed to the presence of well-equipped hospital and the high adoption of technology in hospitals settings across the world.

Major players operating in the telehealth market in 2018 are Teladoc Health, Doctor On Demand, American Well, GlobalMed, InTouch Technologies, Dictum Health, Encounter Telehealth, MDLIVE, SnapMD and HelloMD. The maximum share accounted by the Teledoc Health, Doctor On Demand, and American Well in 2018. This can be attributed to its huge number of online consultations and a large number of the client base.

Acumen Research and Consulting (ARC) is a global provider of market intelligence and consulting services to information technology, telecommunication, and consumer technology markets. 

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