As per our report, the global eHealth market size was valued at USD 14777.06 Million in 2021 and is predicted to grow to USD 29464.38 Million by 2026. This market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 14.80% during the forecast period.
eHealth industry is undoubtedly is a rapidly growing industry. eHealth uses digital technology and telecommunication like computers, mobile devices, and the internet for health development and healthcare facilities. eHealth is frequently used alongside traditional “non-digital” appeal to the delivery information directed to the patient and the health care customer. Increasing health care spending and technological advancement increases the improvement of tracking methods. Now a day, the users of the internet in healthcare have overgrown. With the capability of the internet, healthcare professionals can promote quality treatment procedures online.
eHealth is a cost-effective healthcare center in developed as well as developing countries. The world health organization is promoting eHealth and making a plan to expand digital health services in the healthcare sector.
COVID-19 impact on the global eHealth market:
The COVID-19 outbreak has severely impacted various industries, which resulted in the economic slowdown and the decreased functionalities of these markets. Thus, different pharma companies are now focusing on digital initiatives towards the doctor and consumers to sustain growth during this pandemic. Besides, awareness among the consumers regarding the consultation apps, pharmacy app, fitness wearables, and other health sensors are easing them to make their own health choices today. These factors support the growth of the eHealth market, even when there is a severe slump in the health industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Growing support, initiatives, and promotions of various governments to go for eHealth solutions, rising healthcare spending, and increasing demand for patient-centric healthcare delivery are primarily driving the global eHealth market.
Growing knowledge among the hospitals and clinics regarding the benefits of e-health solutions and services is another significant growth driver. In addition, increasing chronic diseases and technological advancements are further pushing the global eHealth market growth. Rising usage of IoT and big data are also favoring the industry.
Additionally, growing healthcare IT innovation and the supporting regulations have facilitated the adoption of various healthcare technologies such as electronic healthcare records (EHR), remote monitoring, and wearable. Everything will be registered with the internet's help from the step of patient entry to discharge, which is estimated to surge the demand for the eHealth industry. Increasing focus on infrastructure development and key players making notable efforts to offer convenience for healthcare providers are predicted to generate promising growth opportunities for the market in the coming years.
Furthermore, factors like advanced technologies available for the patient quickly boost the eHealth market growth. In addition, the standard increase of chronic diseases and the steps taken by the government in supporting the usage of e-health services is also adding a boost to the market to set new growth heights.
The deficiency of supporting infrastructure in emerging countries with expensive health IT tools is anticipated to hamper the growth of the eHealth market. Ensuring information security and protection was the biggest challenge that was highlighted. Healthcare professionals and a patient-centric imperative got to be in the middle of all digital innovation. Problems in the eHealth sector are limited availability of medical professionals, low medical insurance, and affordability of healthcare services, further inhibiting the eHealth industry. Infrastructure gaps remain too substantial, compliance concerns, regulatory issues, cultural and social biases, financial issues, and lack of quality mentorship are other factors obstructing the market growth.
Additionally, factors related to the privacy and data security of patient issues, lack of reimbursement policies in developing countries, lack of awareness of available services among the patients and consumers are some of the biggest obstacles to the eHealth industry.
Market Size Available
2021 to 2026
2021 to 2026
By Type, Services, End User, and Region
Various Analyses Covered
Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Challenges, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
This research report on the global eHealth market has been segmented based on the Type, services, end-user, and region
eHealth Market - By Type:
Based on Type, Electronic health records (HER) account for a significant share in the global eHealth market and is the most dominating segment of the eHealth Market, owing to the recent transition of healthcare to the cloud and increased adoption of digital services. On the other hand, the EHR segment dominates the global eHealth market that is likely to attribute due to the increasing acquisition rate of EHR by many developed and developing nations. In addition, it improves healthcare and provides benefits to healthcare providers for the usage of quick access to patient records.
mHealth segment is estimated as the next leading segment, following HER. It is expected to grow with a CAGR value of 27.0% during the analysis period. The growth is caused due to the demand for data services and increasing utilization.
eHealth Market - By Services:
As per the services, the monitoring services hold the highest share in the market due to the increasing command over self-monitoring devices that monitor different kinds of physical activities and vital signs that produce a database. The growth of this monitoring segment is further attributed to factors like standard increase of chronic diseases, increasing lifestyle disorders, growing elder people population, and high importance for home healthcare and rehabilitation.
eHealth Market Analysis - By End User:
Based on the end-user, healthcare consumers are accounted to be the leading segment of the e-health market. The growth of this segment is accredited due to factors such as improving healthcare infrastructure in the region like Asia-Pacific and increasing requirements to reduce healthcare costs.
eHealth Market Analysis - By region:
Regionally, North America has occupied most of the market share in 2019 and is expected to dominate in the forthcoming years. The existence of a digitally maintained population, accessibility of encouraging infrastructures like high-speed internet, and different steps were taken by the government of American Health fuel market growth. The United States eHealth market is currently significantly contributing to the North American market and pushed it to the top of the table in 2019. eHealth providers mainly focus on improving solutions to offer particular requirements of end-users, and escalating healthcare expenses are likely to nourish the market growth. The rising utilization of e-health solutions among outpatient care services is one such factor driving the market demand. In addition, the introduction of new e-health software and services and an upgraded technology population base are projected to augment the market growth. The Canadian eHealth market is expected to have substantial growth in the e-health market. According to the CDC, 50% of the nearly 117 million population are expected to suffer from chronic diseases in the US.
Europe is the second region, followed by North America for the global eHealth market attributed to advanced technologies and the existence of some key players. The European eHealth market is primarily driven by factors like advanced technologies and the presence of some significant players in the industry. Increasing demand for new technologies, systems for effective management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, orthopedics, and cancer is majorly propelling the market's growth rate. Other favorable government steps, like the execution of the e-Health law, which is targeted at creating electronic health cards and infrastructure for telemedicine, also boost the market's growth rate.
In Asia-Pacific, developing countries like India and China are estimated to lead within this region. It is due to the exposure of the e-health market that is likely to raise the potential of transforming patient-specific healthcare. As a result, Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at the highest rate over the period. This region's growth is attributed mainly to the growing medical tourism industry, increasing per capita income, investments from the government, and improvements in healthcare systems technologically.
Latin America is observed to have continuous growth over the period. The increase is responsible for the growing demand for the health management of people and the necessity to reduce healthcare costs. On the other hand, factors like utilization problems, privacy, and security concerns are estimated to hamper the market of Latin America.
The Middle East & Africa is witnessed to have steady growth over the period. The growth of this region is caused due to factors like increasing and improving internet facilities and less per capita income are estimated to fuel the growth of the market.
KEY MARKET PLAYERS:
Some of the prominent companies leading the global eHealth market profiled in the report are Boston Scientific Corp., IBM, Motion Computing Inc., GE Healthcare, Epocrates Inc., Telecare Corp., CompuMed, Medisafe, SetPoint Medical, Doximity, Lift Labs, Proteus Digital Health, and Apple.
NOTABLE HAPPENINGS IN THIS MARKET IN THE RECENT PAST:
1.1 Market Definition
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods
1.4 General Study Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
2.2 Research Phases
2.2.1 Secondary Research
2.2.2 Primary Research
2.2.3 Econometric Modelling
2.2.4 Expert Validation
2.3 Analysis Design
2.4 Study Timeline
3.1 Executive Summary
3.2 Key Inferences
4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Key Challenges
4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market
5. Market Segmentation
5.1 By type
5.1.2 Consumer Information System
5.1.5 Health Information
5.1.7 Health Management
5.1.8 Clinical Decision Support
5.2 By services
5.3 By end-use
5.3.1 Healthcare Consumers
6. Geographical Analysis
6.1 North America
6.1.2 United States
6.4 Latin America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
7.1 PESTLE analysis
7.2 Porter’s Five analysis
7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
8.Market Leaders' Analysis
8.1 Boston Scientific Corp.
8.1.2 Product Analysis
8.1.3 Financial analysis
8.1.4 Recent Developments
8.1.5 SWOT analysis
8.1.6 Analyst View
8.3 Motion Computing Inc.
8.4 GE Healthcare
8.5 Epocrates Inc.
8.6 Telecare Corp.
8.9 Set Point Medical
8.11 Set Point Medical
8.12 Lift Labs
8.13 Proteus Digital Health
9.1 Market share analysis
9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis
9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures
9.4 New Product Launches
10.Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities
a) List of Tables
b) List of Figures