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The global e-Health market is estimated at USD 124 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 244 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 14.56% during the forecast period.

Despite, decades of effort by various international organizations and national governments, the programming goal of WHO – “Health for all” is far from being achieved. People from remote locations and those belonging to the marginalized communities suffer the most and have not been able to avail basic healthcare services, till date. But with the use of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in healthcare, this situation can be overcome. For ICT to be implemented, an infrastructural support comprising of better internet connection and electronic system (such as the computer, mobile, etc.) are required. Growth in the number of internet users, and mobile and computer users, globally, have been driving the adoption of ICT in all sectors, including healthcare.

The ability of e-Health solutions to provide cost-effective healthcare delivery, public health, research and health-related activities that can benefit, both low and high-income countries, has led to WHO promoting e-Health services. Urging member states to consider drawing up a long-term strategic plan for developing and implementing e-Health services in various areas of the health sector, is one of the other factors that will contribute to growth in the sector.


Growth in Internet of Things (IOT) and advancement of technology, along with growing demand for population health management and the need to cut healthcare cost, including clinical, financial and administrative, has led to soaring demand for e-Health solutions, globally. Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) are powerful instruments/assets, especially in the healthcare system. Adoption and advancement in ICT, growing number of mobile and internet users, miniaturization and declining costs of sensors and other devices are other key drivers of this market.


Fraudulent activities, privacy and security concerns, usability problems, among others, are considered to be factors that will hinder the growth of the e-Health market. Interoperability also poses a significant challenge to the growth of this industry and if not solved, as early as possible, the aim of implementing E-health would be defeated.

Market Segmentation

The global e-Health market can be segmented by -

Type of Service

Clinical Service
Financial Service
Administrative Service


Currently, North America is the largest market, globally, followed by Europe; while APAC is the fastest growing segment. The global e-Health market can be segmented by type of service into clinical (e-Health record, e-Medical record, e-prescribing, smart wearable, clinical decision support system, laboratory information system, VNA & PACS, health information exchange, telemedicine, mHealth, and others), financial (healthcare revenue cycle management and healthcare asset management), administrative (healthcare database management systems and e-learning systems), by end-user (healthcare organizations (hospitals, laboratories, and clinics), insurance companies, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, government organizations, patients/ individuals) and by geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Latin America).

Some of the key players in the global market are -

GE Healthcare
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Boston Scientific Corp
Key Deliverables

Market analysis for the global e-health market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers, restraints opportunities and challenges.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with company profiles of key players with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the global e-health market.
Insights of the market in the regions that have the highest potential for growth and also identify the markets that are still untapped.

Table Of Contents

Global e-Health Market - By Application Type, Region - Trends, Market Shares, Forecasts (2017 - 2022)
1. Introduction

1.1. Study deliverables

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Sizing Units

1.4. Base Currency

1.5. Review and forecast period years

1.6. General Study Assumptions

1.7 Report Description

2. Research Methodology

2.1. Introduction

2.2. Analysis Methodology

2.3. Econometric forecast models

2..4.Research Assumptions

3. Executive Summary

4. Key Inferences

5. Market Overview and Industry Trends

5.1. Current market scenario

5.2. Technology Overview

5.3. New developments

5.4.. Investment analysis

5.5. Porters Five Force Analysis

5.5.1 Bargaining Power of suppliers

5.5.2 Bargaining power of buyers

5.5.3 Degree of competition

5.5.4 Threat of substitution

5.5.5 Threat of new entrants

6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges Analysis (DROC)

6.1. Market Drivers

6.1.1 Growth in IoT and Technological Innovations

6.1.2 Growing number of user of mobile technology and internet

6.1.3 Growing demand for population health management

6.1.4 Miniaturization and Declining Costs of Sensors and other devices

6.1.5 Need to cut healthcare cost, including clinical, financial and administrative cost

6.2. Market Restraints

6.2.1 Lack of properly trained IT professionals in healthcare

6.2.2 Absence of Technology Infrastructure and operational issues

6.2.4 Interoperability of systems

6.3 Market Opportunities

6.3.1 Growing economies with steep increase in population but not proportionately increment in number of healthcare professionals

6.3.2 WHO, European commission, US and other governments policy to promote and implement E-health

6.4. Key Challenges

6.4.1 Data storage, maintenance and security

6.4.2 Bridging the trust gap among healthcare providers and also with third party

7. Global E-Health Market Segmentation

7.1 By Type of service

7.1.1 Clinical service E- Medical Record E- Health Record E-Prescribing Smart Wearables Clinical Decision Support System Laboratory Information System VNA and PACS Health Information Exchange Telemedicine

7.1.2 Financial service Healthcare Revenue cycle management Healthcare Asset Management

7.1.3 Administrative service Healthcare Database Management Systems E-learning systems

7.2 By end user

7.2.1 Healthcare organization Hospitals Laboratories Clinics

7.2.2 Pharmaceuticals

7.2.3 Biotechnology

7.2.4 Government organization

7.2.5 Research

8. Global E-Health Market by Geography - Regional shares and forecast

8.1 North America

8.1.1 USA

8.1.2 Canada

8.1.3 Mexico

8.2 Europe

8.2.1 UK

8.2.2 Germany

8.2.3 France

8.2.4 Spain and Portugal

8.2.5 Italy

8.2.6 Scandinavia

8.2.7 Benelux

8.3 Asia-Pacific

8.3.1 China

8.3.2 Japan

8.3.3 India

8.3.4 South Korea

8.3.5 Australia

8.4. Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

8.4.1. GCC

8.4.2. Egypt

8.4.3. Sudan

8.4.4. Morocco

8.4.5. Algeria

8.5. Latin America

8.5.1. Argentina

8.5.2. Brazil

8.5.3. Chile

9. Competitive Landscape

9.1 Mergers and Acquisitions

9.2 New Product Launches

9.3 Agreements, Collaborations and Partnerships

10. Key Vendors

10.1 IBM

10.2 GE Healthcare

10.3 Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

10.4 Cerner

10.5 CompuMed

10.6 Apple

10.7 Boston Scientific Corp

10.8 Athenahealth

10.9 CureMD

10.10 eClinicalWorks

11. Analyst outlook for Investment Opportunities

12. Future outlook of the market

13. Appendix

13.1 Abbreviations

13.2 Bibliography

13.3 Disclaimer

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