Telehealth services can be defined as the usage of a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services. Telehealth is not a specific service, but a collection of means to enhance care and education delivery. Telehealth service involves the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. It allows long distance patient/clinician contact and care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring and remote admissions and also service provider can take part in distance-learning; meetings, supervision, and presentations between practitioners; online information and health data management and healthcare system integration. Growing usage of technologies in healthcare practice is expected to remain one of the key growth driver for telehealth services during the period of study.
Geographically, North America dominates the telehealth services market driven by best in class infrastructure, best in industry practices, higher technological usage by citizen &doctors and higher spending by the citizens towards healthcare expenditure. North America was followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific as second and third largest markets for telehealth services market. Asia Pacific is projected to have the fastest growth, owing to rapidly developing medical infrastructure, increasing medical tourism, increased spending, and increasing awareness amongst population in developing nations such as China and India in this region.
This report identifies the global telehealth services market size in for the year 2014-2016, and forecast of the same for year 2021. It also highlights the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, and other key aspects with respect to the telehealth services market.
This report segments the telehealth services market on the basis of end-user, category, delivery mode and regional market as follows: