Analysis of Telemedicine Market

Date: January 22, 2010
Pages: 40
US$ 800.00
Publisher: Koncept Analytics
Report type: Strategic Report
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Analysis of Telemedicine Market
Global healthcare market is evolving from traditional healthcare system to modern healthcare system of E-health which minimizes the physical movement of patients and enhances the coverage of healthcare services. As the world population is aging, it has resulted in increase of global healthcare expenditure. The major increase in healthcare expenditure is being witnessed in developed nations where population is ageing at a higher pace compared to less developed nations. Aging population has resulted in increase in demand of healthcare services which is already in an over-pressurized state.

It is now believed that telemedicine is going to be an important component of the modern healthcare system which will ease the pressure over the existing healthcare system which is suffering from problems like lack of required number of physicians, high cost and limited reach in the rural areas. Telemedicine, being a component of E-health, is a provision of healthcare services that uses telecommunication technology and multimedia equipment to provide healthcare solutions over a geographic distance.

The global telemedicine market has grown rapidly during the last five years as a result of increase in global healthcare expenditure. The market is all set to witness high growth in the coming years too as a result of growing world population, rise in life expectancy, increasing per capita GDP, increase in internet penetration rate and increasing health expenditure in emerging economies.

However, the telemedicine market is also facing challenges like reimbursement by third party payers, concerns about Security and Privacy, and lack of common standards & classification.

The companies like Siemens AG, Community Health Systems, AGFA-Gevaert NV and Fresenius SE have shifted their attention to the telemedicine market as these companies believe that there is huge untapped market potential.

The report analyzes the global telemedicine market with focus on the US and EU. It also discusses the key trends, growth drivers and challenges prevalent in the market. The report also profiles the major market players with a discussion of their key business strategies.

By combining SPSS Inc.’s data integration and analysis capabilities with our relevant findings, we have predicted the future growth of the industry. We employed various significant variables that have an impact on this industry and created regression models with SPSS Base to determine the future direction of the industry. Before deploying the regression model, the relationship between several independent or predictor variables and the dependent variable was analyzed using standard SPSS output, including charts, tables and tests.


1.1 Overview and Components of E-Health Market
  Segments of E-Health Market
1.2 Market Structure of E-Health Market
  Size of E-Health Market
  Structure of E-Health Market


2.1 Overview
2.2 Segmentation of Global Telemedicine Market
  Equipment & Services
  Home Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring
  Telehospital & Telehome
  Teleadmin & Teleclinical
2.3 Global Telemedicine Market Size and Segmentation
  Growth of Telemedicine Market
  Telehospital & Telehome Market Revenues
2.4 M-health and Telemedicine


3.1 Overview
  Demographic Trends & Health Expenditure in EU
  IT Orientation of EU Healthcare Market
3.2 Market Size
  EU Telemedicine Market Growth
  Market Segments
3.3 Competitive Landscape
  Market Share


4.1 Overview
  Growth of the US Healthcare Expenditure
  Breakup of the US Healthcare Expenditure
4.2 Market Size
  US Telemedicine Market Growth
  US Telehealth Market Growth


5.1 Key Trends
  5.1.1 Rising per Capita Health Expenditure
  5.1.3 Ageing World Population
  5.1.4 Ageing Developed Nations Vs Less Developed Nations
5.2 Growth Drivers
  5.2.1 Increasing World Population
  5.2.2 Increasing Per Capita GDP
  5.2.3 Increasing Health Expenditure in China and India
  5.2.4 Rise in Life Expectancy
5.3 Challenges to Telemedicine
  5.3.1 Reimbursement Policies of Third Party Payers
  5.3.2 Concerns about Security and Privacy
  5.3.3 Lack of Common Standards and Certification
  5.3.4 Low Broadband Availability and Internet Penetration
  5.3.5 Medical Liability and Malpractice Issues
  5.3.6 Mismatch of Telemedicine Costs and Benefits


6.1 Siemens AG
  Business Overview
  Business Strategies
  Healthcare Portfolio Oriented towards Future Growth
  Competitiveness through Cost Management
  Focus on Emerging Markets
6.2 AGFA-Gevaert NV
  Business Overview
  Business Strategies
  Innovation and Technology Leadership
  Market Leadership
  Cost Leadership
6.3 Community Health Systems
  Business Overview
  Business Strategies
  Geographical Diversification of Hospital Portfolio
  Stress on Physician Recruiting
  Operating Strategy
6.4 Fresenius SE
  Business Overview
  Business Strategies
  Focus on Asian Market
  Acquisition Oriented Growth Strategy
  Focus on Research and Development


7.1 Market Forecast
7.2 Forecast Methodology
  7.2.1 Dependent and Independent Variables
  7.2.2 Correlation Analysis
  7.2.3 Regression Analysis


Dependent & Independent Variables (2003-2008)
Correlation Matrix
Model Summary- Coefficient of Determination
Regression Coefficients Output


Global E-health/ Healthcare IT Market (2008)
Structure of E-health Market
Telemedicine Segmentation by Equipment and Service Market
Global Telemedicine Market (2003-2008)
Segments of Global Telemedicine Market (2007 & 2008)
M-health and Telemedicine Correlation
EU General Physician’s using Computer during Consultation (2007)
EU Deployment of IT in Primary Care (2007)
EU Telemedicine Market Size (2008)
EU Market Size of Sub-Segments of Telemedicine Market (2008)
EU Telemedicine Market Competitive Landscape (2008)
US National Health Care Expenditure (2000-2008)
US Break-up of Health Expenditure (2008)
US Telemedicine Market (2003, 2004 & 2007)
US Market Size of Video Conferencing and Telehealth (2004-2008)
Ageing World Population (1950-2010)
Percentage of 65 Years Above Population in Developed, less developed and Least Developed Regions (1950-2010)
World Population (2000-2008)
Per Capita World GDP (2003-2008)
Healthcare Expenditure in India and China (2003-2008)
Rising Life Expectancy (1950-2010)
World Internet Users and Internet Penetration Rate (2004-2009)
Composition of World Healthcare Expenditure (2006)
Global Internet Penetration (2009)
Siemens Revenue Comparison (2005-2009)
Agfa-Gevaert NV Revenue Comparison (2004-2008)
Community Health Systems Revenue Comparison (2004-2008)
Fresenius SE Revenue Comparison (2004-2008)
Global Telemedicine Market Forecast (2009F-2012F)
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