Top Five Telehealth Markets in North America Generate More Than $1.9 Billion in Revenue

FARMINGTON, Conn., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The top five telehealth markets in North America, in ranking order, are: Home healthcare and disease management monitoring; Remote doctor and specialist services; Personal emergency response systems (PERSs); Video diagnostic consultation; and Remote cardiac services. When combined, these markets generate more than $1.9 billion in revenue. Given the broad scope of opportunities present at the convergence of healthcare with information and communication technologies, even understanding the basics of telehealth can be a difficult task.


The opportunities in telehealth applications are numerous, but so are the challenges, such as establishing high value propositions and sustainable business models. Partnerships and collaborations between companies are key components to success in many telehealth markets. The companies that thrive tend to stick to their core competencies and choose effective partnerships or alliances that fill in the gaps in technology or industry expertise.

To help executives assess and gauge the global telehealth market and its opportunities, Global Information Inc (GII) has selected two market research reports that provide the answers to key questions, including: What are the successful business models in the telehealth industry? How does telehealth fit into the future of healthcare? What is driving growth in the telehealth industry?

Analysis of the North American Telehealth Industry

The continuing alignment of healthcare with information and communication technologies makes the telehealth (which also includes remote patient monitoring, mHealth, and video telemedicine) industry one of the most confusing, yet transformative, spaces in the world. Despite many hurdles, telehealth markets continue as an effective treatment for many shortfalls present in the current healthcare experience, whether it is gaining access to the right specialist at the right time, or ensuring a patient can manage their medications. Telehealth is quickly transitioning from the best kept secret in healthcare to becoming persistently demanded by professionals and patients alike.

Highlights from the report include: Market revenues for the three main verticals in telehealth (mHealth, video telemedicine, and remote monitoring) from 2012 to 2017; Primary research that forms a base to size, select and rank the top 20 telehealth markets, with additional analysis given for the top five markets; Survey results from vendors and telehealth users concerning adoption as well as challenges and perceptions; A breakdown of dynamic trends such as drivers, restraints and future predictions, as well as penetration rates and market potential as of 2012; Insight on current opportunities, long-term growth, short-term growth, transformative potential and best practice business models; and identification of the most rapidly emerging products and services

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

Wireless Patient Monitoring Technologies--Evaluation of Funding Prospects

The wireless patient monitoring industry is expected to double its revenue with more geographies opening up and expanding aging demography availing WPM technologies. This research service sheds light on the current technology trend and roadmap, various governmental grants and stimulus funding are listed. It goes on to inform the reader on the various popular VCs, VC arms of corporates, and technology incubators that they can avail of. Funding patterns and future plans and expectations of the investors are described. The service attempts to guide the reader on the ideal path to find investment resources in the wireless patient monitoring industry.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

Tele-Health Carts, Servers, and Monitoring Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018Tele-Health Carts, Servers, and Monitoring: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018

Tele-health equipment units decrease the cost of care delivery while improving the quality of care and the quality of lifestyle available to patients. They have been widely adopted and extremely successful in use by the veterans administration in the US and by CMS Medicare and Medicaid. Use is anticipated to be extended to a wide variety of care delivery organizations based on this base of installed systems. Healthcare delivery is an increasing concern worldwide. Markets for the carts and associated servers segment of the market at $98 million in the first three quarters of 2012 are anticipated to reach$1.4 billion by 2018.

The advantage of telemonitoring is that it increases patient compliance. It brings expert medicine into the home and attempts to present it in manner patients can hear. The aim is to improve the delivery of healthcare to clients by performing medical exams remotely and monitoring vital signs to detect changes in patient condition that may indicate the onset of a more serious event, much as nurses in the hospital monitor patient vital signs for the purpose of permitting sophisticated care delivery.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

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