US #Telemedicine Market to Cross $13B by 2021 #HealthIT

US #Telemedicine Market to Cross $13B by 2021 #HealthIT


Increasing healthcare costs and growing incidence rate of chronic diseases, coupled with growing technological advancements, are projected to drive United States telemedicine market

A new report released today by Pharmaion, “United States Telemedicine Market Opportunities, 2011 – 2021 estimates that the telemedicine market in the United States is projected to cross $13 billion by 2021.

According to Ms. Pritpal Kaur, Consultant with Pharmaion, “Telemedicine is anticipated to improve healthcare outcomes, reduce consumer expenditure and provide easy interaction between healthcare service providers and patients. During the forecast period, with growing technological advancements, telemedicine will become more user-friendly, thereby aiding overall market growth in the United States. Moreover, growing adoption of technologies like Push-to-Talk (PTT), Tele-Wound Care and Pervasive Video is further anticipated to boost the country’s telemedicine market over the next five years.”

Growth Drivers

Growth in the market is anticipated on account of increasing healthcare costs, growing aging population, and rising incidence of chronic diseases. Moreover, various reforms in the healthcare industry such as Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), growing technological advancements and increasing awareness among citizens regarding health management and cost effective patient monitoring are driving telemedicine services and technologies market in the United States.


Telemedicine Market Segments

United States telemedicine market has been segmented into two categories – service and technology. Service segment dominated the United States telemedicine market in 2015, and is anticipated to continue its dominance through 2021. However, the telemedicine technology segment is projected to witness higher growth rate, in value terms, during 2016 – 2021. In 2015, real time mode was the most preferred mode of communication for delivering telemedicine services, as it is cost-effective and helps in saving time by avoiding unnecessary emergency visits and hospitalizations.



SOURCE: Pharmaion Consultants,


About Pharmaion

Pharmaion is a research based management consulting firm focused exclusively on Healthcare & Pharmaceutical industry. Led by a team of dynamic industry experts, Pharmaion provides its customers with high value market research and advisory services that helps them identify new market opportunities, growth engines and innovative ways to capture the market share. As a result, Pharmaion’s clients lead rather than follow market trends. Pharmaion has developed a proprietary database which focuses on identifying the unexplored opportunities in Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industry.


About the Report

“United States Telemedicine Market Opportunities, 2011 – 2021 has analyzed the potential of telemedicine market in the United States and provides statistics and information on market sizes, shares and trends. The report intends to provide market intelligence and help decision makers take sound investment evaluation. The report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends; essential drivers; and key challenges faced by the United States telemedicine market.


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