Global Markets for Telemedicine Technologies

Published - Mar 2012| Analyst - Andrew McWilliams| Code - HLC014E
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Report Highlights

The global telemedicine market is expected to grow from $9.8 billion in 2010 to $11.6 billion in 2011, and to $27.3 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6% over the next five years.


This report focuses on global markets for telemedicine technologies and services.  The discussion is organized into 13 chapters and three appendices, as shown below:

  • Introduction.
  • Summary.
  • Telemedicine Overview.
  • Telemedicine Technologies and Global Markets (including analysis of key patents).
  • Telemedicine Applications.
  • Economics of Telemedicine.
  • Stakeholders: Opportunities Analysis.
  • Consolidation and Ownership Trends.
  • North American Markets.
  • EU Markets.
  • Japanese Market.
  • Other Geographical Markets.
  • Conclusions.


  • Appendix A: Company Profiles.
  • Appendix B: List of Telemedicine Programs Studied.
  • Appendix C: Acronyms.


The author of the original report on which this update is based is Sandeep Sugla.  Sandeep holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering and has six years of research experience in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, medical equipment and biotechnology.

The analyst responsible for updating the report is Andrew McWilliams, a partner at 43rd Parallel LLC, a Boston-based international technology and marketing consulting firm.  Mr. McWilliams is the author of numerous BCC Research studies, including many related to telemedicine, such as HLC054B Home Medical Equipment: Technologies and Global Markets; HLC082A Emerging Markets for Advanced Medical Technologies; HLC066B Medical Automation Technologies, Products, and Markets; HLC048C Healthcare Information Technology; HLC038C Patient Monitoring; HLC036D Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery: The Global Market.

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Published - Jan-2011| Analyst - Andrew McWilliams| Code - HLC014D

Report Highlights

The global telemedicine market is expected to grow from $9.8 billion in 2010 to $23 billion in 2015, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6% over the next 5 years.

Published - Dec-2007| Analyst - Sandeep Sugla| Code - HLC014C

Report Highlights

  • The global market for telemedicine increased from $4.8 billion in 2006 to an estimated $5.8 billion in 2007. It should reach $13.9 billion by 2012, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19%.
  • The telehome market currently accounts for 22% of the market and is expected to capture almost 37% of the telemedicine market by 2012.
  • The telemedicine service market is expected to grow from $3.6 billion in 2007 to $8.3 billion in 2012, mainly driven by the telehospital service market.
Published - Mar-2003| Analyst - Philip Leggiere| Code - HLC014B

Report Highlights

  • The current level of telemedicine expenditures is about $4.33 billion.
  • These expenditures will experience an AAGR of 9.7% from 2002 to 2007.
  • Procurement will continue to be the lead spending category through 2007.
  • In 2007, it will account for a total of $2.16 billion, or about 31% of all spending.
  • Fastest growth in technology spending will be software, at an AAGR of 12.9%.

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