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Global Mobile Health (mHealth) Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2018 - 2023)

The market is projected to reach USD 62.84 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 39.35% during the forecast period from 2016 to 2021.

In spite of the immense technological advances in the field of medical sciences, a majority of the world’s nations are facing major challenges when it comes to proper services in healthcare. Be it the USA, China or the developing nations in the African and Latin American regions, each country is facing its own set of challenges in providing proper healthcare to its population. Various issues, such as increased healthcare expenditure, rising incidences of chronic diseases, and the expenses associated with the treatment of the same, are still a major cause of concern to the global populations. Governments and organizations are desperate to adopt measures that will ensure the reduction of healthcare expenditure.

Global Mobile Health Market-Market Dynamics

Mobile access has witnessed exponential penetration rates globally. The prospect of mobile healthcare is more evident than ever in the current circumstances. Mobile health is expected to ensure the management of healthcare at various levels with the minimal use of resources. This way, unnecessary healthcare expenditures are avoided. The global mobile health market is certainly on the rise and many organizations are on the verge of exploiting the immense potential of this market.


The market is driven by major factors such as:

Need to reduce healthcare expenditure
Rising incidence of chronic diseases
Increase in aging population
Widespread mobile smartphone penetration globally
Prospect of personal healthcare management
Technological advances in the form of 3G & 4G networks
Need for cost-efficient healthcare delivery
Increased awareness levels among the population about the need for proper healthcare management

Regardless of the immense potential the mobile health market, it has its own set of challenges, such as:

Stringent regulatory framework
Lack of skilled personnel
Lack of proper infrastructure
Data privacy concerns
The global mobile health (mHealth) market can be segmented on the basis of monitoring device type (blood glucose monitoring, hemodynamic monitoring, neurological monitoring, remote patient monitoring, respiratory monitoring, body & temperature monitoring, and others), sports and fitness apps (exercise, weight loss, and others), technology (3G/4G/5G, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Ethernet, Z-Wave, and Others), end users (hospitals & clinics, home healthcare, and others), and geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America).

Some of the key players in the market are:

Cardionet, Inc.                       
Ihealth Lab, Inc.                     
Medtronic, Inc.                      
Philips Healthcare     
Qualcomm Life                      
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.                         
Key Deliverables in the Study

Market analysis for the mobile health market, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on the global and regional scale.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the mobile health market on both global and regional scale.
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.

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1. Introduction                                

                1.1. Study deliverables            

                1.2. Market Definition                  

                1.3. Sizing Units               

                1.4. Base Currency                         

                1.5. Review and forecast period years                  

                1.6. General Study Assumptions                             

                1.7 Report Description                 

2.  Research Methodology                                         

                2.1. Introduction                            

                2.2. Analysis Methodology                         

                2.3. Econometric forecast models                           

                2.4. Research Assumptions                       

3. Executive Summary                                 

4. Key Inferences                                           

5. Market Overview & Industry Trends                                

                5.1. Current market scenario                    

                5.2. Technology Overview                          

                5.3. New developments                             

                5.4. Investment analysis                            

                5.5. Porter’s Five Force Analysis               

                                5.5.1 Bargaining Power of suppliers       

                                5.5.2 Bargaining power of buyers            

                                5.5.3 Degree of competition     

                                5.5.4 Threat of substitution       

                                5.5.5 Threat of new entrants    

6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities & Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                         

                6.1. Market Drivers                       

                                6.1.1 Rise in use of smartphones, tablets, etc. over the globe    

                                6.1.2  Increased awareness levels among the population about the potential benefits of healthcare management   

                                6.1.3  Need to contain healthcare expenditure 

                                6.1.4 Increasing focus on personalized medicine and patient-centered approach              

                                6.1.5 Growth in IoT and Technological innovations in mobile health applications

                6.2. Market Restraints                 

                                6.2.1 Lack of proper skilled labor & infrastructure         

                                6.2.2 Data security issues            

                                6.2.3 Stringent regulatory policies for mobile health applications              

                6.3 Market Opportunities                           

                6.4. Key Challenges                       

7. Global Mobile Health Market Segmentation                                 

                7.1 By Device Type                        

                                7.1.1 Monitoring Devices            

                                       Blood Glucose Monitoring

                                       Cardiac Monitoring

                                       Hemodynamic Monitoring

                                       Neurological Monitoring

                                       Respiratory Monitoring

                                       Body & Temperature Monitoring

                                       Remote Patient Monitoring

                                7.1.2 Sport & Fitness Apps         


                                       Weight Loss


                7.2 By Technology                          

                                7.2.1 Wi-Fi         

                                7.2.2 Zigbee      

                                7.2.3 3G/4G/5G

                                7.2.4 Ethernet 

                                7.2.5 RFID          

                                7.2.6 Z-Wave    

                                7.2.7 Others     

                7.3 By End Users                             

                                7.3.1 Hospitals/Clinics   

                                7.3.2 Home Healthcare

                                7.3.3 Others     

8. Global Mobile Health Market by Geography - Regional shares and forecast                                   

                8.1 North America                         

                                8.1.1 USA           

                                8.1.2 Canada    

                                8.1.3 Mexico    

                8.2 Europe                        

                                8.2.1 UK             

                                8.2.2 Germany

                                8.2.3 Frain         

                                8.2.4 Spain & Portugal  

                                8.2.5 Italy           

                                8.2.6 Scandinavia            

                                8.2.7 Benelux   

                8.3 Asia-Pacific                

                                8.3.1 China        

                                8.3.2 Japan        

                                8.3.3 India         

                                8.3.4 South Korea          

                                8.3.5 Australia  

                8.4.  Middle East and North Africa (MENA)                         

                                8.4.1 GCC           

                                8.4.2. Egypt       

                                8.4.3. Sudan     

                                8.4.4. Morocco

                                8.4.5. Algeria    

                8.5. Latin America                          

                                8.5.1 Argentina

                                8.5.2. Brazil       

                                8.5.3. Chile        

9.  Competitive Landscape                                         

                9.1 Mergers & Acquisitions                        

                9.2 New Product Launches                        

                9.3 Agreements, Collaborations & Partnerships               

10. Key Vendors                                             

                10.1 AT&T                          

                10.2 Apple                         

                10.3 Cerner Corporation                             

                10.4 Vodafone                

                10.5 Qualcomm Life                      

                10.6 Cardionet, Inc.                       

                10.7 Ihealth Lab, Inc.                     

                10.8 Medtronic, Inc.                      

                10.9 Philips Healthcare                 

                10.10 Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.                         

11. Analyst outlook for Investment Opportunities                                          

12. Future outlook of the market                                            

13. Appendix                                   

                13.1 Abbreviations                        

                13.2 Bibliography                            

                13.3 Disclaimer

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