The demand within the global healthcare M2M market is rising at a sturdy pace in recent times. The sizable growth of this market can primarily be attributed to sophistication and digitalisation across the healthcare industry. Several analysts point to the need for establishing greater connectivity across healthcare verticals. These analysts argue that ease of communication and data transfer across the healthcare industry shall help improving treatments. Furthermore, the increasing load of patients who glut healthcare centers has also led to the development of machine-to-machine systems within healthcare. Considering the factors stated above, it is legit to expect that the global healthcare M2M market would expand at a sturdy pace.

  • The healthcare industry is faced with the challenge of understanding, decoding, and addressing the healthcare needs of a large industry. In the contemporary times, the healthcare M2M market cannot be undervalued as it endows lucrative opportunities for growth and maturity. Healthcare professionals concur with the use of machine-based technologies to accelerate the process of treatment and analysis. In the contemporary times, the global healthcare M2M market is projected to encapsulating new opportunities for investors and entrants.
  • The use of machine learning within healthcare has played an underhanded role in driving demand within the global market. In addition to this, the relevance of electronic health records that can help in accessing patient from multiple locations has also aided market maturity. The total volume of revenues within the global healthcare M2M market shall touch new heights in the times to follow.
  • The recent outbreak of the corona virus has shifted the focus of the healthcare fraternity towards new and improved technologies. Relevance of using machine-based technologies to communicate and transfer data has unravelled new opportunities for growth. In this context, it is safe to expect that the global healthcare M2M market would grow by leaps and bounds.

Assisted Living Requirements Propel Adoption of Healthcare M2M Solutions

The increasing number patients in need of assisted living, where first responder connectivity is critical has become the leading factor supporting the growth of healthcare M2M market. The rising trend of wearable devices amongst the health-conscious people has also spurred a demand for healthcare M2M-based solutions as it allows users to track their fitness levels with just a few clicks. The prominence of Internet of Things (IoT) across all verticals is also expected to boost this market in the coming few years. The biggest advantage of M2M-based healthcare services is anticipated to bring down administrative costs and cut down risks pertaining to diagnoses and treatment, which is propelling the market’s growth.

Transparency Market Research states that these factors are likely to provide an opportunity worth US$10.05 bn by the end of 2023 to the global healthcare M2M market. The market was valued at US$1.56 bn in 2014 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 22.5% between 2015 and 2023.

Patient-Centric Facilities Give Deployment of M2M Solutions in North America a Boost

Regionally, North America is predicted to be the leading segment in the overall market due to a high acceptance of technology and the increasing expenditure on healthcare. TMR says that the North America healthcare M2M market was valued at US$530.7 mn in 2014. However, by the end of 2023, this market is expected to reach US$3.08 bn, expanding at a CAGR of 20.7% from 2015 and 2023. The growing awareness of the benefits M2M-based healthcare solutions can render has led to an increased deployment of these solutions. The patient-centric attitude of facilities has also led a burgeoning demand for M2M solutions in the recent past. This trend will continue to be persistent in the North America market due to a widening pool of geriatrics and growing cases of chronic diseases.

On the other hand, Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing segment between 2015 and 2023, at a very high double-digit CAGR of 26.9%. This growth will be a result of increasing M2M connections, especially in countries such as Australia, Japan, and China. Furthermore, the growing support from governments to upgrade the healthcare infrastructure and provide affordable healthcare is also anticipated to boost this market in the Asia Pacific region. The medical facilities segment will be the leading segment in Asia Pacific due to a strong presence of service providers, who are outsourcing telehealth services.

M2M Healthcare Solutions Gain Traction in Sports and Fitness Applications

The patient well-being application segment is gaining is tremendous importance as hospital staffs across the globe operate under high pressure to provide patient care. The ease of operations brought about by M2M-based healthcare solutions in patient care is a welcome change in this high responsibility job, thereby easing the load on staffers. The decreasing dependency of patients on healthcare professionals has add value to the efficiency of the industry. Furthermore, the sports and fitness application is expected to be the leading segment with a robust CAGR of 26.5% during 2015 and 2023.

The key players in the global healthcare M2M market are Sierra Wireless, Inc., Athenahealth, Inc., GE Healthcare, Apple Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., IBM Corporation, Stanley Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., AT&T Inc., and Gemalto NV. Several players designing and developing cloud-based M2M-healthcare solutions to provide a long-term solution that improves the accessibility to the mammoth volumes of healthcare data.

Need to Complement Mainstream Healthcare with Alternate Mode fuels Healthcare M2M Market

The rapid rise in uptake of mobile devices for healthcare is expanding the horizon of the healthcare M2M market. The rising demand for patient-centric healthcare services and integration of sophisticated digital technologies in the healthcare sector is spawning the demand for M2M healthcare.

M2M healthcare offers a host of advantages including ease of data transfer and seamless communication between healthcare provider and patients. The vast rise in the volume of patients, especially for chronic diseases that has burdened healthcare systems is necessitating alternate tools to complement mainstream healthcare services. To serve these needs, machine-to-machine healthcare systems have surfaced to be viable for the changing face of healthcare.

The need for assisted healthcare in hospital and homecare settings is another key factor for the uptick in demand for M2M healthcare. M2M healthcare enables user of the service to be connected with the healthcare provider round the clock via digital devices. The users of M2M healthcare, especially elderly people who live independently can stay in touch with healthcare providers round the clock, and call for emergency medical help at the click of few buttons. This bolsters the demand for healthcare M2M for home and hospital settings.

Key segments into which the healthcare M2M market is divided based on component are M2M modules, M2M applications and platforms, and connectivity services. On the basis of application, patient well-being, sports and fitness, medical facilities, and others are the key segments into which the healthcare M2M market is divided.

The healthcare M2M market is considerably competitive with the presence of a number of large technology companies in the fray. Technological advancements and product innovation are some key growth strategies of key players in the healthcare M2M market. The design and development of cloud-based M2M healthcare solutions for seamless patient care and to handle mammoth volumes of healthcare data is what large players are currently focused on.

Global Healthcare M2M Market: Overview

Healthcare is a massively growing industry, both in terms of value and volume, and has been gaining traction due to various mechanical and technological advancements. Advanced machine-based processes ensure a high success rate in treatments and diagnosis and also provide better quality of services. The global healthcare machine to machine (M2M) market is set to benefit from developments under healthcare modules, wireless wearable devices, and various applications and platforms.

Based on components, the healthcare M2M market can be segmented into M2M modules, connectivity services, and M2M applications and platforms. In terms of application, the market can be categorized into medical facilities, patient well-being, sports and fitness, and others.

The report provides a comprehensive breakdown of market segments and the competitive landscape. It also offers insights on drivers and restraints in the global healthcare M2M market. It also profiles prominent players in the market based on various attributes such as company overview, business strategies, financial overview, and recent developments.

Global Healthcare M2M Market: Trends and Prospects

Healthcare M2M-based solutions are in high demand as they assist in cutting down escalating operational costs of healthcare facilities due to increased administrative work. These cost-effective solutions improve efficiency by eliminating the cumbersome paperwork, reducing the risk of medical errors, and delivering accurate results.

However, the presence of alternate technologies such as IMAX, Satellite, 2G/3G, and Bluetooth is acting as an obstacle for the deployment of M2M-based solutions in the healthcare industry. The adoption of M2M across the extensive healthcare sector is also facing difficulty due to difference in wireless standards of these technologies. The global optimum usage of M2M-based solutions will take time as wireless technology still remains in the nascent stage in many developing economies.

Based on application, the patient well-being segment is expected to gain prominence. The segment is leading as a majority of hospital staff across the globe operates under high pressure to provide patient care. Here, M2M-based solutions make the operations tad easier and it is a highly appreciated move by the hospital staff. 

The connectivity services component segment is expected to account for a large share in the market. These services are extensively used in inventory tracking in medical warehouses and can also be used to track medical personnel and monitor patients. There has been a rise in investments from telecom companies in regions such as Africa towards the development of the M2M network infrastructure in order to provide effective dual-mode M2M healthcare applications. This is expected to boost the segment’s growth during the forecast period.

Global Healthcare M2M Market: Regional Analysis

On the basis of geography, the global healthcare M2M market can be segmented into Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. North America accounts for a large market share and is expected to lead during the forecast period. This region’s dominance can be attributed to growing expenditure on healthcare and high acceptance of new and advanced technologies. Moreover, a large pool of geriatrics, escalating cases of chronic diseases, and rising awareness of the benefits of M2M-based healthcare solutions are some of the factors driving the market in North America.

Another promising regional market for healthcare M2M is Asia Pacific, which is also slated to be one of the fastest growing markets during the said period. Increasing government support to improve healthcare infrastructure and provide affordable healthcare is expected to give impetus to this market.

Companies Mentioned in the Report

Some of the leading players operating in the global healthcare M2M market are Stanley Healthcare, AT&T Inc., GE Healthcare, Athenahealth, Inc., IBM Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc., Apple Inc., Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., Gemalto NV, and Sierra Wireless Inc. 

The global healthcare M2M market is segmented as follows:

Global Healthcare M2M Market, by Component

  • M2M Modules
  • Connectivity Services
  • M2M Applications and Platforms

Global Healthcare M2M Market, by Application

  • Patient Well-being
  • Medical Facilities
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Others (Implants and Research & Education)

Global Healthcare M2M Market, by Component

  • Europe
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

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1. Preface
    1.1. Research Scope
    1.2. Market Segmentation
    1.3. Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary
    2.1. Global Connected Healthcare Market Snapshot
    2.2. Global Connected Healthcare Market Revenue, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn) and Year-on-Year Growth (%)

3. Global Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
    3.1. Key Trends Analysis
    3.2. Market Dynamics
          3.2.1. Drivers
          3.2.2. Restraints
          3.2.3. Opportunities
    3.3. Global Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Component  , 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          3.3.1. M2M Modules (Cellular & Satellite)
          3.3.2. Connectivity Services
          3.3.3. M2M Applications and Platforms
    3.4. Global Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          3.4.1. Patient Well-Being
          3.4.2. Medical Facilities
          3.4.3. Sports and Fitness
          3.4.4. Others (Implants and Research & Education)
    3.5. Competitive Landscape
          3.5.1. Market Positioning of Key Players, 2014
          3.5.2. Competitive Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

4. North America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
    4.1. Key Trends Analysis
    4.2. North America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Component  , 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          4.2.1. M2M Modules (Cellular & Satellite)
          4.2.2. Connectivity Services
          4.2.3. M2M Applications and Platforms
    4.3. North America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          4.3.1. Patient Well-Being
          4.3.2. Medical Facilities
          4.3.3. Sports and Fitness
          4.3.4. Others (Implants and Research & Education)
    4.4. North America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Country, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          4.4.1. Overview
          4.4.2. U.S.
          4.4.3. Rest of North America

5. Europe Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
    5.1. Key Trends Analysis 
    5.2. Europe Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Component  , 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          5.2.1. M2M Modules (Cellular & Satellite)
          5.2.2. Connectivity Services
          5.2.3. M2M Applications and Platforms
    5.3. Europe Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          5.3.1. Patient Well-Being
          5.3.2. Medical Facilities
          5.3.3. Sports and Fitness
          5.3.4. Others (Implants and Research & Education)
    5.4. Europe Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Region, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          5.4.1. Overview
          5.4.2. EU7 (UK, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, and Netherlands)
          5.4.3. CIS
          5.4.4. Rest of Europe

6. Asia Pacific Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
    6.1. Key Trends Analysis
    6.2. Asia Pacific Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Component  , 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          6.2.1. M2M Modules (Cellular & Satellite)
          6.2.2. Connectivity Services
          6.2.3. M2M Applications and Platforms
    6.3. Asia Pacific Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          6.3.1. Patient Well-Being
          6.3.2. Medical Facilities
          6.3.3. Sports and Fitness
          6.3.4. Others (Implants and Research & Education)
    6.4. Asia Pacific Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Region, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          6.4.1. Overview
          6.4.2. Japan
          6.4.3. China
          6.4.4. South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, & Sri Lanka)
          6.4.5. Australasia (Australia, NZ & Guinea)
          6.4.6. Rest of APAC

7. Middle East and Africa (MEA) Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
    7.1. Key Trends Analysis
    7.2. Middle East and Africa (MEA) Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Component  , 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          7.2.1. M2M Modules (Cellular & Satellite)
          7.2.2. Connectivity Services
          7.2.3. M2M Applications and Platforms
    7.3. Middle East and Africa (MEA) Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          7.3.1. Patient Well-Being
          7.3.2. Medical Facilities
          7.3.3. Sports and Fitness
          7.3.4. Others (Implants and Research & Education)
    7.4. Middle East and Africa (MEA)  Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Region, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          7.4.1. Overview
          7.4.2. GCC Countries
          7.4.3. South Africa
          7.4.4. Rest of MEA

8. Latin America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
    8.1. Key Trends Analysis
    8.2. Latin America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Component  , 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          8.2.1. M2M Modules (Cellular & Satellite)
          8.2.2. Connectivity Services
          8.2.3. M2M Applications and Platforms
    8.3. Latin America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2023 (US$ Mn)
          8.3.1. Patient Well-Being
          8.3.2. Medical Facilities
          8.3.3. Sports and Fitness
          8.3.4. Others (Implants and Research & Education)
    8.4. Latin America Connected Healthcare Market Analysis, By Region, 2013 – 2023(US$ Bn)
          8.4.1. Overview
          8.4.2. Brazil
          8.4.3. Rest of Latin America
          
9. Company Profiles
    9.1. GE Healthcare
          9.1.1. Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
          9.1.2. Market Presence, By Segment and Geography
          9.1.3. Key Developments
          9.1.4. Strategy and Historical Roadmap
          9.1.5. Revenue and Operating Profits
* Similar details would be provided for all the players mentioned below
    9.2. Athenahealth, Inc.
    9.3. Apple Inc.
    9.4. IBM Corporation
    9.5. Cisco Systems Inc.
    9.6. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.
    9.7. Stanley Healthcare
    9.8. AT&T Inc.
    9.9. Gemalto NV
    9.10. Sierra Wireless Inc.

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