- May 13, 2014
-- Global market intelligence firm, Netscribes, Inc. released its latest report on the ‘Telemedicine Market in India 2014’. The gigantic rural population and lack of healthcare facilities and personnel to cater the same in India drives the demand for telemedicine.
Netscribes’ latest market research report titled Telemedicine Market in India 2014 illuminates the dynamics in the tele-health market. In India, a massive urban – rural gap exists within the overall population of India, out of which a sizeable chunk of rural population is deprived of the basic healthcare facilities. Shortage of healthcare professionals in rural areas is a major reason why government and healthcare companies are looking to use technology as a mean to reach the needy. Rural population uses only 15% of the total healthcare resources available to the Indian population.
Progression in the field of connectivity such as broadband, 3G and 4G data services and IT have made tele-health wfavv based services closure to reality in the country. Presence of superior healthcare service providers in the country reinforces the ability to provide top-notch telemedicine consultation and services. Furthermore, government initiatives to enhance healthcare facilities across the country creates substantial opportunity for telemedicine in India.