The global patient engagement solutions market is expected to reach USD 18.68 Billion by 2022 from USD 8.80 Billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 16.2 percent. The growth of this market is majorly driven by factors such as a rise in the aging population, increasing burden of chronic diseases, and focus of patients on self-managing their care.
Rise in number of accountable care organizations (ACOs) and the increasing government initiatives for adoption of patient engagement solutions are seen in a number of countries such as the US and the UK, which will open new opportunities for market players. For instance, in 2016, there were 838 active ACOs in the US, registering an increase of 12.6 percent from 2015. Morover, in 2015, according to a survey of 69 ACOs conducted by eHealth Initiative (US), about 75 percent of ACOs used EHRs and 62 percent offered a patient portal.
The report analyzes the patient engagement solutions market by component, delivery mode, end user, application, therapeutic area, and region. On the basis of component, the market is segmented into hardware, software, and services. The services segment is estimated to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period as services are an indispensable part of the effective operation of patient engagement solutions. The market is further segmented on the basis on delivery mode into on-premise and cloud-based model. The cloud-based solutions market is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The growth of this segment is attributed to the technology’s flexibility, scalability, and affordability.
Based on application, the patient engagement solutions market is segmented into health management, home health management, social and behavioral management, and financial health management. In 2017, the health management applications segment is expected to account for the largest share of the global market. The large share of this segment can be attributed to the increasing awareness among patients about the complexity of their disease conditions and their willingness to actively participate in maintaining their own health. Based on end user, the patient engagement solutions market is segmented into providers (hospitals and physicians), payers, patients, and other end users (employer groups, government bodies, and pharmaceutical companies). In 2017, the healthcare providers segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the global market. The large share of this segment can be attributed to the high demand for patient engagement solutions by healthcare providers in order to maintain a competitive edge in the market.
Geographically, North America is estimated to account for the largest share of the global market, followed by Europe. The growth of the North American market is expected to be centered particularly in the US. Growth in this segment is largely driven by the federal mandates, focus on Meaningful Use of Healthcare IT, need to curb rising healthcare cost and reduce hospital readmissions, rising number of accountable care organizations (ACO) as end users for patient engagement platforms, rising aging population in the US, and Canada’s efforts to enhance healthcare delivery and digital health measures in Canada. – Markets and Markets