Increasing government funding and grants for telemedicine, consistent need for improved healthcare quality services, increasing healthcare cost, growing need for remote patient monitoring services and technological innovation and advancements has driven the growth of telemedicine market in UK
Analysts at Ken Research in their latest publication “UK Telemedicine Market Outlook To 2022 – by Services (Tele Home & M-Health and Tele Hospital), by Technology Platform (Software, Hardware and Telecom), by Clinical Applications (Tele Cancer Services, Tele Radiology, Tele Pathology, Tele Neurology, Tele Psychology and Others)” believe that promoting better regulations, providing access to patient’s long term medical records, partnering with UK offices will aid the telemedicine market. The UK Tele Medicine market is highly concentrated with the presence of around 40-45 players in the market. The leading companies in UK Telemedicine market are Immedicare, Medio.Link, Babylon Health, Push Doctor, Tele Medicine Clinic, Medio.Link, Doctor Care Anywhere, Toothpick, Home Touch, Zesty, Skin Analytics, Capture Proof, Tunstall, Tynetec Ltd., Just Checking, Tele Support and others.
Telemedicine market in the UK is at its growing stage. A number of Telemedicine devices are emerging such as blood pressure monitoring, weight management machines, interactive stethoscope, ENT otoscope and general examination camera. Increasing government funding and grants for telemedicine, consistent need for improved healthcare quality services and increasing number of smart phone users boost the telemedicine market. Telemedicine technology has been expanding with integrated home-healthcare, connected and telemedicine platforms. In 2017, the UK’s NHS launched a new service where patients can speak to a physician through their mobile devices via video call or text. The service, called GP At Hand is available countrywide and as is the case with most NHS services, is free at the point of delivery. Majority of the telemedicine service center does not grow beyond pilot stage as they require huge initial capital to set up a centre enabled with high tech equipments and software’s. Primary care trusts are working with local authorities and clinical commissioning group spreading the benefits of innovation such as telehealth and telecare as part of their ongoing transformation of NHS services. Over 96% of GP practices have installed digital clinical record systems but under 4% offer patients online access to their records.
- Telemedicine Services (Tele Home & M-Health and Tele Hospital)
- by Technology Platform (Software, Hardware and Telecom)
- by Telemedicine Clinical Applications (Tele Cancer Services, Tele Radiology, Tele Pathology, Tele Neurology, Tele Psychology and Others)
- Babylon Health
- Push Doctor
- Tele Medicine Clinic
- Doctor Care Anywhere
- Home Touch
- Skin Analytics
- Capture Proof
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