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2019 Healthcare market insights for India

General healthcare:
The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a brisk pace due to its increasing coverage and expenditure as well as improved services by public and private players.

India’s competitive advantage lies in its large pool of well-trained medical professionals, and is competitive in cost compared to its peers in Asian and Western countries.


Foreign Direct Investment: doing business in India

During the last decade, the Indian government has introduced a number of significant economic reforms measures to invigorate the economy. Today, India is a part of Top 100 Club on Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) and globally ranks 77th out of 190 nations.

India received foreign direct investments worth of US$ 42 billion in 2018, according to the United Nations.


Healthcare becoming costlier in developed countries: report

India's medical tourism industry could grow by 200% by 2020, hitting US$ 9 billion, according to Ministry of Tourism figures. In 2015, India ranked as the third most popular destination for medical tourism, when the industry was worth US$ 3 billion.


Identifying gaps in hospital IT infrastructure

Experts have identified three areas where today’s hospitals can benefit from increased attention and investment in their IT infrastructure.


Considering e-patients in the age of digital consumerism

Modern e-health innovators are providing online solutions that address the quality of information and tools patients use.


Entirely new healthcare models offer global investment opportunity in telemedicine

More opportunities with a corresponding rise in entirely new healthcare models are presenting themselves. One of the most transformative new treatment models is asynchronous care.


Telerehabilitation in resource constrained countries

While telemedicine offers great opportunities to healthcare in general and for rehabilitation services, it could be particularly beneficial for resource constrained countries.

Factsheet and Overview

With India aiming to become a US$ 5 trillion economy by 2024/25, the investment climate in the country has improved considerably since the opening up of the economy in 1991. During the last decade, the Indian government has introduced a number of significant economic reforms measures to invigorate the economy.


FDI Entry Routes Into India

Invest India outlines the procedure for applying for FDI through the government route. The first step involves filling in an online proposal for investment on the Foreign Investment Facilitation Portal.


Opportunities for FDI In Indian Healthcare Industry

With an ageing population and life expectancy to cross 70 years by 2022, there is a need for home-based healthcare devices. According to the United Nations, India’s population is set to touch 1.45 billion by 2028, making it the world’s most populous nation.


Role of FDI and The Growth of Medical Tourism

India's medical tourism industry could grow by 200% by 2020, hitting US$ 9 billion, according to Ministry of Tourism figures. In 2015, India ranked as the third most popular destination for medical tourism, when the industry was worth US$ 3 billion.