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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.


Digital Health: Invest in innovations

Digital health can revolutionise the way India deals with healthcare delivery by not just helping in preventive management, but by also playing a catalytic role in the entire continuum of care from tracking data to preventing an epidemic through ensuring timely medical intervention.

Technology on the brink of revolutionizing Indian healthcare

The healthcare industry, being one of the most important and complex industries, is undergoing rapid transformation with the announcement of new government policies, competencies, and procedures. The prime focus in the last three decades has been on improving healthcare delivery, provide quality treatment, better disease management, with cutting-edge technological solutions.

India Health Exhibition launches to facilitate growth in India’s US$372 bn healthcare market

Informa Markets, the largest international exhibitions organiser, are gearing up to launch India Health Exhibition from April 14-16, 2020. This comes in response to the global industry’s desire to develop business within one of the world’s fastest growing markets. The show will host a unique combination of a full-scale exhibition along with a diverse range of educational conferences that are run in partnership with leading local associations.

India courts private hospitals to boost insurance program

India will offer incentives to private hospitals to take part in the government’s health insurance program, potentially the biggest of its kind in the world, a senior government official told Reuters.

IoT Technology Is Changing Healthcare, But Not Without Risk

Modern-day healthcare is being revolutionized by technological innovations in Internet of Things (IoT) devices including wearable, portable, and implantable devices. These devices have been essential to improving patient care.

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.