South Africa Connected Healthcare Market Analysis

South Africa Connected Healthcare Market Analysis

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The South Africa-connected healthcare market is projected to grow from $431.34 Mn in 2022 to $3239.25 Mn by 2030, registering a CAGR of 29.63% during the forecast period of 2022 - 2030. The main factors driving the growth would be private sector investments, increasing healthcare expenditure, technological advancements and government support. The market is segmented by type, function and by application. Some of the major players include Clicks Group, Netcare, Quro Medical, Roche Diagnostics, Philips Healthcare and Medtronic.

ID: IN10ZAHS004 CATEGORY: Healthcare Services GEOGRAPHY: South Africa AUTHOR: Neha Davda

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South Africa Connected Healthcare Market Executive Summary

The South Africa-connected healthcare market is projected to grow from $431.34 Mn in 2022 to $3239.25 Mn by 2030, registering a CAGR of 29.63% during the forecast period of 2022 - 2030. Spending on national health care as a share of GDP in South Africa in 2019 was 9.11% or $547 per person.

The healthcare system in South Africa has a number of difficulties, including a lack of medical experts, inadequate infrastructure, etc. As a result, networked healthcare technologies are being adopted more widely in the nation. Digital health records, remote patient monitoring, and telemedicine are examples of connected healthcare systems in South Africa. These technological advancements can aid healthcare practitioners in enhancing patient outcomes, cutting expenses, and expanding access to medical treatment.

The deployment of connected healthcare technologies has also received backing from the South African government. For instance, the Department of Health has started a number of projects to improve access to healthcare services via digital technologies.

South Africa Connected Healthcare Market

Market Dynamics

Market Growth Drivers

The South Africa-connected healthcare market is expected to be driven by factors such as:

  1. Private sector investments- In South Africa, a number of private sectors businesses have made investments in connected healthcare after spotting the market's potential for expansion. This investment has paved the way for the creation of cutting-edge products and services like digital health platforms, remote monitoring, and telemedicine
  2. Increasing healthcare expenditure- The need to address the nation's healthcare concerns has led to an increase in healthcare spending in South Africa during the past few years. This higher outlay has opened doors for the development of connected healthcare services and technologies
  3. Technological advancements- In South Africa, smartphones, tablets, and other connected devices are becoming more widely available and more reasonably priced, making it simpler for patients to obtain healthcare services online. Likewise, the expansion of telecommunications networks has aided in the creation of online platforms for healthcare
  4. Government support- The South African government has made efforts to assist the introduction of connected healthcare because it recognises its potential to improve healthcare outcomes

Market Restraints

The following factors are expected to limit the growth of the connected healthcare market in South Africa:

  1. Lack of awareness- Although there are more people in South Africa who are aware of connected healthcare, there are still a lot of people who are unaware of these services and technologies. Due to this, demand for connected healthcare services may be constrained, especially among older or less technologically aware populations
  2. High cost- For those with low means or those who live in remote locations, the cost of establishing and receiving connected healthcare services might be a barrier. As a result, connected healthcare services may not be as widely available or as easily accessible to people who most need them
  3. Regulatory challenges- Uncertainty may arise for businesses intending to engage in this industry due to the ongoing development of the regulatory environment for connected healthcare in South Africa. The adoption of connected healthcare services may be constrained by concerns about data security and privacy

Competitive Landscape

Key Players

  • Clicks Group (ZAF)- A retail pharmacy and healthcare company, Clicks Group provides a variety of connected healthcare solutions, such as telemedicine services, prescription management programs, and fitness trackers
  • Netcare (ZAF)- An array of connected healthcare solutions, such as telehealth services, remote patient monitoring, and electronic health records, are provided by South African private healthcare company Netcare
  • Quro Medical (ZAF)- The first tech-driven hospital in Africa, Quro Medical uses real-time data analysis in healthcare technology to track patient health. Quro Medical is a digital health startup
  • Roche Diagnostics- Personalized healthcare programmes, remote monitoring systems, diagnostic tests, and other connected healthcare solutions are all provided by Roche Diagnostics, a multinational healthcare organisation
  • Philips healthcare- Leading healthcare technology provider Philips Healthcare provides a variety of connected healthcare solutions, including imaging equipment, telemedicine services, and patient monitoring systems
  • Medtronic- A leading provider of cutting-edge linked healthcare solutions, Medtronic is a global leader in healthcare technology. Its products include medical equipment, patient monitoring systems, and digital health platforms

1. Report Description of the South Africa Connected Healthcare Market
1.1 Research Scope and Assumption
1.2 Objective of the study
1.3 Research Methodology
1.4 Reason to buy the report

2. South Africa Connected Healthcare Market Executive Summary
2.1 South Africa Connected Healthcare Market – Industry Snapshot & key buying criteria, 2021-2030
2.2 Market Size, Growth Prospects, and Key findings

3. Market Dynamics of South Africa Connected Healthcare Market
3.1 Market Growth Drivers Analysis
3.2 Market Restrains Analysis

4. South Africa Connected Healthcare Market Segmentation

4.1 By Type
4.1.1 mHealth services
4.1.2 mHealth Devices
4.1.3 E- Prescription

4.2 By Function Type
4.2.1 Remote patient monitoring
4.2.2 Clinical monitoring
4.2.3 Telemedicine
4.2.4 Others (Assisted Living)

4.3 By Application Type
4.3.1 Diagnosis and Treatment
4.3.2 Monitoring Application
4.3.3 Wellness and Prevention
4.3.4 Healthcare management
4.3.5 Others 

4.4 By End-user
4.4.1 Hospitals and Clinics
4.4.2 Home monitoring

5. South Africa Connected Healthcare Market Share
5.1 Market Analysis, Insights, and Forecast – By Revenue

6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Major Top Market Players

7. Key Company Profiles

7.1 Company 1
7.1.1 Overview
7.1.2 Financial Performance
7.1.3 Product & Services
7.1.4 Strategic initiatives

7.2 Company 2
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 Financial Performance
7.2.3 Product & Services
7.2.4 Strategic initiatives

7.3 Company 3
7.3.1 Overview
7.3.2 Financial Performance
7.3.3 Product & Services
7.3.4 Strategic initiatives

7.4 Company 4
7.4.1 Overview
7.4.2 Financial Performance
7.4.3 Product & Services
7.4.4 Strategic initiatives

7.5 Company 5
7.5.1 Overview
7.5.2 Financial Performance
7.5.3 Product & Services
7.5.4 Strategic initiatives     

8. Healthcare Policies and Regulatory Landscape
8.1 Healthcare Policies in South Africa
8.2 Regulatory Framework in South Africa
8.3 Pricing & Reimbursement Scenario in South Africa Connected Healthcare Market

9. Factors Driving Future Growth
9.1 New Trends and Development South Africa Connected Healthcare Market
9.2 Future Opportunities

10. Strategic Recommendations

Connected Healthcare Market Segmentation

By Type (Revenue, USD Billion):

Based on the Type the market is segmented into mHealth services, mHealth Devices, and E- Prescription

  • MHealth services
  • mHealth Devices
  • E- Prescription

By FunctionType (Revenue, USD Billion):

  • Remote patient monitoring
  • Clinical monitoring
  • Telemedicine
  • Others (Assisted Living)

By Application Type (Revenue, USD Billion):

  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Monitoring Application
  • Wellness and Prevention
  • Healthcare management
  • Others

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  8. Healthcare Policies & Regulatory Framework
  9. Reimbursement Scenario
  10. Factors Driving Future Growth

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