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Insurance Journal  Jun 1  Comment 
ISO has launched a new home healthcare program that provides coverage and ratings for insurers covering the home healthcare market. ISO is a Verisk business. The aging population is one factor in the significant expansion of home healthcare in the...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 22  Comment 
Delhi-based home healthcare provider eyes overseas location
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 12  Comment 
Home healthcare in India remains a sector where caregivers are treated more as maids and man-servants. Nurses working out of patients’ homes do not have the institutional protection of their counte
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 12  Comment 
  Home as a virtual hospital – that’s the future. The market for home healthcare in India is projected to reach $6.2 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 18 per cent from $3.2 billion in 2016, accord
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 12  Comment 
Home healthcare services are catching on in the cities, which have the expertise and technology to turn your bedroom into an ICU. That’s clearly the future as our society greys and finds it hard to access hospitals, report Sangeetha Chengappa...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 18  Comment 
Long-term medical care, whether it be for the sick/recuperating post-surgery or the aged, is best carried out in the environs of the home, for reasons of patient-comfort,
Insurance Journal  Dec 6  Comment 
AccentCare Inc., a home healthcare company headquartered in Dallas, has agreed to pay $25,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 6  Comment 
India Home Health Care to team up with firms to monitor health of employees
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 27  Comment 
Home healthcare service provider Portea Medical has raised about ₹170 crore ($26 million) in a Series C round led by new investors Sabre Partners and MEMG CDC. Portea’s existing investors Accel, Inter...
TechCrunch  Nov 23  Comment 
 Portea Medical, one of India’s biggest platforms for home healthcare visits, has raised $26 million in Series C funding to expand its service range. The round was led by Sabre Partners and MEMG CDC, with participation from returning investors...




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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Home Healthcare Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012 - 2018", (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/home-healthcare-market.html) the global home healthcare market is estimated to be worth USD 195.6 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach the value of USD 305.9 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2012 to 2018. The Americas region is expected to lead the global home healthcare market in terms of revenue till 2018. The total home healthcare market in the Americas is expected to reach the value of USD 150.8 billion by 2018 followed by Europe with total revenue of USD 80.5 billion.

The shift from conventional treatment to proactive monitoring is opening up new opportunities in the home Healthcare market. Patients prefer such services mainly because of convenience and cost effectiveness. Third party healthcare service is also in growing demand due to better quality of treatment provided by trained professionals.

Home Healthcare services are provided by healthcare professionals to patients at their own homes. These services are also called formal or skilled care services. Respiratory therapy, rehabilitation services, home infusion therapy, unskilled home care, telehealth, etc. are some major home Healthcare services provided.

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