The hospital services’ market represents one of the most lucrative segments of the Indian healthcare industry. Various factors, such as increasing prevalence of diseases, improving affordability, and rising penetration of health insurance are fueling the growth in the Indian hospital industry. Several private players are also entering the sector with new plans of establishing hospitals and health centers around the country. On the back of continuously rising demand, the hospital services industry is expected to be worth US$ 81.2 Billion by 2015.
According to our new research, the country needs to cover the cumulative deficit of around 3 Million hospital beds to match up with the global average of 3 beds per 1000 population. Huge private sector investments will significantly contribute to the development of hospital industry, comprising around 80% of the total market.
Our research identified that big private players including Apollo, Fortis, Max Healthcare and Westminster Healthcare are making huge investments in metropolitan cities like Chennai,Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru for expanding their operations and increasing bed capacity. These cities are densely populated and have high proportion of middle-income earners, and the quality of life is better off compared to the other Tier-II and -III cities. The demand for good quality healthcare services is high in these areas, and thus, they are attracting private players in order to improve healthcare infrastructure in the country.
Our report will provides extensive information and rational analysis of the Indian hospital sector. It also provides analysis of the various factors driving growth in the industry and at the same time existence of various challenges in the current scenario. Analysis and statistics regarding market size, growth, share, segmentation, and hospital infrastructure in various metropolitan cities have been thoroughly studied to present a comprehensive overview of the market.
Moreover, the report covers various approval and accreditation regulations in the country for the hospital and other health services’ setups. We hope that our report will work as an investment guide for clients and help them in devising their strategies, while investing in the sector.
The National Urban Health Mission as a sub-mission of National Health Mission was approved by the Cabinet on 1 May 2013. It aims to meet health care needs of the urban population with the focus on urban poor, by making available to them essential primary health care services and reducing their out of pocket expenses for treatment.