SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- High incidence of mental health disorders, lack of access to mental
Frost & Sullivan's research, US Telemental Health Market, Forecast to 2021, finds that market revenue totalled $270.1 million in 2016 and is forecast to reach $746.6 million by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.5 percent. The study provides a detailed analysis of market dynamics, including best practices, drivers, restraints, growth opportunities, competitive factors, revenue forecast, vendor ecosystem assessment, and enabling technologies.
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"Many people in the US live in geographic areas that are underserved by mental health professionals and could significantly benefit from telemental health services," said Digital Health Principal Analyst Victor Camlek. "There have also been several studies and programs under the US Veteran's Affairs (US VA) to utilize telemental health to serve the needs of military veterans afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In addition, the challenges associated with substance abuse are opportunity areas ripe for telemental health service deployment."
Although telemental health solutions provide great promises, challenges do exist, including the lack of a standard reimbursement policy and regulation disparity across states. In addition, telepsychiatric services must conform to the legal issues involved in the remote prescription of controlled substances that are associated with the federal government's Ryan Haight Act. To succeed, telemental health players should look toward embracing strategic imperatives, such as:
"The US telemental healthcare market is expected to grow significantly as results continue to be documented with datapoints showing the success of the telemental program. In addition, political, regulatory, and healthcare stakeholders realize that the potential to offset a serious prevalence of mental and behavioral issues and address the shortage of mental health professionals requires multiple solutions," noted Camlek.
US Telemental Health Market, Forecast to 2021 forms part of Frost & Sullivan's Digital Health Growth Partnership Service program.
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