Several assistances offered by urgent care apps in emergency conditions, for instance, chronic pain guidance, pain management function for panic situations, and immediate appointment booking is fueling the demand of the urgent care apps market. As urgent care apps provide benefits in fewer hospital readmissions, and growing emphasis on providing patient-centric care among the healthcare sector are also contributing towards the growth of the global urgent care apps market. Further, emergence of 4G network, increased connectivity, and rapidly increasing digitalization in the healthcare industry are some major factors supporting the growth of the urgent care apps market. Additionally, with the rapid expansion of telecommunication sector and increasing use of smartphones, adoption of real time response channels among patients over traditional communication channels that mostly lead to disturbance and jams, the market of urgent care apps is projected to have a princely growth. This provides an advantage to the user and healthcare professionals for addressing numerous problems precisely. Urgent care apps are proven to be effective in addressing chronic disease conditions. Globally, the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, stroke, trauma, Parkinson’s disease, and other similar conditions is high and according to WHO, around 17.9 million people died due to chronic vascular diseases, out of which 84% of deaths were registered due to stroke and heart attack. With the growing awareness regarding urgent care in CVD patients, the demand for urgent care apps is expected to increase over the forecast period 2021-2028. Furthermore rapid rise in utilization of urgent care apps was witnessed, in COVID-19 pandemic owing to the panic conditions and hesitation in going to the hospitals. Therefore, covid-19 situation triggered the use of urgent care apps in 2020.
The global urgent care apps market is classified based on type and clinical area. Based on the type, the global urgent care apps market is categorized into pre-hospital emergency care & triaging apps, in-hospital communication & collaboration apps, and post-hospital apps.
Key players in the market are focusing on developing advanced lawn rakers to stay ahead in the competitive market. Some of the major players operating in the market include Allm Inc., Vocera Communications, CommuniCare Technology, Inc., TigerConnect, Inc., Voalte, Twiage Inc., PatientSafe Solutions, Inc., Imprivata, Inc.,
Johnson & Johnson Health & Wellness Solutions, Inc., and Siilo among others.
- Interoperability growth and healthcare app-EMR integration with urgent care.
- Rapid growth in telemedicine and patient access improvements.
- Growth of retailed based, speciality, and varying models of urgent cares.