Home healthcare is one of the biggest things in the market nowadays. People nowadays prefer to get treated in the comfort of their homes rather than getting treated in a big hospital with a number of facilities. This is mainly because people find that life nowadays is highly uncertain and they wouldn’t want to spend that in the confines of a hospital where they are required to meet the rules and regulations put forward by the management and are kept away from meeting their relatives and loved ones beyond certain hours. Moreover, in many places home health care has proven to be much more effective than hospital care because the patient is subjected to the undivided attention of the healthcare professionals who are present and there is very less chance to have a case of medical negligence. The global Home Healthcare Market is anticipated to garner maximum market share owing to factors such as escalating elderly population, rising demand for affordable healthcare, and increasing cases of chronic disorders, which are constantly attributing towards this market industry.
Home healthcare is one of the biggest emerging markets because there increasing confidence of doctors in personalised healthcare. This is mainly because hospitals nowadays especially multispecialty hospitals take in numerous number of patients which exceeds their capacity and are highly understaffed to handle so many patients. This is one of the main reasons why people do not prefer to admit their friends or relatives in big and huge multispecialty hospitals. Also in case of patients who are in a coma or with severe conditions wherein they are paralysed or immobile or even brain dead, home healthcare can be a more feasible option when compared to that of admitting in a huge hospital with numerous facilities. Most of the hospitals nowadays run with a commercial motive and are extremely money minded. Their primary motive is to make money rather than a service and socialistic motive that the hospitals are required to have. Due to this reason, home healthcare is preferred because it is less expensive when compared to multispecialty hospitals and also provides personal healthcare and attention.
Advantages of home healthcare:
- It provides personalised healthcare.
- It reduces the chances of having medical negligence cases.
- It provides all the equipment at the disposal of the patient at all times.
- It is less expensive for treating terminally ill patients when compared to their treatment in big, fancy, multispecialty hospitals.
- It does not place any restriction on visiting of visitors, friends and relatives
Home healthcare is becoming a big thing nowadays as it provides a lot of convenience for all the people involved in terms of time, money and other resources. It also can have a great psychological effect on the mind of the patient who gets to stay in familiar surroundings along with family.