5G’s healthcare impact: 1 billion patients with improved access in 2030

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This report explores the impact of 5G on the healthcare industry. It illustrates the benefits and example use cases, as well as quantifying the potential efficiency gains, that 5G will enable.


Format: PDF filePages: 39 pagesCharts: 18Author: Darius SinghPublication Date: October 2019

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Executive summary
  • Technologies’ role in the healthcare industry
    • The challenges facing the healthcare industry
    • The role of technology in driving efficiency
  • The impact of 5G on the healthcare industry
    • What is 5G?
    • 5G’s relevance in the healthcare industry
    • New use cases and applications enabled by 5G
    • 5G could bring global savings of c. $90 billion in 2030
  • Next steps for the healthcare industry
    • The role of governments and the power of incentives
    • Collaboration with the telecommunications industry
  • Conclusion
    • Key recommendations for the industry

Table of Figures

  • Figure 1: The four pillars of technology that will help in driving efficiency
  • Figure 2: The benefits of 5G to the healthcare industry
  • Figure 3: The role of 5G in driving efficiency
  • Figure 4: 5G use cases for the healthcare industry
  • Figure 5: Mapping healthcare use cases to 5G’s capabilities
  • Figure 6: Mapping remote patient monitoring to 5G’s capabilities
  • Figure 7: Estimated global impact of remote patient monitoring (2030)
  • Figure 8: Mapping virtual consultations to 5G’s capabilities
  • Figure 9: Estimated global impact of virtual consultations via HD video (2030)
  • Figure 10: Mapping connected ambulance to 5G’s capabilities
  • Figure 11: Estimated global impact of connected ambulances (2030)
  • Figure 12: Global impact of 5G on healthcare (annual cost savings USD billions)
  • Figure 13: Relative impact of 5G by country income level in 2025 and 2030
  • Figure 14: 5G’s impact on SDGs for healthcare
  • Figure 15: Estimated global impact of 5G by region across key contact points
  • Figure 16: Table of 3GPP 5G standards releases
  • Figure 17: Telcos will have a role beyond connectivity

Technologies and industry terms referenced include: 5G, healthcare, digital health, IoT, digital transformation, use case, consumer, solutions, performance, efficiency, global, virtual, impact, standards