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Top telehealth companies by market share

Telehealth, also referred to as telemedicine, is the modernization of healthcare delivery via remote clinical services. Telehealth technology has existed since the 1950s but has been making huge strides in the past decade or so due to rapid technological advancements in areas like video software and communication.

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically accelerated the adoption of telehealth technology by hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country. While telehealth usage has fallen from pandemic highs, the technology appears poised to stay as another tool in the provider’s toolbox to treat patients, particularly those in the mental healthcare space.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten telehealth companies in the U.S. ranked by market share as of January 2024. Data in this analysis is from the Definitive Healthcare Atlas Technology Install Dataset and HospitalView product.

Top telemedicine providers ranked by market share

RankVendor% Market penetration% Vendor market shareExplore dataset
1Zoom Video Communications Inc22.81%35.96%Explore
3Proprietary Software7.60%11.99%Explore
5Cisco Systems6.49%10.22%Explore
8Philips Healthcare4.44%7.00%Explore
9Microsoft Corporation3.99%6.30%Explore

Fig. 1: Data from the Definitive HealthcareAtlas Technology Install Dataset and HospitalView product. Data is from a variety of public and proprietary sources. Accessed January 2024.

What is the most used telehealth platform?

Zoom dominates the telehealth space with a market share of 35.96%. Since COVID-19, Zoom has become a ubiquitous form of communication across people’s personal and professional lives. Despite being a general-use telecommunications software, Zoom is the dominant telehealth vendor.

Amwell is ranked second with a market share of 13.16%. Unlike Zoom, Amwell offers telehealth solutions specialized for a wide range of care settings.

Up from 9.46% in 2023, proprietary software solutions now represent nearly 12% of the telehealth market, suggesting that providers are increasingly turning to internal solutions for their telehealth needs.

Healthcare-specific developer and telecom manufacturer Cisco Systems round out the top five with each vendor garnering between 10-12% market share.

What is the telehealth market size?

According to data from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product, 78.6% of hospitals have a telemedicine solution installed. That still leaves over a third of hospitals without a telehealth vendor in place, representing a significant opportunity for telehealth software companies to increase market penetration and expand their market share.

As patients continue to prioritize convenience in their care choices, telehealth offers traditional providers a pathway to boosting their competitive value in a hybrid health world increasingly served by retail and digital health organizations.

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