2020 showed us how ill-equipped we are in handling healthcare crisis. And every crisis leads to new opportunities and career. The growing awareness about health will definitely lead to a boost in per capita expenditure on healthcare and will increase demand for healthcare products and services. This in-turn will continue to multiply significant requirement for trained manpower in the Healthcare sector.
Healthcare industry in India comprises of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment. The industry is growing at a tremendous pace owing to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players.
Let us see the Indian Healthcare Industry’s Projected growth below:
Healthcare industry in India is projected to reach $372 bn by 2022
- The hospital industry in India, accounting for 80% of the total healthcare market, is witnessing a huge investor demand from both global as well as domestic investors. The hospital industry is expected to reach $132 bn by 2023 from $ 61.8 bn in 2017; growing at a CAGR of 16-17%.
- The Indian Medical Tourism market is expected to grow from its current size of $3 bn to $7-8 bn by 2020
- The diagnostics industry in India is currently valued at $4 bn. The share of organized sector is almost 25% in this segment (15% in labs and 10% in radiology).
- The primary care industry is currently valued at $13 bn. The share of organized sector is practically negligible in this case.
- Over 50,000 Ayushman Bharat centres, which aim at providing primary health care services to communities closer to their homes, are operational in India
Coming back to career… after class 12, majority of the students feel that its only Doctors and Nurses, who work in this sector, but, that’s the scenario. In fact, there are many job opportunities in this sector that are open to not only for science but also for commerce and arts students. Lets see some of those careers and courses that we conduct at SKFGI, leading to those careers.
Current hospital practice requires people trained in a variety of skills to manage patient care. In addition to marketing, accounting, and human resources, hospitals and institutions also need people that understand issues specific to managing patient care and the needs of medical professionals.
Healthcare administration has become so vital that undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees are now fairly common in the field.
We offer MBA with Healthcare as a specialization area and BBA-Hospital Management course, leading to this career of Healthcare Administrator.
Medical Technologist or Laboratory Technician
Medical Techs and Lab Techs perform all the testing requested by doctors when diagnosing and treating patients. Whether it involves information or tissue, it takes skilled technicians to operate the equipment and technology that makes this possible.People become Med Techs through a variety of degree programs, from biology to computer science. But there are now dedicated Medical Technology degree programs that train students in highly specialized laboratory skills. At SKFGI we offer B.Sc. in Medical Lab Technology course, leading to career as laboratory technician.
Healthcare Information Technology Manager
These are the people who take care of all the records, billing, and data collection that goes into proper healthcare. The technology that has recently made this more effective requires people with backgrounds in healthcare and administration. Biomedical scientists and hospitals are also becoming more reliant on people with the skills to help them interpret data and create models of diseases and healthcare populations. Our degree in BBA-Hospital Management will help you make career in this field.