The increasing need for managerial jobs in the domain of healthcare in India is being observed profoundly with the expectations of exponential growth in India’s healthcare industry. The industry is expected to reach a value of almost 370 billion dollars as of 2022 and the primary reasons for this could be identified in substantial occurrence of non-communicable diseases and lifestyle related illnesses in India. The prolific increase in the number of clinics, nursing homes, hospitals as well as insurance companies facilitating medical insurance presents notable opportunities for employment of professionals to ensure smooth functioning and expansion of the enterprises. This aspect could be considered as the prime reason for increased interest among youngsters for careers in healthcare management.
The recent decision of the Central Government to launch the national health protection scheme Ayushman Bharat for providing health assurance of Rs. 5 lakh every year for each family to avail healthcare services is considered as the reason for reforming the dynamics of the healthcare industry in India. This aspect would be responsible for improving the demand for doctors and healthcare professionals. The other considerable factors that are responsible for maturity of India as a healthcare destination include references to eHealth initiatives by initiatives among which the Mother & Child Tracking system is widely implemented. The implications of Public Private partnerships in the healthcare sector in India are responsible for improving mergers and acquisitions among Indian companies and global firms which creates variety of new requirements and jobs for healthcare personnel in India.
The government’s decision to introduce free healthcare services would also imply a paradigm shift in accordance to which a higher number of hospitals would be in requirement of healthcare professionals to address concerns of an increased patient base. The other considerable factors that could lead to improved employment opportunities in healthcare management also reflect on the need for IT based jobs to support the systems for information sharing and monitoring of the Ayushman Bharat scheme.