The Global Medical Second Opinion Market is expected to reach $10, 720, 21 million in 2026 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 15.9% throughout the forecast period 2020-2026.
Major players in the market are HCA Hospitals, AXA PPP Healthcare, Royal London Group, Helsana Group, Cleveland Clinic, Amradnet, Best Doctors Inc., Inova Care, Toranomon Hospitals, and Keio University Hospitals.
HCA offer a specialist second opinion service, both face-to-face and remotely for patients from all over the world, covering everything from complex circumstances to deciding on treatment options. Royal London Group has start online medicine for second option for quick and Easy Digital Access. If you are facing a complex medical issue, the Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion Program provides access to expertise that can inform your most important care decisions. The program allows you to connect with our world-class doctors without leaving home. Create an account and we’ll review your medical records, imaging, and test results to send you personalized treatment recommendations.
Cleveland Clinic’s MyConsult Online Medical Second Opinion service is available for patients who have already received a first opinion from their physician and would like to confirm that the diagnosis and treatment plan recommended (from the first physician opinion) is the best option. For a fee of $565.00 ($745.00 if pathology is included), you can receive a MyConsult Online Medical Second Opinion which securely connects patients via the web with the diagnostic expertise of world renowned Cleveland Clinic physician specialists.
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Sept 2020 Cancer is the second most common cause of death after heart failure across the world. Despite rapid medical advancements and the treatment options available today, cancer remains a major threat to our society. The occurrence of cancer in India is estimated to be around 2.5 million, with about 1.25 million new cases being registered every year and approximately 800,000 deaths related to the illness. Second opinion is the practice of a patient seeking an alternate evaluation of his or her diagnosis and course of treatment by another, or a few other specialist doctors to confirm the diagnosis and validate their treatment.
The goal of a Second Opinion is to get the best treatment for your specific situation and if this is the same as your treating physician that means that you are in the right hands and that is also great to know and will offer peace of mind. Best Doctors numbers show that in approximately 23% of the cases there is a change of diagnosis and in half of the cases a different treatment has been advised. So asking for a Second Opinion and making sure that you are on the right track is really essential and an important topic to discuss with your treating physician. Most (of them nowadays) are open minded about requesting a Second Opinion and are interested to learn about how another specialist looks at your situation and his/her findings.
By disorders, the global medical second opinion market is segmented into cancer, diabetes, cardiac disorders, neurological disorders, ocular disorders, and others. By Region it includes North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa). North America is dominating the medical second opinion market in 2020 and estimated to hold largest market size over the forecast period (2020-2027), owing to highly aware population, advanced healthcare infrastructure, and favorable government initiatives. There are many organizations working in the region to assist patients with second opinion such as WorldCare International Inc. that connects members with teams of specialists who work together to confirm diagnoses, review treatment plans, answer questions and deliver timely independent second opinions.