Gartner Research

New Industries 2030: WHealth

Published: 05 June 2015

ID: G00274983

Analyst(s): Ken McGee, Dale Kutnick , Hung LeHong


Digital innovation will lead to the creation of new and synergistic industries. In this research, CIOs learn how the increasing interdependence between health and wealth will create an industry — WHealth — to help individuals simultaneously meet goals in both areas.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Scenario 2030
  • Value Proposition
    • What Might WHealth Services Look Like?
    • Which Customers Would Be Suited to WHealth Industry Products and Services?
  • Roadmap to the WHealth Industry Based on Demand-Related Factors
    • Trend No. 1: People Are Living Longer
    • Trend No. 2: The Ratio of Employment-Aged People Versus Retirement-Aged People Is Declining
  • How Certain Industry Sectors Will React to These Trends
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Industry Sectors at Risk From Aging Trends
  • A New WHealth Industry
  • Recommendations

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