45 Best Healthcare Business Ideas For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Interested to start a healthcare business but not quite sure what to start?

The good news is, there are so many opportunities to become an entrepreneur and build an innovative product/service in this line of work.

If you're looking to start your own healthcare business, there are several stunning options you can choose from.

We put a list together below of the most profitable healthcare business ideas you can start today!

Here they are:

1. Start a transcription service business ($1.2M/year)

Ben Walker from Denver, CO, USA started Transcription Outsourcing over 10 years ago, a transcription service business.

  • Revenue: $100,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 4
  • Location: Denver, CO, USA

I grew up in Omaha, NE with four siblings and parents who’ve started probably around 20 companies. So new companies, employees, clients, and everything that goes with starting new companies were normal dinner table topics. Not that we as kids were asked our opinions, more that we got to listen to our parents talk things through that were front and center for them at that time. Which were things like who to hire for what jobs, who to let go, where to start a new office or location, and if they should borrow more money for expansion or not.

We had front row seats and that has helped more than I would have ever guessed it would when I was 10 years old bored out of my mind not being able to join the conversation at dinner.

At the same time I was learning at dinner by osmosis I started playing tennis almost every day. Then I was able to go to an all-boys prep school for high school. Both of those things also contributed considerably to me ending up being a business owner.

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Ben Walker, on starting Transcription Outsourcing ($100,000/month) full story ➜

2. Start a medical software development business ($1.2M/year)

James Bates from Scottsdale started AdviNow Medical over 4 years ago, a medical software development business.

  • Revenue: $100,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 25
  • Location: Scottsdale

Before AdviNOW, James ran a $1 Billion business in self-driving vehicle technology. When that business was sold, James retired. He quickly realized that similar artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies can automate around the doctor as they automated around the driver of a car.

Entrepreneurs need to be creative, be persistent, and work hard to find success.

As a seasoned veteran, James is acutely aware of the potential pitfalls of launching a new technology that utilizes artificial intelligence. More important than all of that, though, James has a history of being at the forefront of innovation, seeing a clear vision of the future, and making it a reality. To reduce the barrier to healthcare James started his company, AdviNow (Advise Now) Medical, a pioneer in the AI-driven medical world. James’ vision is propelling the medical world to a highly advanced future.

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James Bates, on starting AdviNow Medical ($100,000/month) full story ➜

3. Start a dermatology business ($8.4M/year)

Scott R. Melamed from Penfield, New York, USA started ProMD Health about 2 years ago, a dermatology business.

  • Revenue: $700,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 24
  • Location: Penfield, New York, USA

The concept for ProMD Health was initially created by my partner Dr. George Gavrila. Believe it or not, he began by treating toenail fungus using a single laser in a 1 room medical office. He was our first receptionist, medical assistant, and physician. He saved every penny he could from that to get trained in Botox and thus ProMD Health was born. We are now one of if not the largest purchasers of Botox and Dermal fillers in the Mid-Atlantic and one of the top practice groups in the country.

From day one he had the dream of building a company that brought the flourishing industry of Aesthetic Dermatology to more than just the elite while also finding a way to bring the power back to the physician so that they could own their own practice and share in his dream in light of heavy pressure to join ever growing HMOs or multi-physician owned large practice groups.

But he couldn’t do it alone, he recognized the need for a partner.

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Scott R. Melamed, on starting ProMD Health ($700,000/month) full story ➜

4. Start a blogging business ($60K/year)

Chhavi Agarwal from New Delhi, Delhi, India started Mrs Daaku Studio over 2 years ago, a blogging business.

  • Revenue: $5,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 3
  • Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India

I am a licensed attorney in India and right after my master’s in law, I started working with a leading company as a lawyer. I worked there for about two years before I quit my job to become more location independent.

Choose a niche in whatever you start. It is critical for streamlining your efforts and make money.

My job paid me well but I worked 12 hours a day, I was exhausted by the end of each day, spent my weekends sleeping and I almost quit the things I liked to do - for example, sketching, yoga, traveling, etc.

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Chhavi Agarwal, on starting Mrs Daaku Studio ($5,000/month) full story ➜

5. Start a maternity store ($60K/year)

Wendy Foster from Portland, Oregon, USA started Mamalates about 13 years ago, a maternity store.

  • Revenue: $5,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

I’ve always been an entrepreneur! I have a knack for noticing what is missing that people will want and filling that gap. I had experience working as a therapeutic Pilates instructor for years but I never had to recover from childbirth. As a skier, climber and general movement enthusiast, I was familiar with discomfort, physical pain and enduring miserable situations but nothing prepared and humbled me like the marathon of labor, birth and postpartum.

Just offering 1-3 products as you launch your store is plenty. Even if you don’t have it all figured out. For me, it helps to works backwards from 5 years. Then you can figure out what you need to do today to make the 5 year goal happen.

After a long labor and c-section, I felt like a train wreck! I was recovering from surgery in an unfamiliar body caring for a newborn and not sleeping. I was suffering from The Baby Blues and was completely humbled by my chronic pain, weakness and overall overwhelm. I started to piece myself back together physically by modifying traditional Pilates stretches and exercises and using the foam roller for self myofascial release.

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Wendy Foster, on starting Mamalates ($5,000/month) full story ➜

6. Start a health care training business ($180K/year)

Kyle Golding from Oklahoma, USA started Vorttx Training and Testing about 4 years ago, a health care training business.

  • Revenue: $15,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Oklahoma, USA

My co-founder Tadd Weese is an operations manager for a long-term medical facility. Part of his job is doing emergency response training for the entire staff of the facility and then proving this training had been done whenever the facility was inspected by state or federal regulators.

A huge part of our journey has been our decision to go slow with a technology product. We could have taken loans, shopped for VC money or even raised “friends and family” funding to go faster but we really didn’t want to be constrained in that way.

This is required by law, but there is no official tool, document, process etc. to execute the training and document. This would be like filing your taxes without the IRS forms.

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Kyle Golding, on starting Vorttx Training and Testing ($15,000/month) full story ➜

7. Start a medical app ($1.2M/year)

Shuhan He from California, USA started Qolty over 3 years ago, a medical app.

  • Revenue: $100,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 10
  • Location: California, USA

I am an emergency medicine fourth year resident at the Harvard Teaching Hospital Affiliates Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. Medicine has always been my love, and I am lucky to be able to practice it.

Conduct Science was born out of the evident need for cutting-edge research tools across the board. To achieve reliability across all research, the same standard of equipment should be used by every researcher.

Bootstrapping is a model which means that your company runs entirely on its own revenue. You grow with profits and revenue that your company generates, rather than inflate the value of the company with shareholders. Allowing revenue to drive the company means that you are really focused on the most important thing in business, which is your customer base.

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Shuhan He, on starting Qolty ($100,000/month) full story ➜

8. Become a nutritionist ($24K/year)

Haley Hughes from Greeley, Colorado, USA started RDRx Nutrition almost 7 years ago, a nutritionist.

  • Revenue: $2,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 1
  • Location: Greeley, Colorado, USA

I have always been a strong-willed, hard-working, and sometimes stubborn person.

I’m definitely “The Achiever” on the enneagram test, so working for myself has been a great change for the most part. I stand up for what I believe in, especially when it comes to patient care.

After graduating with a Master’s degree in dietetics, completing a 2-year-long internship process and taking a huge exam I was so excited to start my career. My dream job (so I thought) was to be an intensive care unit dietitian, because I felt it would be challenging and rewarding.

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Haley Hughes, on starting RDRx Nutrition ($2,000/month) full story ➜

9. Start a medical records management business

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10. Start a medical billing service business

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11. Start a medicine distribution business

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12. Start a retail pharmacy business

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13. Start a hospital equipments distribution business

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14. Start a drug testing business

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15. Start a health consultations business

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16. Start a health insurance business

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17. Start a veterinary clinic business

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18. Start a child care business

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19. Start an in-home senior care business

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20. Start a medical scrubs business

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21. Start a hospital cleaning business

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22. Start a wearable technology device business

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23. Start a blood testing business

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24. Start a blood bank business

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25. Start a drug rehabilitation center business

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26. Become a physical therapist

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27. Start a marijuana dispensary design business

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28. Start a health information website business

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29. Start a diabetic care center business

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30. Start a home healthcare service business

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31. Start a childbirth service business

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32. Start a medical foot care business

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33. Start a hearing aid dispensary business

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34. Start a medical equipment manufacturing business

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35. Start a waste disposal business

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36. Start a medical emergency transportation business

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37. Start an eye clinic business

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38. Start a pediatrician business

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39. Start a herbal remedy business

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40. Start a diagnostic center business

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41. Start a pathological labs business

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42. Start a nursing home/hospital business

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43. Start an orthopedic supply store business

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44. Become a wellness coach ($24K/year)

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45. Start a sleep technician business

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