Global Patient Handling Equipment Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2018 – 2025

Published - Aug 2018 | Category - Pharma & Healthcare | No. of Pages - 105 | Published By - ARC

Introduction

Patient handling equipment mainly includes devices or solutions used for transfer of immobilized patients from one place to another. Patient handling equipment mainly include, scooters, wheelchairs, medical beds, ambulatory aids, bathroom safety devices, transfer and mechanical equipment.

Medical beds capture the largest market share owing to their wide use in healthcare industry. They are widely used in hospitals, ambulatory care centres, emergency medical centres, ambulance services and geriatric care centres. Old age homes and palliative care centres are rapidly expanding their market share with widening of their customer base.

Market Dynamics

Constantly rising geriatric population is creating demand for patient handling equipment market across the world. Elderly population is more prone to immobilized patients owing to weakened mobility capacity. In addition, this population is also prone to orthopedic diseases which results in need for mobility aid solutions. Considering all the above mentioned factors together, market is likely to grow significantly in the near future.

In addition, continuously rising number of surgeries performed is fueling the number of patients needing mobility assistance. As a result, demand for patient handling equipment is constantly increasing. On the other hand, social stigma associated with use of assisted solutions is hindering the market growth. In addition, limited reimbursement coverage of these products is further challenging the market growth.


 

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