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"Home Healthcare Market Current Trends, Opportunities & Global Forecasts To 2016" Published

New Computer Technology research report from Markets and Markets is now available from Fast Market Research

 
PRLog - Apr. 22, 2012 - Home healthcare includes support and care services and devices which are provided at the patient's home. These care services include respiratory therapy, home infusion therapy, rehabilitation services, telehealth, unskilled home care and other services.

The most significant healthcare trend witnessed recently is the shift of treatment from hospitals to home in order to gain a cost advantage and reduce hospital expenditure. The move from treatment to proactive monitoring is also opening up new opportunities for the home healthcare market. Patients prefer home healthcare over hospitals mainly for the convenience and cost-effectiveness it offers. Third party home healthcare is witnessing huge demand due to better treatment quality ensured by trained medical professionals. The home healthcare market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2011 to 2016.

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This market is witnessing tremendous growth due to the rise in the aging population not only in the developed regions of the world but also in the developing countries. Awareness about the convenience and cost effectiveness offered by these equipment and services is also increasing the demand for this market. Asia displays a high CAGR owing to the rapidly increasing aging population in countries such as India, China, and Japan. Americas also maintains a stable growth mainly due to the reimbursements offered for specific equipment and the health policies of Medicaid and Medicare. Portability, customization, and automation are the key factors that home healthcare market players use to differentiate their products and services.

The geographies studied include Americas (U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Americas), Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe), Asia (India, China, Japan, South Korea, and Rest of Asia), and ROW (Pacific region which includes Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Africa). Among all the geographies mentioned above Americas commanded the largest share of 52.1% in the year 2011 of the Global Home Healthcare Market.

The scope of the report spans the home healthcare equipment market which comprises:

Home healthcare equipment market
Home therapeutic equipment market
Respiratory care devices
Insulin delivery devices
Dialysis equipment
IV equipment
Hearing aids
Other therapeutic devices
Home self-diagnostic monitoring equipment market
Diabetes care devices
Holter monitors
Fertility monitors
Heart rate meters
Apnea and sleep monitors
Patient monitors
Other monitoring devices
Mobility assist and other equipment market
Wheelchairs and related devices
Walking assist devices
Medical furniture
Home healthcare services market
Rehabilitation service providers
Unskilled home healthcare
Infusion therapy
Respiratory therapy
Home telehealth market
Telehealth monitoring devices
Telehealth monitors
Medical peripheral devices
Blood glucose meters
Pulse oximeters
Weight Scale
Peak flow meters
Blood pressure monitors
Others
Telehealth monitoring services
Physician services
Nursing services
Managed Equipment Services

Each section of the Home Healthcare Market research report offers market data for the various market segments and geographies. It also provides market trends with respect to drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

Partial Table of Contents:

1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS
1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.3 MARKETS COVERED
1.4 STAKEHOLDERS
1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
1.5.1 MARKET SIZE
1.5.2 KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES
1.5.3 KEY DATA POINTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES
1.5.4 ASSUMPTIONS

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 MARKET OVERVIEW

3.1 INTRODUCTION
3.2 NEED FOR HOME HEALTHCARE
3.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION
3.4 EVOLUTION
3.5 MARKET DYNAMICS
3.5.1 DRIVERS
3.5.1.1 Aging population is a key factor contributing to the adoption of healthcare at home
3.5.1.2 Rising healthcare costs create a need for more affordable treatment options
3.5.1.3 Rising incidence of chronic diseases directly impacts the demand for therapy and monitoring at home
3.5.1.4 Technological advances make durable medical equipment a feasible option for use at-home
3.5.1.5 Rise in the number of home healthcare personnel
3.5.2 RESTRAINTS
3.5.2.1 Unique risks to the personal safety and health of the healthcare workers
3.5.2.2 Change in reimbursement policies
3.5.2.3 Limited coverage for home care devices
3.5.2.4 Regulatory obstacles for newer generation of home healthcare products
3.5.3 OPPORTUNITIES
3.5.3.1 Strategic aligning offers cost efficiency
3.5.3.2 Telehealth improves patient monitoring
3.5.3.3 Home healthcare market shifting focus to developing regions
3.6 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS

4 HOME HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT
4.1 INTRODUCTION
4.2 DRIVERS
4.2.1 COST & CONVENIENCE
4.2.2 INCREASING AWARENESS OF SELF-DIAGNOSTIC METHODS
4.2.3 RISING PREVALENCE OF DISEASES & AGING POPULATION
4.3 RESTRAINTS
4.3.1 RESTRAINED TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION
4.3.2 LACK OF DIRECT REIMBURSEMENT POLICIES
4.3.3 FAST CHANGING TECHNOLOGIES
4.4 SELF DIAGNOSTICS / MONITORING EQUIPMENT
4.4.1 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.4.1.1 Increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases
4.4.1.2 Lack of reimbursement in developing nations
4.4.1.3 Self diagnostic/monitoring devices dominate the equipment market
4.4.2 HOME DIABETES CARE DEVICES
4.4.2.1 Blood glucose meters
4.4.2.2 Blood glucose test strips
4.4.3 HOME HOLTER MONITORS
4.4.4 HOME PREGNANCY/FERTILITY TESTS
4.4.5 HEART RATE METERS
4.4.6 HOME - APNEA & SLEEP MONITORS
4.4.7 HOME PATIENT MONITORS
4.4.8 OTHER HOME PATIENT MONITORS

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