Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Portable Medical Devices Market Forecasts & Opportunities to 2018" report to its offerings.
In a release, Research and Markets noted that report highlights include:
The mobile healthcare market is anticipated to grow at a phenomenal rate of 30.5 percent from 2013 to 2018.
Reasons for this growth include the prevalence of digital wireless and mobile communications, increased patient mobility and the rise in healthcare standards due to integration of wireless technology. The prominent trend in this market is the use of Bluetooth, NFC and ZigBee to leverage connectivity anywhere. The use of multiple sensors to make multi-parameter sensing medical monitors at low costs is another important trend in this market.
In the mobile cardiac monitor market, ECG machines are the most prominent segment, contributing 87 percent to the mobile cardiac monitor market. An ECG machine is the basic diagnostic tool used to detect various kinds of heart diseases. It is costly in comparison to all other equipment in this segment, so it accounts for the major share of the total revenue of the mobile cardiac monitor market. Mobile hemodynamic equipments are another important segment in the mobile healthcare market. Increase in the number of hypertension cases, increase in diabetic population and increasing demand for self-monitoring devices are the major drivers for this market. Processor and PMIC are the major contributors to the semiconductor revenue of mobile hemodynamic monitor market in 2013. In the mobile respiratory monitor market, sleep apnea monitor is the major contributor to the respiratory monitor market; holding 78.21 percent share as of 2013.
Scope of the report:
Portable healthcare equipments: Each segment covers the portable equipments market. Market drivers, restraints and trends are given for this section.
Semiconductor components: The semiconductor revenue for portable healthcare equipments is given in this section. The portable equipments are categorized as wired and wireless. Components such as PMIC, processor, memory, display and sensors are considered for revenue analysis.
Mobile Healthcare market: Each segment covers the mobile equipments market. This section gives the market revenues by connectivity IC and sensors. It also gives the shipments of these equipments
- Abbott Laboratories
- Carefusion Corp.
- Covidien Plc
- Freescale Semiconductor Holdings
- GE Healthcare
- Infineon Technologies
- LG Display
- Measurement Specialties
- Natus Medical
- Omnivision Technologies
- Omron Healthcare
- Philips Healthcare
- Renesas Electronics Corp.
- Roche Diagnostics
- Spacelabs Healthcare
- Texas Instruments
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