Handhelds in Healthcare: Markets for Smartphones, iPads and Other Tablet PCs, PDAs, Monitors & Scanners in Medical Applications

 
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Published Feb 1, 2012 | 180 Pages | Pub ID: KLI6789230

A desire to deliver better care and make healthcare workers more productive, as well as the incentives and mandates for EMR usage, has made handhelds ubiquitous in healthcare worldwide. Increasingly healthcare providers are using devices that can provide information and allow them to research, communicate and order services on a mobile basis.

This Kalorama Information report - Handhelds in Healthcare- represents Kalorama's second edition of its review of the market for these type of devices. The report focuses on two primary segments:

Patient Monitoring Devices, including:

  • Blood pressure devices
  • Pulse oximeters
  • ECG/EKG monitors
  • Ultrasound
  • Diabetes Insulin monitors
  • Prothrombin Time monitors
  • TENS
  • Fetal heart monitors

Administrative Devices, including:

  • Smartphones and PDAs
  • iPads and Other Tablet PCs
  • Inventory/Medication Management Scanners
Handheld patient monitoring devices include a wide range of products which provide the benefits of diagnosing, consulting, monitoring and treating patients. Handheld administrative devices include products to streamline healthcare workflow and improve efficiency—patient care. Namely these products include PDAs, tablet PCs and inventory/medication scanners.

As part of its detailed coverage of the market for handhelds in healthcare, the report includes the following important market information:

  • Global Market size and Forecast of Handheld Device Segments
  • Geographic breakdown (US, Europe, Japan, Rest of Asia, Rest of World) of Market Size for Patient Monitoring and Administrative Devices
  • The Apple iPad and it's Role in the Market
  • The Role of EMR and Electronic Prescription
  • Ten Case Studies of Health Systems Using Handhelds
  • Possible Growth Inhibitors
  • Cloud Technology Role
  • Description of Handhelds on the Market Designed for Healthcare Applications
  • Key Challenges to Healthcare Sales
  • Detailed Profiles of Major Companies
  • Physician and Hospital Statistics: Usage and Purchasing
  • Discussion of Implementation of Handhelds and Cost and Effectiveness of Their Use
  • Kalorama Small-Sample US Hospital Survey of Goals for Handheld Usage
The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical, information technology and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering primary information. For the purpose of this study Kalorama Information conducted interviews with more than 50 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel.

These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with IT company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.

As part of this report's coverage, the following companies are profiled:

  • Apple
  • Draeger Medical
  • GE Healthcare
  • Global Media
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Medtronic
  • Omron
  • Research In Motion
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Socket Mobile
  • Welch Allyn
All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers’ level. The base year for data was 2011. Historical data was provided for the years 2009 and 2010, with forecast data provided for 2011 through 2016. Compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) are provided. The forecasted market analysis for 2011-2016 was highly influenced by the uptake of new technologies in the health industry, government incentives and requirements, product marketing, and demographic trends.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • Healthcare Industry
  • Scope and Methodology
  • Size and Growth of the Market
  • Issues Facing the IT Healthcare Market
  • Competitor
CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION
  • Healthcare Industry
    • The United States Healthcare Market
    • European Healthcare Markets
    • Asia-Pacific Healthcare Markets
    • Healthcare Establishments
    • Hospitals
      • U.S. Hospital Chains
      • Consolidation in the Industry
      • Handheld Device Technology Adoption in Hospitals
    • Physicians
      • Number of Physicians
      • Handheld Device Technology Adoption by Physicians
    • Nursing Homes
      • Handheld Device Technology Adoption by Nursing Homes
    • Pharmacies
      • Handheld Device Technology Adoption by Pharmacies
      • The Value Chain of the Healthcare Industry
  • Demographic Trends
    • US Demographics
    • Population Over Age 65
    • World Demographics
CHAPTER THREE: INDUSTRY TRENDS
  • Overview
  • Industry Challenges
    • Emphasis on Reducing Hospital Care Days
    • Decreasing Healthcare Resources
    • Nursing Shortage
    • Capacity Constraints
    • Health Information Technology and American Investment and Recovery Act of 2009 (ARRA)
    • Meaningful Use
    • Industry Initiatives to Meet Meaningful Use Requirements
    • Bar Code Label Requirements and Technology Demands
    • ‘Cloud’ Technology
    • Hospitals’ Primary Focus: Improve Patient Care
CHAPTER FOUR: PRODUCTS AND COMPETITORS
  • Overview
  • Patient Monitoring Devices
    • Telemedicine
    • Patient Monitoring Applications
    • Blood Pressure Monitors
      • Growth Factors and Benefits of Hand Held Blood Pressure Monitors
      • Industry Challenges for Implementation
    • Pulse Oximeters
    • ECG/EKG
    • Ultrasound
    • Fetal Heart Monitors
    • Diabetes Monitors
    • Prothrombin Time Monitors
    • TENS/EMS Devices
    • New Developments and Trends
      • MelaFind Melanoma Detection Imaging System
      • JM-103 Jaundice Meter
    • Handheld Patient Monitoring Market Summary
    • Competitor Summary
  • Administrative Devices
    • PDAs and Smartphones
    • Defining Smartphones and PDAs
    • Uses of Healthcare PDAs
    • Benefits of Healthcare PDAs
    • Challenges in the Implementation of PDAs in Healthcare Settings
    • New Developments and Trends
    • Tablet PCs
    • EMR Software
    • E-prescription Software
    • New Developments and Trends
    • Inventory Scanners and Medication Management Devices
    • Benefits of Handheld Inventory/Medication Devices
    • Challenges in the Implementation of Handheld Inventory/Medication Devices
    • New Developments and Trends
    • Handheld Healthcare Administrative Device Market Summary
    • Competitor Summary
CHAPTER FIVE: MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Total Market Size and Growth
  • Market by Geographical Region
  • Market Drivers and Inhibitors
  • Growth Drivers
  • Emerging Trends
CHAPTER SIX: IMPLEMENTATION OF HANDHELD DEVICES: TECHNOLOGY BEHIND HANDHELD DEVICES
  • Overview
  • Overview of Wireless Technologies
    • Wireless Personal Area Network - Bluetooth
    • Wireless Personal Area Network - RFID
    • Wireless Personal Area Network - ZigBee
    • Wireless Personal Area Network - UWB
    • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
    • Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN)
    • Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
  • Examples of Implemented Technologies
    • Bethesda Children’s Hospital—Meadville, Pennsylvania
    • George Washington University Hospital—Washington D.C.
    • Good Samaritan Hospital—Vincennes, Indiana
    • Meridian Health—New Jersey
    • Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network (UHN)—New York, New York
    • OSU Medical Centre—Ohio
    • Sentara Healthcare—Norfolk, Virginia
    • St. Clair Hospital—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • St. Vincent’s Hospital—Birmingham, Alabama
    • The Whole Child Pediatrics P.S.C.—Florence, Kentucky
    • Therapy Partners—Ontario, Canada
CHAPTER SEVEN: COMPETITOR PROFILES
  • Overview
  • Apple, Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Products and Services
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Development
    • Locations
  • Draeger Medical, Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Products and Services
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Development
    • Locations
  • GE Healthcare
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Services
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Development
    • Locations
  • Global Media Group, LLC
    • Company Overview
    • Products and Services
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Growth Strategy
  • Hewlett Packard Corporation
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Service
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Developments
    • Locations
  • Medtronic, Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Service
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Developments
    • Locations
  • Omron Corporation
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Products and Service
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Developments
    • Locations
  • Research in Motion Ltd.
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Services
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Development
    • Locations
  • Siemens Healthcare
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Service
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Developments
    • Locations
  • Socket Mobile, Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Service
    • Growth Strategy
    • New Developments
    • Locations
  • Welch Allyn, Inc.
    • Company Overview
    • Performance Review
    • Key Acquisitions, Alliances, and Partnerships
    • Products and Service
    • Locations
LIST OF COMPANIES

REGULATORY AUTHORITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

LIST OF EXHIBITS

CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    Table 1-1: The Global Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices 2007-2016

  • Figure 1-1: The Global Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices 2007-2016

CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION
  • Table 2-1: Total Healthcare Expenditures as a Percent of GDP by Country 1990, 2000 and 2008

  • Figure 2-1: Total Healthcare Expenditures as a Percent of GDP by Country 1990, 2000, and 2007

  • Figure 2-2: By Sector Contribution to the U.S. GDP

  • Figure 2-3: The U.S. Healthcare Spending (1960-2015)

  • Table 2-2: U.S. Registered Hospitals by Type, 2010

  • Figure 2-4: Number of Hospitals in the US, 1975-2005, Estimated 2015

  • Table 2-3: Select For-Profit U.S. Hospital Chains, 2010 Data

  • Figure 2-5: Number of Hospital Mergers in the US, 1998-2007

  • Figure 2-6: Number of Physician Offices, 2000-2009

  • Figure 2-7: Number of Nursing Homes, 2000-2009

  • Figure 2-8: Number of Pharmacies and Drug Stores, 2000-2009

  • Figure 2-9: Value Chain of the Healthcare Industry

  • Table 2-4: The U.S. Population, 1980-2020

  • Figure 2-10: The US Population, 1980-2020

  • Table 2-5: Percent U.S. Population Over Age 65 by Year

  • Figure 2-11: Estimated Population by Age Group, 2000 and 2050

  • Table 2-6: The World Population, 1980-2020

  • Figure 2-12: The World Population, 1980-2020

CHAPTER THREE: INDUSTRY TRENDS
  • Figure 3-1: Estimated Implementation of IT-related Technologies and Applications in Developed Regions, (includes both completed and in-progress systems)

  • Figure 3-2: IT Priorities of Healthcare Organizations in the US, 2005-2008

  • Figure 3-3: Percent of U.S. Hospitals Citing Factor as Number One Reasons for ED Diversion, Current Survey March 2010

  • Table 3-1: Stage 1 Criteria for Meaningful Use

  • Figure 3-4: Percent of Organizations that Expect to Qualify for Meaningful Use in 2011 or 2012

  • Figure 3-5: Investment in ARRA, 2010-2011

  • Figure 3-6: Distribution of Fatal Prescribing Errors

  • Figure 3-7: Electronic vs. Paper Prescription Ordering, 2010-2011

  • Figure 3-8: Key Business Objectives, Healthcare Facilities, 2009-2010

CHAPTER FOUR: PRODUCTS AND COMPETITORS
  • Table 4-1: Select Handheld Patient Monitoring Systems Current as of December 2011

  • Table 4-2: The Market for Handheld Patient Monitoring Devices Estimated Products Sales by Product Type, 2011

  • Figure 4-1: The Market for Handheld Patient Monitoring Devices Estimated Products Sales by Product Type, 2011

  • Table 4-3: Select Handheld Administrative Devices Current as of December 2011

  • Table 4-4: Percent of Office-based Physicians Using EMR/EHR, 2001-2011

  • Table 4-5: The Market for Handheld Healthcare Administrative Devices Estimated Products Sales by Product Type (Blood pressure devices, Pulse oximeters, ECG/EKG monitors, Ultrasound, Diabetes insulin monitors, Prothrombin time monitors, TENS, Fetal heart monitors), 2011

  • Figure 4-2: The Market for Handheld Healthcare Administrative Devices Estimated Products Sales by Product Type (Blood pressure devices, Pulse oximeters, ECG/EKG monitors, Ultrasound, Diabetes insulin monitors, Prothrombin time monitors, TENS, Fetal heart monitors), 2011

  • Figure 4-3: Suppliers’ Share of the Handheld Administrative Device Market for Healthcare, Estimated 2011

CHAPTER FIVE: MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Table 5-1: The Global Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices by Segment 2007-2016

  • Figure 5-1: The Global Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices by Segment 2007-2016

  • Figure 5-2: The Global Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices by Segment 2011

  • Table 5-2: The Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2007-2016

  • Figure 5-3: The Market for Handheld Healthcare Devices Market Share by Geographic Region, 2011

  • Figure 5-4: U.S. Healthcare Spending, 2000-2015

  • Figure 5-5 : Age-wise Population Distribution, 1980-2020

  • Figure 5-6: Ambulatory Care Visits to Physicians’ Office and Hospital Outpatient and Emergency Departments by Age, 2000-2020e

  • Figure 5-7: Demand-Supply Gap for Nurses in the US, 2000-2020 (in thousands)

  • Figure 5-8: Demand-Supply Gap for Physicians in the U.S., 2005-2025

  • Figure 5-9: Most Significant Barriers to Implementing IT, 2011

CHAPTER SIX: IMPLEMENTATION OF HANDHELD DEVICES: TECHNOLOGY BEHIND HANDHELD DEVICES
    Figure 6-1
  • Wireless Networking Technologies

  • Figure 6-2

  • Range of Wireless Networking Technologies

CHAPTER SEVEN: COMPETITOR PROFILES
  • Table 7-1: Corporate Details of Apple, Inc.

  • Table 7-2: Financial Details of Apple, Inc 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-1: Apple, Inc Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-2: Apple-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-3: Corporate Details of Draeger Medical, Inc.

  • Table 7-4: Financial Details of Draeger AG 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-3: Draeger AG Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-5: Corporate Details of General Electric Company

  • Table 7-6: Financial Details of GE Corporation 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-4: GE Healthcare Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-5: GE-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-7: Corporate Details of Global Media

  • Table 7-8: Corporate Details of Hewlett Packard

  • Table 7-9: Financial Details of Hewlett Packard 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-6: Hewlett Packard’s Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-10: Corporate Details of Medtronic Inc.

  • Table 7-11: Financial Details of Medtronic 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-7: Medtronic’s Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-8: Medtronic’s Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-12: Corporate Details of Omron Corporation

  • Table 7-13: Financial Details of Omron Corporation 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-9: Omron Corporation Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • 158 Figure 7-10: Omron Corporation Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-14: Corporate Details of Research In Motion Limited

  • Table 7-15: Financial Details of Research In Motion Limited 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-11: Research In Motion Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-12: Research In Motion Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-16: Corporate Details of Siemens Healthcare

  • Table 7-17: Financial Details of Siemens Healthcare 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-13: Siemens Healthcare Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-14: Siemens AG Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-18: Corporate Details of Socket Mobile

  • Table 7-19: Financial Details of Socket Mobile 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-15: Socket Mobile Revenues 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Figure 7-16: Socket Mobile’s Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2011 ($millions)

  • Table 7-20: Corporate Details of Welch Allyn

APPENDIX: LIST OF COMPANIES REGULATORY AUTHORITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

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