Demand for Home Care Products in US Goes Up, According to Kalorama Information11 May 2012 • by Natalie Aster
Home medical equipment such as mobility aids and bathroom safety supplies, for example, addresses the needs of individuals requiring assistance with activities of daily living. For administering certain drugs, particularly anti-infectives and nutritional products, infusion therapy allows individuals to receive care in their own homes, for greater quality of life as well as considerably lower expense than inpatient treatment. Oxygen therapy equipment assists individuals with breathing difficulties resulting from severe lung diseases. Defibrillators may be used on an emergency basis to re-start the hearts of patients with cardiovascular impairments. Miscellaneous medical equipment may be used to manage chronic conditions including incontinence and stomas, while general supplies support other home care segments.
Growth in the ambulatory aids market continues to be driven by several key trends including the aging U.S. population, new product introductions and relatively generous government reimbursement programs, despite recent modifications.
This report «The Market for Home Care Products, 7th Edition» by Kalorama Information covers the market for products specially designed to assist with regular tasks of daily living. As part of its market analysis, this report includes the following information:
- current U.S. market size estimates and forecasts to 2016;
- market forecast to 2016;
- breakouts of market by product type;
- disease demographics of relevance to home care product usage;
- market share of key competitors by device category;
- discussion of competitive bidding and healthcare reform;
- other issues and trends affecting the industry;
- profiles of key competitors.
The Market for Home Care Products, 7th Edition
Published: April, 2012
Price: US$ 3.995,00
A broad range of companies compete within the U.S. market for home care products. Most are small, privately-held companies that are active within only one or two segments. Many of these companies have long histories supplying a relatively specialized range of home care products. Although a few have international businesses, most operate exclusively in the United States.
More information can be found in the report “The Market for Home Care Products, 7th Edition” by Kalorama Information.
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