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The Market for Home Care Products, 8th Edition (Wheelchairs, Walkers, Ambulatory Aids, Oxygen Products, Infusion Products, Home Ventilators, Incontinence Supplies, Defibrillators, Ostomy Products, Bathroom Safety & General Supplies)

Demand in the U.S. market for home care products and equipment continues to rise, with an aging population and an ongoing shift of chronic care patients from hospitals to home. New medical-technology devices are making it possible for the aging population and individuals with acute illnesses to remain at home and advances in treating acute diseases such as heart failure have transformed them into chronic diseases, allowing patients to live more productive lives at home as well. The Market for Home Care Products, 8th Edition, 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 2019
  • Market Forecast to 2019
  • 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

Home care products assist individuals with activities related to daily living and may also provide medical treatment that would otherwise be obtained through a hospital or other care facility. Products that assist with daily living include home medical equipment such as ambulatory aids, bathroom safety supplies and home care beds and support surfaces; and general equipment and supplies. Products that provide palliative care include infusion devices; oxygen therapy equipment and defibrillators. These offer treatment that would otherwise be provided in a healthcare facility. Related segments covered in this report include:

  • Walkers and Rollators
  • Canes and Walking Sticks
  • Crutches
  • Scooters
  • Bathroom Safety Supplies
  • Home Care Beds
  • Wheelchairs, Manual
  • Wheelchairs, Powered
  • Miscellaneous Patient Aids
  • Infusion Products
  • Oxygen Concentrators
  • Oxygen Systems
  • Ventilators
  • Incontinence Supplies
  • Defibrillators
  • Ostomy Products
  • General Supplies

The following trends directly affect his industry and are covered in this report:

  • Health Care Reform
  • Cost Containment Issues
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Improper Payments
  • Professional Services
  • Demographic Trends
  • Hospitals Shortening Length of Stay
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Delivery Channels
  • Technological Advances

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 and record annual sales in the range of $5 to $20 million; for some, sales are under $1 million. Although a few have international businesses, most operate exclusively in the United States. Companies profiled in this report include:

  • ArjoHuntleigh
  • Baxter International
  • CareFusion Corporation
  • Covidien
  • DeVilbiss Healthcare
  • Drive Medical
  • Graham-Field Health Products, Inc.
  • Hard Manufacturing Co.
  • Hollister Incorporated
  • Inogen, Inc.
  • Invacare
  • Joerns Healthcare
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Philips/Respironics
  • Sunrise Medical, Inc.

Information for this report was gathered from a wide variety of published sources including company reports, catalogs, materials and public filings; government documents; trade journals; newspapers and business press; analysts' reports and other sources. Interviews with company representatives were conducted to capture the perspectives from industry participants' point of view and assess trends, and form the basis of the forecasting and competitive analysis. Dollar figures represent the U.S. market and are expressed in current dollars. Sales estimates are provided for the historic 2012 to 2014 period and forecasts are provided through 2019. The base year is 2014. The size of each market segment refers to manufacturers' revenues.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY

SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND LEADING COMPETITORS

THE END USER

CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION

DISEASES AND CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE CONSUMER OF HOME CARE PRODUCTS

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Intestinal and Urological Disorders
  • Neonatal Conditions
  • Respiratory Problems

PREVALENCE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

INDUSTRY DRIVERS AND CONSTRAINTS

CHAPTER THREE: HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

PRODUCT CLASSIFICATIONS

AMBULATORY AIDS

  • Products
  • Canes and Walking Sticks
  • Walkers and Rollators
  • Crutches
  • Scooters
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development
  • Canes and Walking Sticks
  • Walkers and Rollators
  • Crutches
  • Scooters

BATHROOM SAFETY SUPPLIES

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

HOME CARE BEDS AND SUPPORT SURFACES

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

WHEELCHAIRS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

MISCELLANEOUS PATIENT AIDS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

THE TOTAL MARKET

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

CHAPTER FOUR: OXYGEN THERAPY EQUIPMENT

OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

OXYGEN SYSTEMS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

VENTILATORS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

THE TOTAL MARKET

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

CHAPTER FIVE: INFUSION PRODUCTS

PRODUCT CLASSIFICATIONS

AMBULATORY PUMPS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

DISPOSABLE PUMPS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

THE TOTAL MARKET

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

CHAPTER SIX: MISCELLANEOUS MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND

GENERAL SUPPLIES

DEFIBRILLATORS

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

INCONTINENCE SUPPLIES

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

OSTOMY PRODUCTS

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

GENERAL SUPPLIES

  • Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

THE TOTAL MARKET

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Analysis and New Product Development

CHAPTER SEVEN: ISSUES AND TRENDS

HEALTHCARE REFORM

COST CONTAINMENT ISSUES

COMPETITIVE BIDDING

IMPROPER PAYMENTS

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS

HOSPITALS SHORTEN LENGTH OF STAY

  • Trends in Home Infusion Therapy
  • Home Infusion Nursing
  • Home Infusion Therapy Pharmacy

LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

DELIVERY CHANNELS

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES

CHAPTER EIGHT: MARKET SUMMARY

TOTAL MARKET SIZE FOR HOME CARE PRODUCTS

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis
  • Home Medical Equipment
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis
  • Oxygen Therapy Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis
  • Infusion Products
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis
  • Miscellaneous Home Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Market Analysis

MAJOR COMPETITORS' SALES BY MARKET SEGMENT

  • Total Market Competitive Analysis

CHAPTER NINE: COMPANY PROFILES

ARJOHUNTLEIGH

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

BAXTER INTERNATIONAL

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

CAREFUSION CORPORATION

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

COVIDIEN

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products

DEVILBISS HEALTHCARE

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products

DRIVE MEDICAL

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products

GRAHAM-FIELD HEALTH PRODUCTS, INC.

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

HARD MANUFACTURING CO.

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

HOLLISTER INCORPORATED.

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products

INOGEN, INC.

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

INVACARE

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

JOERNS HEALTHCARE

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC.

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

PHILIPS/RESPIRONICS

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategy and Analysis

SUNRISE MEDICAL, INC.

  • History and Lines of Business
  • Financial Information
  • Existing Home Care Products
  • Research and Development
  • Corporate Strategies and Analysis

APPENDIX: COMPANY DIRECTORY

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