NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
The medical device market is vast -- everything from a large imaging system to a disposable item can be classified as a type of medical device -- but also provides opportunity for new entrants. While in dollar terms the pharmaceutical market is greater, the device market has more participants and is responsible for more orders and transactions. Throughout the past decade, Kalorama Information has covered many device markets in detail. Certain areas such as infusion pumps, patient monitoring and catheters have shown promising growth. Others have solid market leaders earning stable revenue.
What are the fastest-growing markets for medical devices? Who are the main participants and what competitive moves did they make in 2010? How have device companies fared in a continually lukewarm economy? What impact will US healthcare reform have on the industry in the largest medical device market? How much of the business has shifted out of the US?
This Kalorama Information report, The Global Market for Medical Devices representing the second time Kalorama Information looked at the medical device industry as a whole, answers these questions and examines the global medical device industry and the key competitors participating in it. Combining the expert knowledge of Kalorama Information's reporting on device market and analysis of 2010 results, the report provides insight into current trends that will be of interest to anyone watching the medical device market. As part of its coverage, the report includes:
The report discusses the regulatory process in major markets and proposed changes and trends in the industry apparent in 2010. It also takes a detailed look at results from 10 'bellwether' companies (chosen for revenues and diversity of product offerings) to glean insights about the larger market from their results in the past year.
As part of its coverage of the medical device market, Kalorama profiles some of the top companies in the industry, including:
Kalorama Information has, in many of the largest device markets, already conducted studies and have examined manufacturer revenue estimates, rendering the total market visible. This report was partially assembled using data from Kalorama Information's previous medical device reports.
As is the standard methodology with all Kalorama market research reports, both primary and secondary research was used. Research into company annual reports, trade publications, government and medical literature was used as a foundation. Interviews with executives at medical device companies were conducted and are the key source of estimates.
NoCHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Size of the Market and Forecast
Scope and Methodology
CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION AND TRENDS
Worldwide Healthcare Market
Classification of Medical Devices
Categorization of Medical Devices
Trends In The Industry
Mergers And Acquisitions
GPOs and Medtronic's Action
GHX and Its Impact on Markets
The United States
510(k) Process and Regulatory Proposals
Healthcare Reform - Boon and Burden?
CHAPTER THREE: SPECIFIC DEVICE MARKETS
Market Size, Specific Medical Devices
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical Beds and Chairs
Eye Disease Markets: Equipment, Supplies, and Devices
Point of Care Tests
CHAPTER FOUR: BELLWETHER COMPANIES
Revenue Peformance 2010 vs. 2009
US vs. International Sales
Investment in Research and Development
CHAPTER FIVE: MARKET ANALYSIS
The Hospital Market
State of Hospital Market in US, AHA Survey
Market by Region
Market by Country
Revenues of Top Companies
CHAPTER SIX: CORPORATE PROFILES
Johnson & Johnson
Becton Dickinson & Co.
St. Jude Medical
3M Health Care
Owens & Minor
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
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