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Medical Lifting Slings Market - (By Type of Product - Bariatric Sling, Seating Sling, Stander Sling, Universal Sling, Hammock Sling, Transfer Sling, Toileting Sling, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

This report analyzes the current and future prospects of the medical lifting slings market globally. Medical lifting slings are devices used in hospitals and nursing homes to transfer patients who have restricted mobility. The medical lifting slings market is driven by increasing geriatric population as the large group of this population suffer from mobility-related disorders. Medical lifting slings are used to handle or transfer aged people. This is likely to increase utilization of medical lifting slings products. Hence, the global demand for medical lifting slings is likely to increase during the forecast period from 2016 to 2024.

The market report comprises an elaborate executive summary, which includes a market snapshot that provides information about various segments and sub-segments of the market. It also provides information and data analysis of the global medical lifting slings market with respect to market segments based on the product type, sling point, sling shape and geographic analysis. Based on product type, the global medical lifting slings market has been segmented into bariatric sling, seating sling, stander sling, universal sling, hammock sling, transfer sling, toileting sling and others. Market size estimations involved in-depth study of medical lifting slings by product type, sling point and sling shape. Additionally, market related factors such as increasing preference for technological advancements and improved product design coupled with government subventions are also expected to contribute to the growth of the market in the near future in various geographies and historical year-on-year growth have been taken into consideration while estimating the market size. The market size and forecast in terms of US$ million for each segment has been provided for the period from 2014 to 2024. The report also provides the compound annual growth rate (CAGR %) for each market segment for the forecast period from 2016 to 2024, considering 2014 and 2015 as base years.

Furthermore, based on geography, the market has been analyzed into major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The market size and forecast for each of these regions has been provided for the period from 2014 to 2024, along with their respective CAGRs for the forecast period from 2016 to 2024, considering 2014 and 2015 as base years.

A detailed qualitative analysis of factors responsible for driving and restraining the market growth and future opportunities has been provided in the market overview section. This section of the report also provides with market attractiveness analysis, and a Company share analysis providing a thorough analysis of the overall competitive scenario in the global medical lifting slings market.

A list of recommendations has been provided for develop combination sling and lifting devices as well as existing market players to assist them in taking strategic initiatives to establish a strong presence in the market. The report also profiles major players in the market based on various attributes such as company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies, and recent developments. The global medical lifting slings market consists small number of companies accounted for majority market share. Major players operating in the global medical lifting slings market are ArjoHuntleigh, Argo Medical, Inc., Bestcare, LLC, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Etac AB, DJO Global, GF Health Products, Inc., Joerns Healthcare, LLC, Invacare Corporation and Prism Medical.

The global medical lifting slings market is segmented as follows:

  • Global Medical Lifting Slings Market, by Product
    • Bariatric Sling
    • Seating Sling
    • Stander Sling
    • Universal Sling
    • Hammock Sling
    • Transfer Sling
    • Toileting Sling
    • Others
  • Global Medical lifting slings Market, by Sling Point
    • 2 point
    • 4 point
    • 6 point
  • Global Medical lifting slings Market, by Sling Shape
    • U-shape Sling
    • Full Body Sling
  • Global Medical lifting slings Market, by End-user
    • Hospital
    • Nursing Home
    • Home Health Care
    • Assisted Living Facilities
    • Others
  • Global Medical lifting slings Market, by Geography
    • North America
      • North America Market, by Product
        • Bariatric Sling
        • Seating Sling
        • Stander Sling
        • Universal Sling
        • Hammock Sling
        • Transfer Sling
        • Toileting Sling
        • Others
      • North America Market, by Sling Point
        • 2 point
        • 4 point
        • 6 point
      • North America Market, by Sling Shape
        • U-shape Sling
        • Full body Sling
      • North America Market, by End-user
        • Hospital
        • Nursing Home
        • Home Health Care
        • Assisted Living Facilities
        • Others
    • Europe
      • Europe Market, by Product
        • Bariatric Sling
        • Seating Sling
        • Stander Sling
        • Universal Sling
        • Hammock Sling
        • Transfer Sling
        • Toileting Sling
        • Others
      • Europe Market, by Sling Point
        • 2 point
        • 4 point
        • 6 point
      • Europe Market, by Sling Shape
        • U-shape Sling
        • Full body Sling
        • Europe Market, by End-user
        • Hospital
        • Nursing Home
        • Home Health Care
        • Assisted Living Facilities
        • Others
      • Asia Pacific
        • Asia Pacific Market, by Product
          • Bariatric Sling
          • Seating Sling
          • Stander Sling
          • Universal Sling
          • Hammock Sling
          • Transfer Sling
          • Toileting Sling
          • Others
        • Asia Pacific Market, by Sling Point
          • 2 point
          • 4 point
          • 6 point
        • Asia Pacific Market, by Sling Shape
          • U-shape Sling
          • Full body Sling
        • Asia Pacific Market, by End-user
          • Hospital
          • Nursing Home
          • Home Health Care
          • Assisted Living Facilities
          • Others
    • Rest of the World
      • Rest of the World Market, by Product
      • Bariatric Sling
      • Seating Sling
      • Stander Sling
      • Universal Sling
      • Hammock Sling
      • Transfer Sling
      • Toileting Sling
      • Others
    • Rest of the World Market, by Sling Point
      • 2 point
      • 4 point
      • 6 point
    • Rest of the World Market, by Sling Shape
      • U-shape Sling
      • Full Body Sling
    • Rest of the World Market, by End-user
      • Hospital
      • Nursing Home
      • Home Health Care
      • Assisted Living Facilities
      • Others

Table of Content

1. Preface
    1.1. Report Description
    1.2. Market Segmentation
    1.3. Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary
    2.1. Market Snapshot: Global Medical Lifting Slings Market 
    2.2. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Products, 2015 (US$ Mn)
    2.3. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Share, by Sling Point, 2015 (Value %)
    2.4. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Share, by Sling Shape, 2015 (Value %)
    2.5. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End User, 2015 (US$ Mn)
    2.6. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Share, by Geography, 2015 (Value %)

3. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market– Industry Analysis
    3.1. Introduction
    3.2. Market Dynamics
           3.2.1. Market Drivers
                   3.2.1.1. Driver 1 - Favorable government initiatives 
                   3.2.1.2. Driver 2 – Emerging trend for rental provision of medical lifting slings 
                   3.2.1.3. Driver 3 - Aging population 
                   3.2.1.4. Restraint 1 - Lack of technical expertise and training provisions in emerging market 
                   3.2.1.5. Opportunity 1 - Government initiatives to provide better mobility aid services 
    3.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Global Medical Lifting Slings Market 
    3.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis: Global Medical Lifting Slings Market 
    3.5. Company Market Share Analysis: Global Medical Lifting Slings Market 

4. Market Segmentation – By Product 
    4.1. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024 
    4.2. Global Bariatric Slings Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024     
    4.3. Global Seating Slings Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024 
    4.4. Global Stander Slings Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024 
    4.5. Global Universal Slings Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024 
    4.6. Global Hammock Slings Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024 
    4.7. Global Transfer Slings Market, 2014–2024, (US$ Mn) 
    4.8. Global Toileting Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn) 
    4.9. Global Others Slings Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024

5. Market Segmentation – By Sling Point
    5.1. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Point, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Million)

6. Market Segmentation – By Sling Shape
    6.1. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024

7. Market Segmentation – By End User
    7.1. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End Users, (US$ Mn), 2014 – 2024    
    7.2. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue used in Hospitals, (US$ Mn), 2014 – 2024
    7.3. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue in Home Healthcare, (US$ Mn), 2014 – 2024
    7.4. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue in Nursing Homes, (US$ Mn), 2014 – 2024
    7.5. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue in Assisted Living Facilities, (US$ Mn), 2014 – 2024
    7.6. Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue in Other End Uses, (US$ Mn), 2014 – 2024

8. Market Segmentation – By Geography
    8.1. Global Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Geography, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
    8.2. North America Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.2.1. North America Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Sling Point/ Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.2.2. North America Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by End Users, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
    8.3. Europe Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.3.1. Europe Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Sling Point/Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.3.2. Europe Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by End Users, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
    8.4. Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.4.1. Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Sling Point/Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.4.2. Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by End Users, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
    8.5. Rest of the World Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Country, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.5.1. Rest of the World Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by Sling Point/Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
           8.5.2. Rest of the World Medical Lifting Sling Market Revenue, by End Users, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024

9. Recommendations
    9.1. Recommendation 1- Develop combination sling and lifting devices
    9.2. Recommendation 2- Expanding presence in emerging economies
    9.3. Recommendation 3- Broadening of service offerings
    9.4. Recommendation 4- Acquisition of companies with complementary strengths

10. Company Profiles
    10.1. ArjoHuntleigh
    10.2. Argo Medical, Inc.
    10.3. Bestcare, LLC 
    10.4. Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare 
    10.5. Etac AB
    10.6. DJO Global
    10.7. GF Health Products, Inc.
    10.8. Joerns Healthcare, LLC
    10.9. Invacare Corporation
    10.10. Prism Medical

List of Figures

FIG. 1 Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Products, (US$ Mn), 2015
FIG. 3 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Share, by Sling Point, (Value%), 2015
FIG. 4 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Share, by Sling Shape, (Value%), 2015
FIG. 5 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End-user, (US$ Mn), 2015
FIG. 6 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Share, by Geography, (Value%), 2015
FIG. 7 Market Attractiveness Analysis, by Geography (2015)
FIG. 8 Global Bariatric Slings Market, 2014–2024, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 9 Global Seating Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 10 Global Stander Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 11 Global Universal Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 Global Hammock Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 Global Transfer Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 14 Global Toileting Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 15 Global Others Slings Market, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 16 Global 2 Point Sling Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
FIG. 17 Global 4 Point Sling Market, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
FIG. 18 Global 6 Point Sling Market, (US$ Mn), 2016–2024
FIG. 19 Global U-shape Slings Market, 2016–2024 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 20 Global Full Body Slings Market, 2016–2024 (US$ Mn) 
FIG. 21 Global Medical Lifting Slings for Hospitals Market Revenue, 2014–2024, (US$ Mn) 
FIG. 22 Global Medical Lifting Slings for Home Health Care Market Revenue (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
FIG. 23 Global Medical Lifting Slings for Nursing Homes Market Revenue (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
FIG. 24 Global Medical Lifting Slings Assisted Living Facilities Market Revenue, 2014-2024, (US$ Mn) 
FIG. 25 Global Medical Lifting Slings for Other End-users Market Revenue, 2014–2024 (US$ Mn) 

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Medical Lifting Slings Market 
TABLE 2 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Product, 2014–2024, (US$ Mn)
TABLE 3 Definition of Bariatrics by Body Mass Index (BMI) from Stanford Healthcare 
TABLE 4 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Point, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 5 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 6 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End-user, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 7 Global Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Geography, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 8 North America Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 9 North America Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Point, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 10 North America Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 11 North America Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End-user, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 12 Europe Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 13 Europe Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Point, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 14 Europe Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 15 Europe Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End-user, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Product, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Point, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 18 Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 19 Asia Pacific Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End-user, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 20 Rest of the World Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Country, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 21 Rest of the World Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Point, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 22 Rest of the World Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by Sling Shape, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024
TABLE 23 Rest of the World Medical Lifting Slings Market Revenue, by End-user, (US$ Mn), 2014–2024

Safe patient handling is one of the most important protocol in health care facilities. Medical lifting slings provide a solution to the patient lifting problems, especially for disabled and neuromuscular disease patients, with improved quality of care, reduced risks of patients falling, skin tears, and bruises. The medical lifting slings market is driven rising geriatric population, favorable government initiatives, and increasing incidence of lifestyle diseases. Moreover, increasing number of accidents and partial immobility incidences have fueled the demand and growth of the market in the last decade. Technological advancements such as introduction of automated lifting techniques also act as a potential driver of the medical lifting slings market. However, lack of technical expertise and proper training to handle patients with medical lifting slings in emerging economies coupled with difficulties in handling obese patients with lifting slings hampers market growth. 

In terms of product type, the universal sling segment accounted for the largest share of the medical lifting slings market in 2015 due to its comfortable and secure seating structure. However, the transfer sling segment is anticipated to expand at the highest CAGR due to availability in multiple sizes (normal to XXL) to meet desired application and comfort of patients. 

Based on sling point and sling shape, the global medical lifting slings market was dominated by the 4 point sling and U-shape sling segments. Growth of these segments is majorly attributed to the fact that medical slings such as bathing, spa, seating, and hammock slings work on 4 point sling mechanism coupled with increasing demand. These factors are anticipated to drive the segment in developed as well as developing regions.

The hospitals end-user segment dominated the global medical lifting slings market in 2015. Rising demand for medical lifting slings and favorable government initiatives to train hospital nurses fuel the growth of this segment. However, high utilization of medical slings in assisted living facilities is expected to boost the growth of the segment during the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. 

Europe dominated the global medical lifting slings market in 2015 due to consistent rise in geriatric population. The growth is backed by strong and consistent government support for health care facilities. North America accounted for the second largest share of the market in 2015. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, population aged over 65 years is likely to increase from 40.2 million in 2010 to 54.8 million in 2020. These factors are likely to fuel the growth of the medical lifting slings market in North America. However, Asia Pacific is estimated to expand at the highest CAGR of 9.7% during the forecast period. Factors such as rising disposable income, increasing health care infrastructure, and distribution and partnership strategies adopted by the key players support market growth in the region.

The global medical lifting slings market is characterized by the presence of small- and large-scale players, operating in developing as well as developed regions. The medical lifting slings market is fragmented, with relative presence of large number of companies. These companies accounted for small percentage share of the total market. Key players in the global medical lifting slings market are ArjoHuntleigh, Argo Medical, Inc., Bestcare, LLC, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Etac AB, DJO Global, GF Health Products, Inc., Joerns Healthcare, LLC, Invacare Corporation, and Prism Medical.

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