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Nurse Call Systems Market (By Equipment Type - Nurse Call Buttons, Nurse Call Intercoms, Nurse Call Mobile Systems, and Nurse Call Integrated Communication Systems; By Communication Technology - Wired Communication Equipment and Wireless Communication Equipment; By End-use - Hospitals, OPD Clinics, Assisted Living Centers, and Ambulatory Services) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

Technological advancements in the information and communication technology (ICT) have led to the increased demand for improved healthcare communication. Rising technological awareness has encouraged healthcare organizations and healthcare service providers to scout new technological solutions and systems. In addition, decreasing costs and ease of deployment of IT systems has enabled healthcare organizations to adopt and implement innovative technological solutions. Nurse call systems have offered a viable solution to the healthcare organizations to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of communication between the patients and nurses. These systems offer convenience and higher responsiveness in the patient-nurse communications, hence leading to improved quality of healthcare services. In addition, such systems play a critical role in enabling communication in cases of emergency including critical care, accident, and patient falls within the hospital premises.

 

Healthcare settings and organizations can choose from a wide range of nurse call systems including wired and wireless solutions, and stand-alone and integrated communication solutions. In addition, organizations are able to leverage the integrated solutions to help streamline nursing activities in order to offer better healthcare services. External factors such as aging population, increasing expenditure on healthcare services for aged population, and the rising number of assisted living centers across the world are expected to drive the growth of nurse call systems market during the forecast period. In 2013, the global nurse call systems market was valued at US$ 598.5 Mn and is expected to reach US$ 1,579.5 Mn by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 13.9% during the forecast period 2014 to 2020.

 

Nurse call system providers offer various equipment, namely nurse call buttons, nurse call intercoms, nurse call mobile systems, and nurse call integrated communication systems. Customers choose from a wide range of nurse call solutions depending on various factors such as scalability, flexibility, accessibility and security. Nurse call integrated communication systems held the largest market share of the overall nurse call systems market in 2013. With increasing demand for mobile solutions, the nurse call mobile systems market is forecast to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period 2014 to 2020.

 

Nurse call system providers offer wired and wireless communication equipment depending on the specific requirements of the healthcare facilities. In 2013, wired nurse call communication equipment held the largest market share in the overall nurse call systems market. Increasing demand for mobility and flexibility is expected to drive the demand for wireless nurse call communication equipment during the forecast period.

 

Nurse call systems are widely used in the various healthcare settings including hospitals, out-patient department (OPD), assisted living centers, and ambulatory services. Increasing need for effective healthcare communication and to improve quality of healthcare services is driving the demand for nurse call systems in the acute care segment. In assisted living facilities, factors such as ensuring patient safety and need for effective communication systems are driving the growth of nurse call systems market.

 

North America nurse call systems market led the overall nurse call systems market in terms of revenue in 2013 on account of significant adoption of nurse call systems in the region across various healthcare settings. Europe held the second largest revenue share of the overall nurse call systems market in 2013. However, economic slowdown and reduced public expenditure in the region are impacting the growth of nurse call systems market in Europe. Nurse call systems market in Asia Pacific is expected to achieve significant growth during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020. Increasing demand from countries such as China, India, Japan and Singapore are expected to primarily drive the growth of this market in Asia Pacific region. Opportunities from other regions including Latin America and Africa are expected to further drive the growth of the nurse call systems market during the forecast period 2014 to 2020.

 

Rauland-Borg Corporation, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., Ascom Holding AG, and Azure Healthcare Limited were identified to be the top four players in the nurse call systems market in 2013. Other key players include Stanley Healthcare, Tyco SimplexGrinnell, Cornell Communications, Inc., Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc., TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc., Vigil Health Solutions, Inc. and Critical Alert Systems LLC.


Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Scope and Description
1.2 Report Scope and Market Segmentation
1.3 Research Methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot: Global Nurse Call Systems Market (2013 and 2020)
2.2 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, 2012 – 2020, Revenue (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth (%)
2.3 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Equipment Type, 2013 (US$ Mn)
2.4 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Communication Technology, 2013 (US$ Mn)
2.5 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by End-use, 2013 (US$ Mn)
2.6 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Geography, 2013 (US$ Mn)

Chapter 3 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Dynamics
     3.2.1 Market Drivers
             3.2.1.1 Increasing Elderly Population Across the World
             3.2.1.2 Increasing Need for Efficient and Responsive Healthcare Communication
             3.2.1.3 Increasing Budget Allocation for Healthcare of Elderly Population
     3.2.2 Market Restraints
             3.2.2.1 Government Regulations on Manufacturing and Distribution of Nurse Call Systems
     3.2.3 Market Opportunities
             3.2.3.1 Emerging Economies with Higher Elderly Population
             3.2.3.2 Internet of Things (IoT) in Healthcare IT Infrastructure
3.3 Value Chain Analysis for Global Nurse Call Systems Market
3.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market
     3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers (Medium ? Medium)
     3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers (Medium ? High)
     3.4.3 Threat of New Entrants (Medium ? High)
     3.4.4 Threat of Substitutes (Medium ? Medium)
     3.4.5 Competitive Rivalry (Medium ? High)
3.5 Competitive Landscape
     3.5.1 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Hospitals/Acute Care Segment (North America), 2013 (% Revenue)
     3.5.1 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Assisted Living Centers Segment (North America), 2013 (% Revenue)
     3.5.2 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Hospitals/Acute Care Segment (Global), 2013 (% Revenue)
     3.5.3 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Assisted Living Centers Segment (Global), 2013 (% Revenue)
3.6 Trends in Nurse Call Systems Market
3.7 Attractiveness Analysis for Nurse Call Systems market

Chapter 4 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Equipment Type
4.1 Overview
     4.1.1 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue, by Equipment Type, 2013 & 2020 (Value %)
4.2 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (USD Billion)
4.3 Nurse Call Buttons
4.4 Nurse Call Intercoms
4.5 Nurse Call Mobile Systems
4.6 Nurse Call Integrated Communication Systems

Chapter 5 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Communication Technology
5.1 Overview
     5.1.1 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue, by Communication Technology, 2013 & 2020 (Value %)
5.2 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (USD Billion)
5.3 Wired Communication Equipment
5.4 Wireless Communication Equipment

Chapter 6 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by End-use
6.1 Overview
     6.1.1 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue, by End-use, 2013 & 2020 (Value %)
6.2 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-use, 2012 – 2020 (USD Billion)
6.3 Hospitals
6.4 Outpatient Department (OPD) Clinics
6.5 Assisted Living Centers
6.6 Ambulatory Care Services

Chapter 7 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, Revenue and Forecast, By Geography
7.1 Overview
     7.1.1 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Shares, by Region, 2013 and 2020 (% Revenue)
7.2 North America
     7.2.1 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.2.2 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.2.3 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.2.4 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
7.3 Europe
     7.3.1 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.3.2 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.3.3 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.3.4 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
7.4 Asia Pacific
     7.4.1 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.4.2 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.4.3 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.4.4 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
7.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
     7.5.1 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.5.2 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.5.3 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
     7.5.4 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)

Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 Ascom Holding AG
     8.1.1 Company Overview
     8.1.2 Financial Overview
     8.1.3 Business Strategy
     8.1.4 Recent Developments
8.2 Rauland-Borg Corporation
     8.2.1 Company Overview
     8.2.2 Financial Overview
     8.2.3 Business Strategy
     8.2.4 Recent Developments
8.3 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
     8.3.1 Company Overview
     8.3.2 Financial Overview
     8.3.3 Business Strategy
     8.3.4 Recent Developments
8.4 Cornell Communications, Inc.
     8.4.1 Company Overview
     8.4.2 Financial Overview
     8.4.3 Business Strategy
     8.4.4 Recent Developments
8.5 Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc.
     8.5.1 Company Overview
     8.5.2 Financial Overview
     8.5.3 Business Strategy
     8.5.4 Recent Developments
8.6 Tyco SimplexGrinnell
     8.6.1 Company Overview
     8.6.2 Financial Overview
     8.6.3 Business Strategy
     8.6.4 Recent Developments
8.7 TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc.
     8.7.1 Company Overview
     8.7.2 Financial Overview
     8.7.3 Business Strategy
     8.7.4 Recent Developments
8.8 Vigil Health Solutions, Inc.
     8.8.1 Company Overview
     8.8.2 Financial Overview
     8.8.3 Business Strategy
     8.8.4 Recent Developments
8.9 Critical Alert Systems, LLC
     8.9.1 Company Overview
     8.9.2 Financial Overview
     8.9.3 Business Strategy
     8.9.4 Recent Developments
8.10 Stanley Healthcare
     8.10.1 Company Overview
     8.10.2 Financial Overview
     8.10.3 Business Strategy
     8.10.4 Recent Developments
8.11 Azure Healthcare Limited
     8.11.1 Company Overview
     8.11.2 Financial Overview
     8.11.3 Business Strategy
     8.11.4 Recent Developments

List of Figures

FIG. 1 Market Segmentation: Global Nurse Call Systems Market
FIG. 2 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, 2012 – 2020, Revenue (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth (%)
FIG. 3 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Equipment Type, 2013 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 4 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Communication Technology, 2013 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 5 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by End-use, 2013 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 6 Global Nurse Call Systems Market, by Geography, 2013 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 7 Total Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy at Birth: World, 1950 – 2050
FIG. 8 Proportion of Global Population Aged 60 years or over, 2010 – 2050 (%)
FIG. 9 Proportion of Nursing Staff Aged 50 years or above in the U.S., 2012 (%)
FIG. 10 Countries with the Largest Population Aged 80 years or over, 2013 (In Million)
FIG. 11 Value Chain Analysis for Global Nurse Call Systems Market
FIG. 12 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market
FIG. 13 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Hospitals/Acute Care Segment (North America), 2013 (% Revenue)
FIG. 14 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Assisted Living Centers Segment (North America), 2013 (% Revenue)
FIG. 15 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Hospitals/Acute Care Segment (Global), 2013 (% Revenue)
FIG. 16 Nurse Call Systems Market Share Analysis in Assisted Living Centers Segment (Global), 2013 (% Revenue)
FIG. 17 Attractiveness Analysis for Nurse Call Systems Markets
FIG. 18 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue, by Equipment Type, 2013 & 2020 (Value %)
FIG. 19 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue, by Communication Technology, 2013 & 2020 (Value %)
FIG. 20 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue, by End-use, 2013 & 2020 (Value %)
FIG. 21 Comparative Analysis: Global Nurse Call Systems Market Shares, by Region, 2013 and 2020 (% Revenue)
FIG. 22 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 23 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 24 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 25 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 26 Ascom Holding AG : Annual Revenue and Wireless Solutions Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2013, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 27 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc : Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2013, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 28 Tyco International Ltd. : Annual Revenue and NA Installation and Service Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2013, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 29 Vigil Health Solutions, Inc : Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2013, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 30 Stanley Black & Decker, Inc : Annual Revenue and Security Segment Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2013, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 31 Azure Healthcare Limited : Annual Revenue, 2011 – 2013, (US$ Mn)

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Nurse Call Systems Market (2013 and 2020)
TABLE 2 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type 2012 – 2020 (USD Billion)
TABLE 3 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology 2012 – 2020 (USD Billion)
TABLE 4 Global Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-use 2012 – 2020 (USD Billion)
TABLE 5 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 6 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 North America Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 Europe Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 Asia Pacific Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Equipment Type, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 15 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by Communication Technology, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 16 Rest of the World (RoW) Nurse Call Systems Market Revenue and Forecast, by End Use, 2012 – 2020 (US$ Mn)

Nurse call systems are used in various healthcare institutions including acute care and, assisted living facilities for efficient patient-staff communication. Depending on the end-use, customers chose from various wired and wireless nurse call solutions for higher performance and scalability. Furthermore, healthcare institutions can make use of various equipment types including: nurse call buttons, nurse call intercoms, nurse call mobile systems and nurse call integrated communication systems. Healthcare facilities tend to deploy a combination of such equipment to offer comprehensive and efficient communication solution throughout the facility.

This report aims to provide a comprehensive strategic analysis of the global nurse call systems market along with the market size and growth forecast for the period from 2012 – 2020. The key factors driving the growth of nurse call systems market include: rising demand for effective healthcare communication solution and optimized clinical workflow, increasing proportion of elderly population, and growing budget allocation for healthcare of elderly population across the world. The increasing need to reduce healthcare operational costs, and improve the overall quality of healthcare services has driven the growth of nurse call systems market. In addition, advanced capabilities such as staff/asset monitoring and reporting, wander management, and fall detection have led to the immense popularity of nurse call systems. Nurse call systems have offered a viable solution to achieve effective and efficient healthcare communication in various acute care facilities and assisted living centers.

This research study on the global nurse call systems market provides a detailed analysis of various equipment and technologies used in the nurse call systems and aims to explain the driving forces behind the rising demand for this equipment in various healthcare settings. The report also offers an in-depth analysis of various factors such as market drivers, restraints, and growth opportunities affecting the market dynamics. These factors enable the analysis of various trends that would impact the market during the forecast period from 2014 - 2020. The report includes a comprehensive coverage of the underlying economic and technological factors influencing the nurse call systems market. Furthermore, the report aims to provide strategic insights into the ecosystem of the nurse call systems market by applying value chain analysis and Porter’s Five Forces analysis. The market share analysis of key players in the nurse call systems market throws light on the prevalent competition in this market.

Based on the equipment type, the nurse call systems market is segmented into: nurse call buttons, nurse call mobile systems, nurse call intercoms, and nurse call integrated communication systems. Based on factors such as budget, scalability, flexibility, and the ease of installation, customers choose a best-fit solution in order to cater to their requirements. The scope of healthcare communication plays a crucial role in the decision-making process for various nurse call systems solutions. Another factor that plays a key role in the selection of nurse call systems is the type of end-use segment. Nurse call systems are deployed in various healthcare settings including: hospitals, OPD clinics, ambulatory services, and assisted living centers. Depending on the end-use, nurse call solutions vary in terms of their communication technology, government compliance, and infrastructure costs.

Various factors that affect the growth of nurse call systems market in various healthcare settings have been identified in this report. The study provides a comprehensive assessment of various equipment types, communication technology, and end-use segments in the global nurse call systems market. The report aims to provide a comprehensive cross-sectional analysis of the nurse call systems market across geographies including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW).

In addition, the report provides a competitive landscape of the nurse call systems market and identifies various business strategies adopted by the leading players. In addition, the report providers a detailed competitive analysis of two end-use segments namely hospitals/acute care facilities and assisting living facilities. Under the company profiles section, the report provides an overview of the companies operating in the market, strategies deployed by them in the bid to gain competitive advantage, annual revenue generated by them in the past two/three years, and recent developments. The companies profiled in this report include Rauland-Borg Corporation, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., Ascom Holding AG, Azure Healthcare Limited, Stanley Healthcare Solutions, Tyco SimplexGrinnell, Cornell Communications, Inc., Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc., TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc., Vigil Health Solutions, Inc., and Critical Alert Systems LLC.

The global nurse call systems market is categorized into the following segments:

Nurse Call Systems Market, by Equipment Type

  • Nurse Call Buttons
  • Nurse Call Intercoms
  • Nurse Call Mobile Systems
  • Nurse Call Integrated Communication Systems

Nurse Call Systems Market, by Communication Technology

  • Wired Communication Equipment
  • Wireless Communication Equipment

Nurse Call Systems Market, by End-use

  • Hospitals
  • OPD Clinics
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Ambulatory Services

Nurse Call Systems Market, by Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)


 
 
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