Demand for Emergency Medical Solutions to be Fuelled by Rapid Shift in Consumer Perception and Increasing Awareness
Emergency medical solutions are required when there is a sudden insult to the body or mind, due to injury, infection, hormonal imbalance, which may occur due to prolonged negligence to chronic conditions. Emergency medical solutions to treat such complications include rapid assessment of injury, periodic check of appropriate interventions, and prompt transportation to the nearby healthcare facility to enhance survival, controlling morbidity and avoid disability. The goal of effective emergency medical solutions is to provide emergency medical care to all people who need it. In recent years, advances in healthcare and technology have expanded to numerous parameters which had been pillar of emergency medical solution market. These services, nowadays are no longer limited to actual in-hospital treatment from arrival to stabilization, but also are being used in pre-hospital care and patient transportation.
On the basis of product type, the global Emergency Medical Solutions market is segmented into:
- Airway Management Systems
- Endotracheal Tubes
- Patient monitoring systems
- Wound Dressings
- Dressings & Bandages
- Sutures & Staples
- Patient handling equipment
- Wheelchairs and scooters
- Patient Lifts
- Other equipment
- Infection Control Products
- Disinfectant and Sterilizing Chemicals
- Other Emergency Medical Solutions products
On the basis end users, the global Emergency Medical Solutions market is segmented into:
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers
- Home care settings
Emergency medical solutions market is largely dependent on primary health care providers and public health planners, not every emergency is preventable. Emergency medical solutions market is challenged by diverse circumstance. Major challenges of emergency medical solutions include patient pool rom rural areas who’s most common mode of transportation include animal driven carts. Other factors include factory workers living in urban slums to residents of high-income cities and suburbs. Emergency medical solutions also get diversified as the solutions can be provided from trained emergency professionals to delivery by common people and taxi drivers. There is need for developing strategies so as meet requirement aroused by such diverse circumstances. Such actions require continuous innovation and a reorganizing of public health planning. One more restraint of the emergency medical solutions market is also due to misconceptions about emergency medical solutions, which are often given low priority in the health sector, especially in under-developed countries. The strategies to improve such misconception about emergency medical solutions requires management of inherently expensive emergency services and developing high-technology interventions. However, rise in trauma injuries and other severe physical injuries arising from burn and accidents will require quick emergency medical solutions /attention. As per the U.S. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, over 3.0 million non-fatal injuries occur every year and leads to over 150,000 deaths per year in U.S. Increasing rate of disability and deaths cases due to trauma and other injuries is going to bolster the growth of the emergency medical solutions market. In addition increasing healthcare spending by the regions healthcare service providers is another factor that will influence emergency medical solutions market dynamics positively.
In terms of regional and geographical perspective, the global emergency medical solutions market is categorized into five key regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. In terms of revenue, North America is expected to account for the largest share in the forecast period in the emergency medical solutions market. The region accounts for one of the largest pool of emergency medical solutions. According to NHEA, U.S. health care spending grew 4.3 percent in 2016, reaching $3.3 trillion or $10,348 per person. It is due to the increased healthcare spending in the country, which is going to facilitate the quality of emergency medical solutions. Altogether, it’s going to enhance health outcomes in emergency conditions. Europe is expected to contribute significantly to emergency medical solutions market thanks as each country in the European Union provides a pre-hospital emergency medical solutions which is a unique component of pre-hospital emergency health-care. In addition, the region is governed by their strong healthcare reimbursement policies, advance healthcare facilities and continuous post-hospital emergency healthcare sessions. Other factors for growth of emergency medical solutions market in the region also include rise in trauma and burn cases, increase in emergency visits by pediatric patients and rise in geriatric population. APAC is also expected to show a highest growth in emergency medical solutions market with Japan, China and India being the major contributors due to largest patient pool requiring emergency medical solutions. MEA’s share will grow at a decent rate in the forecast period. However, lack of centralized healthcare governance in Africa and other under developed nations will curtail the growth of emergency medical solutions market in the region.
Some of the market players in Emergency Medical Solutions market globally include Cardinal Health; Life-Assist, Inc.; Bound Tree Medical; Medline Industries, Inc.; Emergency Medical Products, Inc., McKesson Medical-Surgical, Inc; Henry Schein, Inc.; Stryker Corporation; Smiths Medical; and Penn Care Inc.. China and India local companies also contribute to the global Emergency Medical Solutions market.