The Market for Tablet PCs In Healthcare

Published: June 2013
No. of Pages: 200
   

The growing demands on the health industry have resulted in higher demand for new and better medical technology products. New technologies in the health IT segment are emerging in response to increased healthcare needs of an aging population, streamlining and efficiency demands, changes in reimbursement, new wireless technologies including wireless monitoring technologies, decreasing healthcare resources, an emphasis on reducing hospital days, and proven cost-effectiveness.

In particular, the Tablet PC has been focused on as it mimics clipboards and other products already used by physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers. The Apple iPad is the most prominent device but other competitors generate a significant amount of usage as well, including. Samsung, Research in Motion (BlackBerry), Panasonic, Hewlett Packard, Motion Computing, Lenovo, Fujitsu, Tangent and others. This Kalorama Information report, The Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare, looks at the role these devices can play in reducing costs and making healthcare more efficient. The report also presents the opportunity for makers of these devices.

There are four primary markets for these new technologies. The report provides Tablet PC usage estimates for all of these sectors:
Hospitals
Physician offices
Home healthcare and nursing homes
Other, including first responders, institutional, and military.
  For each of these segments, it also estimates market opportunity for sales to those customers and forecasts that opportunity for five years.  This global report breaks the market opportunity in healthcare tablet PCs out for the following regions.
United States
Europe
Japan
Rest of Asia
Rest of World.
The list of trends and factors affecting the market for tablet PCs in healthcare include:
EMR Compatibility and Functions
Efficiency in Healthcare with IT
Growing Availability and Use of Medical Apps for Tablets
E-Prescribing: A Driver to Tablet Adoption
Demand on Healthcare with Aging Populations
Health Spending and Cost Saving Efforts
Health Information Technology and American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009
HIPAA
FCC and Medical Wireless Communication

The once-niche area of healthcare tablets has become a highly competitive segment of the industry, booming just after the iPad launch which took many professional industries by storm.   Several market participants are involved in this industry and a few are discussed in detail in this report including:
Apple
Barco
Cybernet Medical
Dell
Fujitsu
Hewlett Packard
Lenovo
Motion Computing
Motorola
Panasonic
Research In Motion
Samsung
Socket Mobile
Tangent
ViewSonic
The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical, information technology and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering primary information. Primary sources were the basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with IT company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.

All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers’ level. The base year for data was 2013. Historical data was provided for the years 2008 through 2012 with forecast data provided through 2018. The forecasted market analysis was highly influenced by the uptake of new technologies in the health industry, government incentives and requirements, product marketing, availability and demographic trends.

The Market for Tablet PCs In Healthcare

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Tablets in Healthcare: An Overview
End-Users
Hospitals
Physicians Offices
Home Health and Nursing Homes
Other Markets
Methodology
Size and Growth of the Market
Key Market Findings
Issues Facing the IT Healthcare Market
Competitors
INTRODUCTION
Mobile Devices: Industry Overview
Applications: Expanding Capabilities
Defining Tablet PCs
Leading Mobile Device Operating Systems
Why Tablet Computers?
Tablet Computer Technology
Connection Speeds
Consumer Acceptance
Healthcare Efficiency
Healthcare Establishments
Hospitals
U.S. Hospital Segment
Hospital Systems around the World
Physicians
Number of Physicians
Nursing Homes
International Trends in Nursing Facilities
Home Health
Population Statistics
Global Population Trends
Global Population over 65
U.S. Population Trends
U.S. Population over 65
Global Trends in Life Expectancy
TECHNOLOGIES AND COMPETITORS
Tablet PCs in Healthcare
Tablet Features and Usability
Benefits of Tablets in Healthcare
Challenges in the Implementation of Tablets in Healthcare Settings
Product Examples
Apple
Barco
Cybernet Manufacturing
Dell
Fujitsu
Hewlett Packard
Lenovo
MiTAC International Corporation
Motion Computing
Motorola
Panasonic
Pantech Mobile
RIM
Samsung
Socket Mobile
Tangent
Toshiba
ViewSonic
Medical Applications
Business Model for Device/Platform Developers
Apps and Tablet PCs
Leading Apps for Healthcare Providers
Electronic Medical Records and Apps
MARKET OVERVIEW
Market Introduction
Tablet PC Sales by End-User
Hospitals/Acute Care Centers
Physician Offices/Practices
Nursing Establishments/Home Health Services
Others
Regional Distribution of Tablet PC Sales to Health Establishments
Market Drivers and Inhibitors
Growth Drivers
Growth Inhibitors
Emerging Trends
COMPETITOR MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
Overview
Competitor Market Analysis
INDUSTRY TRENDS
Introduction
Tablets and EMR Functions
Overview of EMRs
EMR Adoption
Are Electronic Healthcare Systems More Efficient?
The EMR and Mobile Apps
Using Tablet PCs in E-prescription
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Requirements for Mobile medical Applications
Increasing Life Expectancy and the Demand for Advanced Healthcare Delivery
Options
Global Healthcare Trends
General Economic Trends by Country
U.S. Health Industry Trends
Economic Trends in the U.S.
U.S. Health Expenditures by Type
European Healthcare Markets
Asia-Pacific Healthcare Markets
Reducing Hospital Days to Lower Costs
Health Information Technology and American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of (ARRA)
Healthcare Mandate
Meaningful Use Criteria
Stages of Meaningful Use
Qualifying for Stage One Meaningful Use
Stage Two Meaningful Use
HIPAA
Patient Privacy and Cloud Technology
FCC Rules for Medical Wireless Communication
System Compatibility
Healthcare Efficiency
CASE STUDIES
Overview
Mayo Clinic and Apple, Inc.
Ottowa Hospital - Apple, Inc.
Hewlett-Packard and Sharp Healthcare
Queens Pediatrics - Fujitsu Tablets
Motion Computing
Ford Motor Company and Motion Computing
St. Clair Hospital and Hewlett Packard
Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program (IDCRP) and Sahara Slate Tablet PC
The Whole Child Pediatrics P.S.C. and Motion Computing
COMPETITOR PROFILES
Overview
Apple, Inc.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Barco NV
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Cybernet Medical
Company Overview
Growth Strategy
Dell, Inc.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Fujitsu Ltd.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Hewlett Packard Company
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Lenovo Group Limited
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Motion Computing, Inc.
Company Overview
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Panasonic Corporation
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Research in Motion Ltd.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Socket Mobile, Inc.
Company Overview
Performance Review
Growth Strategy
New Developments
Locations
Tangent, Inc.
Company Overview
Growth Strategy
Locations
ViewSonic Corporation
Company Overview
Growth Strategy
Locations
LIST OF COMPANIES
REGULATORY AUTHORITIES AND INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS
GLOSSARY OF IT TERMS
LIST OF EXHIBITS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Figure 1-1
The Global Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare 2008 through 2018
INTRODUCTION
Table 2-1
Leading Smartphone Operating Systems
Table 2-2
Select Tablet Specification Comparison
Table 2-2 (continued)
Select Tablet Specification Comparison
Table 2-3
Data and Wi-Fi Download Connection Speed Comparison
Table 2-4
U.S. Registered Hospitals by Type, 2011
Figure 2-1
Distribution of U.S. Registered Hospitals by Type, 2011
Figure 2-2
Number of Hospitals in the US, 1975-2005, Estimated 2015
Table 2-5
Leading For-Profit U.S. Hospital Chains, 2008 and 2010
Table 2-6
Registered Hospitals and Acute Care Centers by Country
Figure 2-3
Registered Hospitals and Acute Care Centers by Country
Figure 2-4
Number of Physician Offices, United States, 2000-2009
Table 2-7
Medical Doctors per 1,000 Population by Country
Figure 2-5
Number of Nursing Homes (United States), 2000-2010
Table 2-8
U.S. Nursing Homes, Beds, Residents and Occupancy Rate, 2010
Table 2-9
Estimated Nursing Service Establishments and Care Centers by Country
Figure 2-6
Growth in Hospice Programs in the United States, 1998-2010
Figure 2-7
Patients Served with Hospice Programs in the United States, 1998-2009
Table 2-10
Percentage of Hospice Admissions by Primary Diagnosis, 2005 -2009
Table 2-11
The Global Population, 1980-2050
Figure 2-8
The Global Population, 1980-2050
Table 2-12
Global Population Trends Age 65+, 2000-2050
Figure 2-9
Global Population Trends Age 65+, 2000-2050
Table 2-13
The U.S. Population, 1980-2050
Figure 2-10
The U.S. Population, 1980-2050
Table 2-14
Percent U.S. Population Over Age 65 by Year, 2000-2050
Figure 2-11
United States Population Trend Age 65+, 2000-2050
Table 2-15
Average Life Expectancy in Years by Country 1980 and 2012
Figure 2-12
Average Life Expectancy in Years by Country 1980 and 2012
TECHNOLOGIES AND COMPETITORS
Figure 3-1
Table 3-1
Select Tablet PCs in Healthcare Current as of June 2013
Table 3-1 (continued)
Select Tablet PCs in Healthcare Current as of June 2013
MARKET OVERVIEW
Table 4-1
The Global Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare 2008-2018
Figure 4-1
The Global Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare 2008-2018
Table 4-2
Global Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare by End User, 2008 - 2018
Figure 4-2
Global Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare by End User, 2008-2018
Figure 4-3
Global Market for Tablet PCs in Healthcare: Estimated Distribution of Sales by End User, 2012
Figure 4-4
Tablet PC Adoption Trends for Hospitals/Acute Care Centers, Estimates and Projections 2008-2018
Figure 4-5
Tablet PC Adoption Trends for Physicians and Physician Offices, Estimates and Projections 2008-2018
Figure 4-6
Tablet PC Adoption Trends in Nursing Establishments/Home Health Services, Estimates and Projections 2008-2018
Table 4-3
Global Market for Medical Tablet PCs in Healthcare Estimated Products Sales by Geographic Region, 2008-2018
Figure 4-7
Global Market for Medical Tablet PCs in Healthcare Market Share by Geographic Region, 2013
COMPETITOR MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
Table 5-1
Leading Competitor Analysis, Global Tablet PC Healthcare Market, 2012 vs. 2013
Figure 5-1
INDUSTRY TRENDS
Table 6-1
Total Healthcare Expenditures as a Percent of GDP by Country 1990, 2000 and
Figure 6-1
Total Healthcare Expenditures as a Percent of GDP by Country 1990, 2000 and
Table 6-2
Average Annual Growth of GDP by Country 2007-2011
Table 6-3
National Healthcare Expenditures in the United States 1960-2020
Table 6-4
National Health Expenditure Amounts, by Type of Expenditure: Calendar Years 2015-2021
Table 6-4 (continued)
National Health Expenditure Amounts, by Type of Expenditure: Calendar Years 2015- 2021
Table 6-5
U.S. Hospital Length of Stay, Average by Age Group
Figure 6-2
U.S. Hospital Length of Stay, Average by Age Group
Table 6-6
Average International Length of Stay, by Country 2010
Figure 6-3
Average International Length of Stay, by Country 2010
Table 6-7
Stages of Meaningful Use
Figure 6-4
Percent of Organizations that Expect to Qualify for Stage One Meaningful Use
Figure 6-5
Percent of U.S. Hospitals Reporting Security Breach of IT System, 2011 and 2012
Figure 6-6
Top Concerns -- Security of Computerized Medical Information, 2011 and 2012
CASE STUDIES
COMPETITOR PROFILES
Table 8-1
Corporate Details for Apple, Inc.
Table 8-2
Financial Details for Apple, Inc 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-1
Apple's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-2
Apple-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-3
Corporate Details for Barco NV
Table 8-4
Financial Details for Barco 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-3
Barco's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-4
Barco-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2009-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-5
Corporate Details for Cybernet Systems Corp.
Table 8-6
Corporate Details for Dell
Table 8-7
Financial Details for Dell 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-5
Dell's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-6
Dell-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-8
Corporate Details for Fujitsu
Table 8-9
Financial Details for Fujitsu 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-7
Fujitsu's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-8
Fujitsu-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-10
Table 8-11
Financial Details for Hewlett Packard 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-9
Hewlett Packard’s Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-10
HP-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-12
Corporate Details for Lenovo Group
Table 8-13
Financial Details for Lenovo 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-11
Lenovo's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-12
Lenovo-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-14
Corporate Details for Motion Computing
Table 8-15
Corporate Details for Motorola Solutions
Table 8-16
Financial Details for Motorola 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-13
Motorola's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-14
Motorola-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-17
Corporate Details for Panasonic
Table 8-18
Financial Details for Panasonic 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-15
Panasonic's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-16
Panasonic-funded Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions) ..
Table 8-19
Corporate Details for Research In Motion
Table 8-20
Financial Details for Research In Motion 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-17
Research In Motion Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-18
Research In Motion's Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-21
Corporate Details for Samsung
Table 8-22
Financial Details for Samsung 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-19
Samsung's Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-23
Corporate Details for Socket Mobile
Table 8-24
Financial Details for Socket Mobile 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-20
Socket Mobile Revenues 2008-2012 ($millions)
Figure 8-21
Socket Mobile’s Research and Development Expenditures 2008-2012 ($millions)
Table 8-25
Corporate Details for Tangent
Table 8-26
Corporate Details for ViewSonic
LIST OF COMPANIES
REGULATORY AUTHORITIES AND INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS
GLOSSARY OF IT TERMS

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