The global Ambulance Stretchers market size is expected to be worth around US$ 823.11 million by 2028, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.
The global Ambulance Stretchers market size was valued at US$ 634.5 million in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% during forecast period 2021 to 2028.
Rising number of road accidents, increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, and favorable reimbursement policies are expected to propel the ambulance stretchers market growth.
Rising medical tourism in countries, such as India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Mexico, are among major factors driving the market growth. Aspects that contribute to form a growing medical tourism are, better infrastructure and cheaper treatment costs. A heart bypass surgery costs around USD 113,000 in U.S. However, the same procedure costs USD 10,000 in India, USD 13,000 in Thailand, USD 20,000 in Singapore, USD 9,000 in Malaysia, and USD 3,250 in Mexico. Other procedures such as heart valve replacement, angioplasty, hip replacement, and knee replacement, have significant price differences. Thus, patients from developed countries prefer availing treatments in developing countries like India, Singapore, and Thailand. Hence, rising medical tourism is anticipated to boost the demand for ambulance stretchers, thereby, driving the market growth.
Favorable reimbursement policies in developed countries are also anticipated to boost the market growth. For instance, in the U.S., Medicare Part B always covers and emergency ambulance services. In some cases, it also covers non-emergency ambulance services. Such favorable policies are expected to increase adoption of ambulance services, thereby boosting the ambulance stretchers market’s growth.
Based on products, the market has been segmented into emergency and transport stretchers. Transport stretchers held the largest market share in 2020 owing to increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, growing medical tourism, and rising bariatric & geriatric population. Moreover, this segment is expected to witness a significant growth in the upcoming years due to rising initiatives taken by key players to launch technologically advanced products such as hydraulic transport stretcher and pneumatic stretchers.
Emergency stretchers are anticipated to witness fastest growth over the forecast period due to rising number of road accidents across the globe. Emergency stretchers are used to immediate transfer of patients from accident site to the hospital. Some of the key companies offering emergency stretchers are Stryker Corporation, Narang Medical Limited, and ROYAX.
Based on technology, the market has been categorized into manual, electric powered, and pneumatic stretchers. Manual stretchers held the largest market share in 2020 owing to presence of numerous products offered by key players in the market. In addition, these stretchers are easy to carry within remote locations due to their light weight as compared to other types of stretchers.
Electric powered stretchers are anticipated to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period. The segment’s growth is attributable to increasing investment by key players to launch technologically advanced products. Key players manufacturing electric powered stretchers are Hill-Rom Services Inc. and Stryker Corporation.
End-users of ambulance stretchers include hospitals, EMS service providers, ambulatory service centers, and others. Hospital segment held the largest market share in 2018 owing to increasing patient volume in hospitals, rising incidence of cardiovascular diseases, and growing number of bariatric patients. As per CDC, in 2016, 36.5% of adults in the U.S. were obese and approximately 216,000 bariatric surgeries took place in the country. Such factors are increasing the demand of hospital-owned ambulance stretchers for emergency and non-emergency patient transport.
EMS service providers segment is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to the entry of new ambulance service providers globally. The new entrants have adopted several new & innovative ideas to gain a competitive edge in the market and strengthen their foothold. For instance, in Kenya, a start-up, Capsule, has launched an app “Flare”, which is an “Uber for ambulances”. The app allows patients to book an ambulance remotely. The app is also integrated with geolocation services and provides information about real-time location of ambulance and traffic. Such factors are anticipated to increase adoption of ambulance stretchers over the forecast period.
North America ambulance stretchers market held the largest share in 2020 owing to the presence of several key players in this region, growing demand for high-quality healthcare services, well-established healthcare infrastructure, and favorable reimbursement policies & regulatory reforms in the healthcare sector. For instance, Part B of Medicare covers 80.0% of the Medicare-approved amount for medically necessary non-emergency and emergency ambulance services.
Hill-Rom Services Inc.
Medline Industries, Inc.
Fu Shun Hsing Technology Co. Ltd.
Zhangjiagang New Fellow Med Co., Ltd.
Narang Medical Limited
Electric Powered Stretchers
EMS Service Providers
Ambulatory Service Centers
The Ambulance Stretchers market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Ambulance Stretchers market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2028. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
This report focuses on the global Ambulance Stretchers market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Ambulance Stretchers market development in United States, Europe and China.
It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Ambulance Stretchers market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.
In terms of production side, this report researches the Ambulance Stretchers capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.
In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Ambulance Stretchers by regions (countries) and application.
Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Ambulance Stretchers market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2028. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.
With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Ambulance Stretchers market companies.
Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Ambulance Stretchers market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.
The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.
Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Ambulance Stretchers industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.
The Ambulance Stretchers market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Ambulance Stretchers market.
Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Ambulance Stretchers market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.
Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Ambulance Stretchers market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Ambulance Stretchers. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.
New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Ambulance Stretchers. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Ambulance Stretchers are as follows:
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Market Size Estimation
Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).
The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.
Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.
All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.
Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.
Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.
In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.
The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.
The study objectives of this report are:
To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.
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