PACS and RIS Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Consumption, Revenue, Company Analysis, Regional Insights and Forecast 2021-2030

Published Date : Nov 2020 | No. of Pages : 200 Pages | Category : Healthcare

The global PACS and RIS market size was valued at US$ 2.7 billion in 2020 and expected to reach US$ 4.72 billion by 2030, expanding at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2021 to 2030. The global PACS and RIS market is driven by rising health concerns and growing demand for digitization of products by government.

Key Driver

Globally, governments have recognized the importance of health care IT and are encouraging the usage of PACS and RIS for in-depth and accurate analysis of the health of a patient. Health care IT systems not only improve ease of use, but management of a large number of patient records, and transparency in medical insurance claim process.

Adoption of EMR systems in both hospital and office-based practices is increasing. Demand for PACS and RIS is increasing as these allow medical images to be saved electronically.

This requirement effectively ensures that the radiology information system and picture archiving communication system for the caregivers is ensuring the electronic accessibility of the images.

The U.S. Government encourages adoption of health care IT products such as hospital information systems in the hospitals.


  • A picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is a medical imaging technology which provides economical storage of, and convenient access to, images from multiple modalities.
  • RIS (radiology information system) is a computerized database used by radiology departments to store, manipulate, and distribute patient radiological data and imagery.
  • PACS and RIS are being utilized more than conventional systems for medical imaging. PACS and RIS are the right choices for a sustainable future. Adoption of PACS and RIS is increasing in a number of health care facilities and high-value products, such as cardiology PACS, orthopedic PACS, and oncology PACS.
  • North America dominated the global PACS and RIS market in 2018 and the trend is anticipated to continue during the forecast period. Rising health care demand and substantial government interventions for research and development are the major factors supporting market growth of the market.


  • PACS are widely installed in big healthcare provider, data networks, were experts say providers of all sizes should look to strengthen the cyber security of their medical imaging systems.
  • Medical devices connected to integrated delivery networks and hospital computer networks including image-producing hardware such as MRI machines can present both cyber security and patient safety concerns

Increase in number of cardiology procedures Globally To Drive PACS and RIS Market

  • Cardiology imaging vendors have adopted digital imaging and communications in medicine (DICOM) standard to develop commercial PACS specifically designed for cardiology. Since cardiology studies are dynamic, large number of images and a vast amount of data are generated per study. Also, the number of cardiology studies performed is increasing by 20% per year. Considering the large records, cardiology can expect to benefit substantially from the electronic management of images. This drive the demand for the PACS and RIS

PACS Segment to Capture Largest Market Share

  • Based on product type, the market has been segmented into PACS and RIS. PACS emerged as the leading segment in terms of revenue in 2020, attributed to high demand and widespread use of PACS such as cardiology PACS and orthopedic PACS. Among various types of PACS products, the oncology PACS segment is likely to record the highest growth rate from 2021 to 2030. This is attributed to increase in prevalence of cancer. In addition, increase in demand for complete diagnosis is likely to fuel the growth of this segment.

 Web-based Deployment to Dominate Market in Term of Method of Deployment

  • In terms of deployment, the market segmented as web-based, cloud-based, and on-premise. Web-based dominates the global PACS AND RIS market and this is attributed to high demand for multi-modality support for efficient workflow management of medical imaging practices at number of locations. The cloud-based segment is likely to record the highest growth rate from 2021 to 2030. This is because cloud-based systems provide increased cyber security and additional storage, which is essential due to increased number of health care procedures etc.

Hospital to be Highly Lucrative Segment

  • Based on end-user, the PACS and RIS market has been segmented into hospitals, diagnostic centers, research & academic institutes, and ambulatory diagnostic centers. Hospitals is the major end-user of PACS and RIS due to high number of medical examinations in terms of medical images, which require large storage and accessibility to physicians.

North America to Dominate Global Market

  • In terms of region, the global PACS and RIS market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America dominated the global PACS and RIS market in 2020, followed by Europe.
  • The growth of the PACS and RIS market in North America is drive owing to its increasing technological advancements Demand for PACS in North America is high due to increasing prevalence of diseases and the need for data management.  

Competitive Landscape

  • Key players in the global market include GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, McKesson Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Agfa Healthcare, and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, and Fujifilm Holdings Corporation exhibit the largest geographical outreach, with presence in multiple PACS and RIS product categories others among others.

Market Segmentation:

By Product

  • RIS
  • PACS
    • Cardiology PACS
    • Dental PACS
    • Oncology PACS
    • Orthopedic PACS
    • Others

By Component

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services

By Deployment

  • Web-based
  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

By End Users  

  • Hospitals
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • Research & Academic Institutes
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific          
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

The PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2030. 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 PACS and RIS market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the PACS and RIS market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2030. 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 PACS and RIS market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS 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.

PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS 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 PACS and RIS market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for PACS and RIS. 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 PACS and RIS. 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 PACS and RIS are as follows:

  • History Year: 2017-2020
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2030

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

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

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.

Primary Sources

 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 analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2017-2020) and forecast (2021-2030);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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