North America Wearable Medical Devices Market- Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 – 2025)

The North America Wearable Medical Devices Market is segmented by Device Type, Application(Sports and Fitness, Remote Patient Monitoring, Home Healthcare), Product Type, Geography.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2017-2025
Base Year: 2019
CAGR: 8.8 %

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Market Overview

Wearable medical devices are defined as the devices with sensors attached to the body that detect and monitor changes in body signatures of various areas and organs. Wearable devices monitor physiological data usually with remote/wireless communication. Most wearable medical devices have been developed to monitor activities such as walking, jogging, muscle activity and calories burned, heart rate, etc. and exercise. Some even include GPS monitoring and tracking to enhance the accurate measurement of distance.

Sports and fitness, remote patient monitoring, and home healthcare are the key applications of medical wearable electronics. Home healthcare monitoring accounts for the largest share.

Large number of innovations and new technologies, increasing incidence of chronic pain and diabetes, emerging economies, and increasing per capita income and ease of use and interpretation of medical devices are the factors driving the medical wearable devices market. On other hand, the high cost of wearable medical devices, unfavorable reimbursement policies, data security issues, and strict government regulations are posing challenges to this market.

Scope of the report

As per the scope of the report, wearable medical devices are capable of diagnosing or monitoring medical conditions, combined with digital health information, typically worn over the body.

By Device Type
Monitoring Devices
Heart Rate Monitor
Activity Monitor
Fetal and Obstetric Monitor
Other Device Types
Therapeutic Devices
Pain Management Devices
Rehabilitation Devices
Respiratory Therapy Devices
Other Therapeutic Devices
By Application
Sports and Fitness
Remote Patient Monitoring
Home Healthcare
By Product Type
Ear Wear
Other Product Types
North America
United States

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Key Market Trends

The Monitoring Devices is Expected to Grow Fastest during the Forecast Period

The major factors driving the growth of the segment in the region are the increasing adoption of sedentary and unhealthy lifestyles, growing embracing of self-monitoring of vitals, rising prevalence of lifestyle diseases, the low cost of activity trackers, and the presence of a large number of manufacturers with multi-functionality devices. According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020, 34.2 million people of all ages that is 10.5% of the US population had diabetes for the year 2018. The risk of chronic diseases is increasing due to the sedentary lifestyle and changing diet. The high patient pool with the large scope of the invention in the region due to the presence of a huge number of manufacturers is boosting the segment.

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Competitive Landscape

Many players in this market are trying to expand their product portfolio in order to top the market. Few companies adopted product innovation and new product launches as its key business strategy to ensure its dominance in this market. Players, such as Fitbit, Lifesense, Apple, Garmin, and Samsung, are disrupting the market by launching several new products.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Technological Advancements and Innovations

      2. 4.2.2 Increasing incidence of chronic pain and Diabetes patients

      3. 4.2.3 Ease of use and interpretation of medical devices

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 High Cost of Devices

      2. 4.3.2 Reimbursement Issues

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Device Type

      1. 5.1.1 Monitoring Devices

        1. Heart Rate Monitor

        2. Activity Monitor

        3. Electrocardiograph

        4. Fetal and Obstetric Monitor

        5. Neuro-monitor

        6. Other Device Types

      2. 5.1.2 Therapeutic Devices

        1. Pain Management Devices

        2. Rehabilitation Devices

        3. Respiratory Therapy Devices

        4. Other Therapeutic Devices

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Sports and Fitness

      2. 5.2.2 Remote Patient Monitoring

      3. 5.2.3 Home Healthcare

    3. 5.3 By Product Type

      1. 5.3.1 Watch

      2. 5.3.2 Wristband

      3. 5.3.3 Clothing

      4. 5.3.4 Ear Wear

      5. 5.3.5 Other Product Types

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Garmin Ltd

      2. 6.1.2 Apple Inc.

      3. 6.1.3 Fitbit

      4. 6.1.4 Samsung

      5. 6.1.5 Everist Genomics, Inc.

      6. 6.1.6 Philips Electronics

      7. 6.1.7 Sotera Wireless

      8. 6.1.8 Xiaomi Inc.

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The North America Wearable Medical Devices Market market is studied from 2017 - 2025.

The North America Wearable Medical Devices Market is growing at a CAGR of 8.8% over the next 5 years.

Garmin Ltd, Apple Inc., Fitbit, Samsung, Everist Genomics, Inc. are the major companies operating in North America Wearable Medical Devices Market.

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