Patient Positioning Devices Market - Growth, Trends, Covid-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)”

The patient positioning devices market is segmented by Product (Chairs, Tables (Surgical Tables, Radiolucent Imaging Tables, Examination Tables), Accessories, Other Patient Positioning Systems), Application (Surgeries, Diagnostics/Imaging, Others), End User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Diagnostic Laboratories), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America). The report offers the value (in USD million) for the above segments.

Market Snapshot

Patient Positioning Devices Market Size
Study Period: 2019-2027
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia-Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 5.7 %

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Market Overview

The Patient Positioning Devices Market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.7 % during the forecast period (2022-2027).

Covid-19 has significantly impacted the patient positioning devices market growth. For instance, according to the study published in IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging in May 2020, to solve the high risk of getting infections, companies have designed and developed a contactless patient positioning system that allows for entirely remote and contactless scanning of patients. Such systems of the contactless patient position will bolster the market growth due to the rise in adopting such systems during the pandemic.

The major factors driving the market growth include the rise in the number of surgeries, the rise in hospitals and hospital investments, and the rise in the burden of the geriatric population, among others.

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development updated in May 2022, the number of surgical procedures taking place in Norway and Denmark in 2020 were 19,201 and 54,836. Such a huge number of surgeries in the developed countries of Europe will lead to a rise in the adoption of patient positioning devices needed for surgeries, driving the market growth.

In addition, the rise in the geriatric population will lead to increased hospitalization due to various diseases in the elderly population, driving the market growth. For instance, according to the World Ageing Population 2020 highlights, in 2020, there were 727 million people aged 65 and up on the planet. Women, on average, live longer than men. Hence they make up the bulk of the elderly population, particularly at advanced ages. Such a huge burden on the elderly population will lead to increased hospitalization, thereby lead to drive the demand for patient positioning systems. Driving the market growth significantly.

Rising product launches for patient positioning are further expected to drive market growth over the forecast period. For instance, in April 2020, ExacTrac Dynamic, the next-generation patient positioning and monitoring system from Brainlab, received CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) clearance. The new system provides increased capabilities by combining never-before-seen high-speed thermal surface tracking technology with an update of ExacTrac X-ray monitoring. The launch of such systems will lead to increased adoption in radiology, driving the market growth.

However, the high cost of these systems and the availability of refurbished patient positioning systems in the market are expected to hinder the market growth.

Scope of the Report

As per the scope of this report, patient positioning devices are the devices that produce ideal settings for surgeons, physicians, and patients, as proper medical posture is the most important component of surgery and other diagnostic. The patient positioning devices market is segmented by Product (Chairs, Tables (Surgical Tables, Radiolucent Imaging Tables, Examination Tables), Accessories, Other Patient Positioning Systems), Application (Surgeries, Diagnostics/Imaging, Others), End User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Diagnostic Laboratories), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa, and South America). The market report also covers the estimated market sizes and trends for 17 different countries across major regions globally. The report offers the value (in USD million) for the above segments.

By Product
Chairs
Tables
Surgical Tables
Radiolucent Imaging Tables
Examination Tables
Accessories
Other Patient Positioning Systems
By Application
Surgeries
Diagnostics/ Imaging
Others
End User
Hospitals
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Diagnostic Laboratories
Geography
North America
United States
Canada
Mexico
Europe
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
China
Japan
India
Australia
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East and Africa
GCC
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
South America
Brazil
Argentina
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Surgical Table Segment is Expected to Hold a Major Share in the Studied Market Over the Forecast Period

The surgical table segment is expected to hold a significant share in the patient positioning devices market, and it is expected to do the same over the forecast period.

The key players in the market are implementing their strategies to launch their innovative surgical tables in the market, thereby driving this segment growth. For instance, in March 2021, SIMEON Medical collaborated with skilled practitioners to create the Sim.MOVE 800. It is an operating room table that is adaptable to all conditions and thus universally applicable to all typical applications. Sim.MOVE 800 is also suitable for hybrid operating rooms as well. Such launch of surgical tables that are applicable for versatile applications will therefore lead to drive this segment growth.

In addition, in October 2021, Stille AB entered an exclusive collaboration with GE Healthcare for a new general surgery table in the United States. The new GS2 general surgery table was created to meet the growing need for a premium general surgery table that meets the needs of multi-disciplinary surgery units like Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) while also being a cost-effective, high-value solution. Such collaborations to market surgical tables will lead to rising in the adoption of surgical tables, driving the market growth.

Furthermore, according to the news published in December 2021, due to increased demand and improved access to surgical care in Asia, surgical procedure volume and the equipment market are likely to grow rapidly. China, as well as other growing markets such as India and Southeast Asia, are viewed as the most promising growth areas in Asia. The rise in demand and rise in surgical procedure volumes in highly populous countries such as India and China will therefore lead to increased adoption of surgical tables for patient positioning, thereby propelling the market growth of this segment.

Therefore, owing to the above-mentioned factors, this segment is expected to show significant growth over the forecast period.

Patient Positioning Devices Market Growth

North America Holds a Significant Market Share and Expected to do the Same in the Forecast Period

North America holds a significant market share and it is expected to do the same over the forecast period. The factors driving the growth of market in this region includes developed infrastructure, the rise in healthcare spending, the strong foothold of key market players, among others.

According to the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, titled 'Trends in US Surgical Procedures and Health Care System Response to Policies Curtailing Elective Surgical Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic' in December 2021, the rate of surgical procedures rebounded in 2019 levels after the reopening in the late pandemic era. These findings suggest that health systems were able to self-regulate and function at pre-pandemic capacity after initial adaptation. Such recovery will drive the market growth due to the rise in the adoption of patient positioning devices in surgical procedures.

In addition, according to the article published by the Marquette University, titled 'Modeling of a Patient Positioning System for use in MRI Machines' in May 2021, patient positioning systems must be able to manage unknown weights of up to 225 kilogrammes, accommodate friction disturbances, travel vast distances quickly, travel short distances in less than 1 second, and achieve sub millimetre bidirectional precision during an MRI. Such applications of patient positioning systems will lead to drive the market growth in this region due to higher adoption in medical imaging.

Moreover, according to the America’s Health Rankings Senior Report 2022 , more than 54 million adults aged 65 and older live in the United States and the total number of adults ages 65 and older is projected to rise to an estimated 85.7 million, roughly 20% of the overall the United States population. Such a high burden of geriatric population will drive the growth of the market studied in this region due to increased hospitalization of elderly population.

Furthermore, rise in product launches in the United States for patient positioning will also boost the market growth due to rise in adoption of these products. For instance, in July 2020, Hillrom launched the PST 500, a precision surgical table, as well as Yellofins Apex, a highly sophisticated addition to the Yellofins Stirrups portfolio.

Therefore, owing to the afore mentioned factors, the market is expected to drive in North America.

Patient Positioning Devices Market Forecast

Competitive Landscape

The market for patient positioning devices is moderately competitive. The market is expected to drive due to the rise in collaborations between key market players, rise in product launches, rise in the number of surgeries, and rise in healthcare infrastructure, among others. Some of the key market players in this market include Getinge AB, Hill-Rom, Inc., Stryker Corporation, Steris Plc, Span-America Medical Systems, Inc, and Smith & Nephew, among others.

Recent Development

In March 2022, Stryker Corporation launched innovative mobile air transfer system designed to help prevent patients from sliding during tilt procedures and protect nurses during pre- and post-surgical lateral transfers in the operating room.

In January 2022, Surgitech Inc., a medical device company that is bringing safety and efficiency to the operating room through its innovative product lines have been awarded a contract in the category of patient positioning with Vizient.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Rising Number of Surgeries and Geriatric Population

      2. 4.2.2 Increase in Demand for Patient Positioning Devices in Hospitals and Clinics

      3. 4.2.3 Advancements in Technology

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 HIgh Cost of Products

      2. 4.3.2 Availability of Refurbished Patient Positioning Systems

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces 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

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size by Value - USD million)

    1. 5.1 By Product

      1. 5.1.1 Chairs

      2. 5.1.2 Tables

        1. 5.1.2.1 Surgical Tables

        2. 5.1.2.2 Radiolucent Imaging Tables

        3. 5.1.2.3 Examination Tables

      3. 5.1.3 Accessories

      4. 5.1.4 Other Patient Positioning Systems

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Surgeries

      2. 5.2.2 Diagnostics/ Imaging

      3. 5.2.3 Others

    3. 5.3 End User

      1. 5.3.1 Hospitals

      2. 5.3.2 Ambulatory Surgery Centers

      3. 5.3.3 Diagnostic Laboratories

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. 5.4.1.1 United States

        2. 5.4.1.2 Canada

        3. 5.4.1.3 Mexico

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

        1. 5.4.2.1 Germany

        2. 5.4.2.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.4.2.3 France

        4. 5.4.2.4 Italy

        5. 5.4.2.5 Spain

        6. 5.4.2.6 Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.4.3.1 China

        2. 5.4.3.2 Japan

        3. 5.4.3.3 India

        4. 5.4.3.4 Australia

        5. 5.4.3.5 South Korea

        6. 5.4.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 Middle-East and Africa

        1. 5.4.4.1 GCC

        2. 5.4.4.2 South Africa

        3. 5.4.4.3 Rest of Middle-East and Africa

      5. 5.4.5 South America

        1. 5.4.5.1 Brazil

        2. 5.4.5.2 Argentina

        3. 5.4.5.3 Rest of South America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 ALVO

      2. 6.1.2 Getinge AB

      3. 6.1.3 Hill-Rom, Inc.

      4. 6.1.4 Stryker Corporation

      5. 6.1.5 Steris Plc

      6. 6.1.6 Span America

      7. 6.1.7 Skytron, LLC

      8. 6.1.8 C-RAD

      9. 6.1.9 LEONI AG

      10. 6.1.10 Mizuho OSI

      11. 6.1.11 OPT SurgiSystems

      12. 6.1.12 Smith & Nephew

    2. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Global Patient Positioning Devices Market market is studied from 2019 - 2027.

The Global Patient Positioning Devices Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.7% over the next 5 years.

Asia-Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2021.

Getinge AB, Hill-Rom, Inc., Stryker Corporation, Steris Plc, Span-America Medical Systems, Inc are the major companies operating in Global Patient Positioning Devices Market.

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