Hospital supplies are various basic instruments and consumables that are essential provisions in all healthcare centers. They include disposable hospital supplies, mobility aids and transportation equipment, operating room equipment, and sterilization and disinfectant equipment. The hospital supplies industry manufactures and distributes disposable tools and consumables, mobility aids and transportation equipment, operating room equipment and sterilization and disinfectant equipment.
The global hospital supplies market was valued at above $31 billion in 2017. North America was the largest region in the hospital supplies market in 2017, accounting for above 31% market share. The USA was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for above 24% market share.
Surgical beds and other long-term care beds are now being designed to deliver effective quality care. Technologically advanced beds are combining patients’ safety and comfort needs. Key establishments manufacturing medical and surgical beds are focusing on designing beds with multiple advanced technological features.
Some of the major companies covered are Johnson & Johnson, B. Braun Melsungen AG, GE Healthcare, Medline Industries and Cardinal Health, Inc.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The hospital supplies market is segmented into Disposable Hospital Supplies, Sterilization Equipment And Disinfectants, Mobility Aids And Transportation Equipment, and Operating Room Equipment.
Disposable Hospital Supplies segment includes blood glucose test strips, procedure kits and trays, conventional syringes and needles, facemasks, prefilled syringes, isolation gowns and medical gloves.
Sterilization Equipment And Disinfectants help reduce microbes and prevent infections. The category includes autoclaves, hot air ovens, filtration and radiation sterilization equipment, and disinfectant chemicals.
Mobility Aids And Transportation Equipment segment includes medical devices used to transport patients or medical products from one place to another. Such supplies include wheelchairs, walkers, crutches and stretchers. They can be manually operated or motorized.
Operating Room Equipment segment includes surgical beds, operating tables, operating table accessories, operating room lights, operating room integration systems and equipment management systems.