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SOURCE Research and Markets
DUBLIN, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wxd7pp/north_american) has announced the addition of the "North American Home Healthcare Market by Product, Services & Telehealth - Forecasts To 2017" report to their offering.
The North American home healthcare market was valued at $90.9 billion in 2012; it is poised to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% to reach $130.4 billion by 2017. The home healthcare market includes products, services, and tele-health. The home care product category comprises home care testing, screening and monitoring devices, home healthcare therapeutic equipment, mobility assist and other devices, fitness, and nutrition products. Services include unskilled care, rehabilitation therapy, infusion therapy, and respiratory therapy, while tele-health includes home tele-health monitoring devices and tele-health services.
The most significant healthcare trend witnessed recently is the shift of treatment from hospitals to home in order to gain a cost advantage and reduce hospital expenditure. The move from treatment to proactive monitoring is also opening up new opportunities for the home healthcare market. Patients prefer home healthcare over hospitals for the convenience, privacy, and cost-effectiveness it offers. Factors like innovation, easy availability, aging demographics, and increasing chronic diseases drive the U.S. market, which has the largest share in terms of revenue. Canada is also a significant country of North American region. The rising healthcare cost and increasing incidences of chronic ailments are forcing Canadian government to move towards home healthcare.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 Home Healthcare Testing, Screening & Monitoring Market
5 Home Healthcare Therapeutic Equipment
6 Mobility Assist & Other Devices
8 Fitness Market
9 Home Healthcare Services Market
10 Home Tele-health Market
11 Geographic Analysis
12 Competitive Landscape
13 Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, & Developments)*
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