This week, Durig Capital looks at the healthcare sector to review one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the United States. Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) has spent the last few years rationalizing its portfolio of hospitals. The company is beginning to realize the effects of this strategy as evidenced by its same-store results for the second quarter (see above).
D-dimer is a protein fragments produced when a blood clot dissolves in the body. The level of D-dimer in the blood can rise when there is significant formation and breakdown of blood clots in the body. The D-dimer test is used to detect D-dimer in the blood.
Dynamic spinal tethering systems are used for the correction of irregular spine in adults as well as pediatrics. The dynamic spinal tethering systems are generally used in the patients suffering from the scoliosis or any other form of the spine deformity.
Surgical booms are also known as Equipment Management Systems (EMS). Surgical booms are used to constrain electrical wiring from the various equipment used in the OR. They also help organize the space in the OR by increasing the working space.
Portable clinical analyzer is an analyzer commonly used in healthcare domain which is used to conduct critical tests such as blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites, and coagulation tests. Portable clinical analyzer is mainly used in hospitals at patient’s bedside for fast health checkup and instant treatment decision making.
North America is the prime region for advanced wound management products as healthcare practitioners now prefer advanced wound management products over traditional products in the region. APEC advanced wound management market is expected to grow due to rising patient pool and rising geriatric population in major economies, such as Japan.
Food service equipment play a vital role in preparing, serving and storage of food in hotels, restaurants, fast food joints, hospitals, nursing homes and educational institutes among others. The global food service equipment market is expected to witness substantial growth during the forecast period.
Advancements in healthcare technology have fueled a spate of innovations in medical devices, with top-of-the-line product launches presenting enhanced device functionalities. Innovations in vein finder technology are taking the medical devices sector by storm, with advanced vein finders backed by latest technologies acting as a boon for physicians, nurses, and phlebotomists.
Need for minimal invasive surgeries have been increasing since few years as it reduces the possibilities of postoperative complications. This has led to increasing production sales of central venous catheters across the global market.
According to the latest market report published by Research Report Insights (RRI) titled ‘Single-lead ECG Monitors Market’, the market is poised to expand at a CAGR of 9.9% over the forecast period (2017–2025).
Pharmaceutical sector is growing at a significant rate due to increasing prevalence of diseases, growing awareness and rising government initiatives. Injectable drugs refer to the medications that are introduced in to the patient’s body with the help of injections. They are injected directly into the blood stream with the help of injectable devices such as syringes and needles. On the basis of their formulations, injectable drugs market can be classified into microspheres, liposomes and nanoparticles.
The global prosthetic heart valve market was valued at $5.7 billion in 2015 and is estimated to be valued at $6.3 billion by 2016, projecting a Y-o-Y growth of 11.6%. A new report titled “Prosthetic Heart Valve Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016–2026,” published by Future Market Insights analyses the factors and trends defining the growth and performance of the global prosthetic heart valve market over a 10-year forecast period (2016 – 2026).
Ventilator is a life supporting healthcare device which regulates breathing of a patient during his treatment. Ventilators are used in the condition of serious lung disease or in other conditions which result in improper working of respiratory system. Ventilators help the patient to breathe easily.
Increasing prevalence of chronic kidney diseases is generating a substantial demand for renal anemia treatment. As per the latest research study published by Research Report Insights, the renal anemia treatment market was valued at $4.1 billion in 2017 and is likely to carry promising aspects over the assessment period. The research report on renal anemia treatment market also estimates that the market will grow at a y-o-y of over 7% during the forecast timeline of 2018-2026.
A new Future Market Insights’ study on the global sales scenario for point of care cholesterol monitoring devices projects just-under 3% year over year revenue growth for the market estimated to cross $400 million in 2019.
The rising number of infectious diseases caused due to the food contamination is creating the huge demand for real-time PCR systems. The widespread of spoilage is caused due to the contamination and the intake of such foods results in foodborne illness and therefore, the adoption of real-time PCR systems is increasing rapidly.
Growing demand from hospitals and the construction sector is fueling the growth of the global humidity Testers market. Few of the important applications of humidity Testers are monitoring concrete setting, monitoring of moisture level, management of environment for agriculture and horticulture, controlling environment for data center, food and beverages, broadcast equipment and others.
The latest market report published by Credence Research, Inc. “Wheelchairs Market – Growth, Future Prospects, Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026,” the global wheelchairs market was valued at $4.88 billion in 2017 and expected to reach $15.43 billion by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2018 to 2026.
According to a recent market report published by FMI titled ‘Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013–2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018–2027,’ the global Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies market was valued at $1.85 billion in 2017, and is expected to register a CAGR of 4.5% from 2018 to 2027.
Hospitals and research laboratories are deploying tracking solution to enable automation, improve efficiency, facilitate traceability, standardize workflow, and enhance patient safety. This has resulted in complete elimination of logs in histology, paper-based work, reduction in labeling errors, there are also direct (eg, reduction in overtime hours) and indirect cost savings (eg, staff spend less time looking for missing assets and managing paperwork).