Reportlinker Adds The Worldwide Market for Mobile Medical Apps

Dec 07, 2010, 07:00 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

The Worldwide Market for Mobile Medical Apps

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0335788/The-Worldwide-Market-for-Mobile-Medical-Apps.html

Smartphone and other mobile applications or "apps" are being utilized in many areas of healthcare: education, health management, data management, health information, and other workflow processes. This Kalorama Information report The Worldwide Market for Mobile Medical Apps details these products and presents a picture of the market today and what it may look like over the next five years. Some popular apps included in this report include.

  • Epocrates

  • Medscape Mobile

  • iRadiology

  • Nursing Central

  • Care360 Mobile

  • STAT ICD-9 LITE

  • Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy

  • EMR apps

Healthcare has exhibited a particular need for these technologies. Not only is the medical community using smartphones and their applications for basic work at a higher rate than the general population, but they are reporting using smartphones in replacement for some of the work that would have previously been done on a desktop or laptop computer.

Included in this report are the following

  • Model Apps on the Market

  • Successful Business Models

  • Estimate for Current Mobile Medical App Market Size

  • App Market by Type (Medical Reference, Study Aids, Drug Reference, Nursing Tools, others)
  • Forecast of Revenues by Platform (Apple, Android, Blackberry)

  • Regional Distribution of App Sales (United States

Japan, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Canada,

Rest of World)

  • Healthcare and Population Statistics

  • Market Drivers

  • Physician Demographics and Smartphone Usage Stats

The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical, information technology and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering primary information. Primary sources were the basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with IT company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.

The report covers issues and trends that will impact the medical app market in the future, including:

  • Pricing

  • Threat to Security

  • Non-availability of Suitable Handheld Devices

  • Implementation Failures

  • Resistance to Change

  • Lack of IT Resource in Provider Settings

  • Electromagnetic Interference

  • High infrastructure Cost

  • Growing Healthcare Cost

  • Aging Society

  • Reduction of Medical Errors

  • Telemedicine Benefits

  • Federal Initiatives

All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers' level. The base year for data was 2010. Historical data was provided for 2009 with forecast data provided for 2015. The forecasted market analysis for 2010-2015 was highly influenced by the uptake of new technologies in the health industry, government incentives and requirements, product marketing, availability and demographic trends.

CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Healthcare Industry

Methodology

Size and Growth of the Market

Issues Facing the IT Healthcare Market

CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION

PDAs and Smartphones

Smartphone Applications

Defining Smartphones and PDAs

Leading Smartphone Operating Systems

Growth of Smartphones

Smartphone-Specific Service Fees

Connection Speeds

Healthcare Efficiency

Healthcare Establishments

Physicians

Number of Physicians

Handheld Device Technology Adoption by Physicians

CHAPTER THREE: KEY APPS AND DEVELOPERS

Medical Applications

Business Model for Device/Platform Developers

App Developer Business Strategy

Smartphones in Healthcare

Benefits of Healthcare Smartphones

Challenges in the Implementation of Smartphones in Healthcare Settings

Apps and Tablet PCs

Apple App Store's Top-Grossing Apps

Leading Apps for Healthcare Providers

Epocrates

Medscape Mobile

iRadiology

Nursing Central

Care360 Mobile

The ECG Guide

STAT ICD-9 LITE

Lexi-Comp Individual Medical Apps

Tarascon Pharmacopoeia

Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy

Apps for Diabetes Management

Electronic Medical Records and Apps

Smartphone Applications for EMRs

Overview of EMRs

CHAPTER FOUR: MARKET OVERVIEW

The Overall Mobile App Market

Reviewing the Market for Medical Apps

Analysis of Medical Apps by Type/Category

The Medical App Market Forecast 2015

Regional Distribution of Medical App Sales

Market Drivers and Inhibitors

Growth Drivers

Growth Inhibitors

Emerging Trends

Case Study Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network (UHN)—New York, New York

LIST OF EXHIBITS

CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Table 1-1: The Global Market for Medical Mobile Apps 2009-2015

Figure 1-1: The Global Market for Medical Mobile Apps 2009-2015

CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION

Table 2-1: Leading Smartphone Operating Systems

Table 2-2: Medical Doctors per 1,000 Population by Country 2006*

Table 2-3: Percent U.S. Population Over Age 65 by Year

Figure 2-1: Estimated Population by Age Group, 2000 and 2050

Table 2-4: The World Population, 1980-2020

Figure 2-2: The World Population, 1980-2020

Figure 2-3: Physician Usage Statistics

CHAPTER THREE: TECHNOLOGIES AND COMPETITORS

Table 3-1: Apple App Store's "Top Grossing Medical Apps"*

Table 3-2: Epocrates Purchase Plan

Table 3-3: Percent of Office-based Physicians Using EMRs, 2001-2006

CHAPTER FOUR: MARKET OVERVIEW

Figure 4-1: Number of Available Apps* (Estimates; All Types), 2008-2010

Figure 4-2: Share of All Available Apps by Platform/Store 2009 219

Figure 4-3: Share of All Available Apps by Platform/Store 2010

Table 4-1: Market for Medical Apps by Platform, 2009 and 2010

Figure 4-4: Sales of Medical Apps by Platform, 2009 vs. 2010

Figure 4-5: Share of Medical Apps Sales by Platform 2009

Figure 4-6: Share of Medical Apps Sales by Platform 2010

Table 4-2: Estimated Sales of Medical Apps by Product Type, 2010

Figure 4-7: Estimated Distribution of Sales by Product Type, 2010

Table 4-3: The Market for Medical Apps, 2010 vs. 2015 by Platform

Figure 4-8: Sales of Medical Apps by Platform, 2010 vs. 2015

Figure 4-9: Share of Medical Apps Sales by Platform 2015

Table 4-4: Estimated Products Sales for Mobile Medical Apps by World Region, 2010

Figure 4-10: Estimated Products Sales for Mobile Medical Apps by World Region, 2010

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