The Global Medical Alert System Market is estimated to be USD 7.4 Bn in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 10.9 Bn by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 8.3%.
Factors such as the rising geriatric population, technological advancement like the use of AI and IOT in the medical alert system, growing inclination of elder towards independent living, increasing adoption of the mobile personal emergency response system, and various healthcare reforms in different parts of the world are key drivers for the market.
The market is witnessing certain restraining factors, such as rigorous competition among existing medical alert system manufacturers, lower acceptability among seniors for technology use, and the subsequent upswing in large volume purchasing through INHs and GPOs (Group Purchasing Organizations). The introduction of voice-based and mobile medical alert system is creating an opportunity for the market.
Increase in geriatric population and health literacy across the globe
Increasing adoption of smart & mobile emergency response system
Technological advancement in medical alert systems
Favorable healthcare reform and financial assistance by Government for senior citizens
Growing inclination of elders towards independent living
Increasing incidence of false alarm
Integration of connected medical devices into an established ecosystem
Lower acceptability among seniors for the use of technology
Revolution brought by emerging technologies-IoT & AI
The growing number of assisted living centres and retirement homes
Introduction of voice-based and mobile medical alert system
Transformation in the healthcare sector
Low penetration of medical alert systems in developing countries
By System Type, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) holds the largest market share. The reasons for the growth of PERS include rising per capita expenditure towards healthcare across the globe, the availability of advanced medical facilities, rising awareness towards healthcare, etc. With the digital transformation and use of technologies such as IoT, and artificial intelligence (AI), PERS devices are in demand in major parts of the world. They include features like automatic fall detection, automatic call assistance, and location tracking, which helps the elderly individuals in case of an emergency when they are unable to press the help button.
By Connection type, the market is classified into wired and wireless. Wired devices accounted for the largest share in the market. Wired medical alert systems are more reliable, and senior citizens often lack technological awareness and find the wired devices user-friendly. Thus, the wired medical alert system market is the largest revenue-generating segment.
By End User/ Application, the market is classified into Hospitals & Clinics, Home-Based Users, Senior Living Facilities/Senior Care Centres, Assisted Living Facilities, and Others. Home-based users hold the largest market share and are expected to grow more during the forecasted period. It is due to the independence it provides to the senior citizens who want to live alone but are taken care of in case of an emergency.
By Offering, the market is classified into Hardware, Software, and Services. Among them, the Hardware segment accounts for the largest market share. It is due to their demand among elderly people is increasing. The various popular hardware medical alert devices are Fall Detection, Medicine Reminders, Mobile Protection, and Emergency Calling, etc.
By Technology, the market is classified into Two-way Voice Systems, Unmonitored Medical Alert Systems, Medical Alert Alarm (Button) System, IP-based systems, and others. Among them, Two Way Voice Systems will have the largest market share as its application in both residential i.e., Personal and hospital. Also, it has a live response (quick response).
By Geography, North America accounts for the largest market for medical alert systems and is expected to grow more during the forecast period. North America has a robust healthcare system, faster reimbursement policies, and favorable healthcare regulations that drive the market. The market is expected to grow at a faster pace in the APAC region. Major factors driving the medical alert systems market in the APAC are the rapidly growing geriatric population, increased per capita healthcare expenditure, and improving healthcare infrastructure in developing countries such as India and China.
Some of the companies covered in this report are Koninklijke Philips N.V. Rauland-Borg Corporation, Honeywell International, Ascom Wireless Solutions, ADT Corporation (US), Tunstall Healthcare Group Ltd. Valued Relationships, Inc. Medical Guardian LLC Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. Jeron Electronic Systems Inc Philips Lifeline, ADT, Tunstall, Greatcall, Alert-1, Connect America, Bay Alarm Medical, etc.
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5. Market Analysis 5.1 Porter's Five Forces Analysis 5.2 Impact of COVID-19 5.3 Ansoff Matrix Analysis
6. Global Medical Alert System Market, By System Type 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Nurse Call Systems (NCS) 6.3 Smart Belt 6.4 Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) 6.4.1 Home-based/Landline-based System 6.4.2 Mobile PERS 184.108.40.206 Cellular emergency response system 220.127.116.11 Wireless emergency response system 18.104.22.168 GPS-based emergency response system 6.4.3 Standalone PERS
7. Global Medical Alert System Market, By Connection Type 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Wired 7.3 Wireless
8. Global Medical Alert System Market, By End User 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Hospitals & Clinics 8.3 Home-based users 8.4 Senior Living Facilities/Senior Care Centres 8.5 Assisted Living Facilities 8.6 Others
9. Global Medical Alert System Market, By Offering 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Hardware 9.3 Software 9.4 Services
10. Global Medical Alert System Market, By Technology 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Two-way Voice Systems 10.3 Unmonitored Medical Alert Systems 10.4 Medical Alert Alarm (Button) System 10.5 IP-based systems 10.6 Others
11. Global Medical Alert System Market, By Geography 11.1 Introduction 11.2 North America 11.2.1 US 11.2.2 Canada 11.2.3 Mexico 11.3 South America 11.3.1 Brazil 11.3.2 Argentina 11.4 Europe 11.4.1 UK 11.4.2 France 11.4.3 Germany 11.4.4 Italy 11.4.5 Spain 11.4.6 Rest of Europe 11.5 Asia-Pacific 11.5.1 China 11.5.2 Japan 11.5.3 India 11.5.4 Indonesia 11.5.5 Malaysia 11.5.6 South Korea 11.5.7 Australia 11.5.8 Russia 11.5.9 Rest of APAC 11.6 Rest of the World 11.6.1 Qatar 11.6.2 Saudi Arabia 11.6.3 South Africa 11.6.4 United Arab Emirates 11.6.5 Latin America