Aging Population and Medical Devices – Thematic Intelligence

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Aging Population and Medical Devices Report Overview

The aging population is a captive market for the medical devices industry due to the rising demand for home care solutions for the elderly. Advancements in medical device technology have resulted in a significant increase in the number of conditions that can be managed in a home care setting. To capitalize on this strong demand and growth, manufacturers are increasingly producing consumer-targeted equipment. The COVID-19 pandemic placed additional stress on healthcare delivery systems worldwide, exposing the structural ageism that led to high rates of morbidity and mortality among older populations. These circumstances prompted global organizations to call for medical, scientific, social, and financial preparedness for the aging population as a global imperative.

This report is a thematic brief, which identifies those companies most likely to succeed in a world filled with disruptive threats. Inside, we predict how each theme will evolve and identify the leading and disrupting companies. The report covers the aging population theme.

Key Trends ·        Technology Trends

·        Macroeconomic Trends

·        Regulatory Trends

Key Value Chain Components ·        Patients Seeking Medical Care

·        Elderly Care Devices

·        Providers

Key Public Companies ·        Alphabet

·        Abbott Laboratories

·        Apple

·        Becton Dickinson

·        Dexcom

·        GE Healthcare

Key Private Companies ·        Biotronik

·        Medline Industries

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Aging Population and Medical Devices – Key Trends

The main trends shaping the wearables theme over the next 12 to 24 months are classified into three categories including technology trends, macroeconomic trends, and regulatory trends.

Technology Trends: The growing use of AI, the rising popularity of virtual care and telemedicine, remote patient monitoring (RPM), wearable devices, intelligent drug dispensing, and medical robotics are the key technology trends gaining traction in the market.
Macroeconomic Trends: Increasing healthcare costs, high inflation, surging prevalence of chronic diseases, and the growing importance of value-based care programs are key macroeconomic trends anticipated to boost the aging population and medical devices theme during the next few years.
Regulatory Trends: Authorization of medical devices for home use, RPM reimbursement, and data privacy are some of the leading regulatory trends likely to impact this theme. The FDA changed some of its enforcement policies so that home care devices such as physiological monitors, oximeters, spirometers, apnea monitors, electrocardiographs (ECGs), and others, which were previously cleared or approved for marketing to hospitals, could be marketed for home use without additional submissions.

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Aging Population and Medical Devices – Industry Analysis

Many countries are dealing with an aging population in some form. Public health policies and improvements in health care services have led to increases in life expectancy and declines in infant mortality and premature death. Addressing the unmet care and support needs of an aging population, and designing services, devices, and solutions centered around the needs of the older population, are therefore becoming urgent public health priorities for many countries. Global expenditure on healthcare has continued to grow over the last two decades. According to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), healthcare costs have been steadily increasing, and are expected to continue growing at the historical compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% during the forecast years.

Aging Population and Medical Devices Industry Analysis

The aging population and medical devices industry analysis also covers –

  • Market Size and Growth Forecasts
  • Case Study: Intelligent Drug Dispensing
  • Timeline
  • Signals
    • M&A Trends

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Aging Population – Value Chain Analysis

The key components in the aging population value chain are the patients seeking healthcare services, devices that facilitate or improve aging in place, and the providers of these devices and services.

Patients Seeking Medical Care: Being a regular consumer of medical services is a significant part of daily life for many older adults around the globe. As average lifespans increase, so too are older people living with more chronic and acute health problems and relying on care through the health system to maintain functioning and prolong their lives. Medical device technologies are becoming a great resource to facilitate or improve aging in place and promote health-related quality of life. The aging population is therefore increasingly seeking these devices for remote assistance, social communication, and medical care, highlighting the importance of incorporating their needs and preferences when developing effective technological solutions.

Aging Population Value Chain Analysis

Aging Population Value Chain Analysis

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Aging Population and Medical Devices – Competitive Landscape

The key companies making their mark within the aging population theme are –

Public Companies: Alphabet, Abbott Laboratories, Apple, Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Cochlear, Demant, Dexcom, GE Healthcare, Invacare, Medtronic, Omron, Philips, ResMed, Sonova, and Teladoc are some of the leading public companies in the aging population theme.

Private Companies: Biotronik and Medline Industries are the key private companies in this theme.

Aging Population and Medical Devices Public Companies

Aging Population and Medical Devices Public Companies

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Medical Devices Scorecard

The scorecard approach predicts tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector through three screens including a thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen.

Medical Devices Scorecard Analysis

Medical Devices Scorecard Analysis

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The report covers the aging population theme.

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Table of Contents

  • 1 Executive Summary
  • 2 Players
  • 3 Thematic Briefing
  • 4 Trends

    • 4.1 Technology trends
    • 4.2 Macroeconomic trends
    • 4.3 Regulatory trends

  • 5 Industry Analysis

    • 5.1 Healthcare expenditure and the aging population
    • 5.2 Market size and growth forecasts
    • 5.3 Case study: intelligent drug dispensing
    • 5.4 Timeline

  • 6 Signals

    • 6.1 M&A trends

  • 7 Value Chain

    • 7.1 Patients seeking medical care
    • 7.2 Elderly care devices
    • 7.3 Providers

  • 8 companies

    • 8.1 Public companies
    • 8.2 Private companies

  • 9 Sector Scorecards

    • 9.1 Medical devices sector scorecard

  • 10 Glossary

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