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The North American Patient Handling Systems Market

The North American Patient Handling Systems Market

Primary interviews were conducted with key industry experts and regulatory authorities. Designation of interviewed participants include chief executive officers, marketing managers, directors, and vice presidents.

Secondary research sources such as in-house Frost & Sullivan database, Frost & Sullivan’s Decision Support Database, company annual reports, scientific journals, and industry-related articles have been utilized.

The objective of the research service is to present a comprehensive analysis of the North American patient handling systems market with respect to market potential and key market dynamics.

The study also covers factors driving growth, challenges affecting the industry, and opportunities within both the total market and the market segments as estimated for the forecast period.

Base Year: 2014; Forecast Period: 2015–2018

About this report

In this study of the North American patient handling systems market, patient lifts are broadly segmented as ceiling and floor lifts. End users are segmented as acute care hospitals, long-term care, and home care. The US market accounts for about 83% of the total market by revenue and is expected to grow faster than the Canadian market. Penetration of ceiling lifts in the Canadian long-term and home care markets is better than in the US where the reimbursement scenario will continue to pose a challenge for penetration. This research service includes a look at market drivers and restraints, forecasts and trends, the competitive landscape, and new product launches. The base year used for analysis is 2014 with forecasts from 2015 to 2018.


  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Research Scope
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Executive Summary-Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
    • Executive Summary-3 Big Predictions
  • Market Overview
    • Definitions and Market Segmentation
    • Product Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Patient Handling Systems Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends-Total Patient Handling Systems Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Patient Handling Systems Market: Market Engineering Measurements, North America, 2014
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Patient Handling Systems Market: Revenue Forecast, North America, 2014-2018
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Breakdown by Care-Setting and Product Segment
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Competitive Structure
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total Patient Handling Systems Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Market Participants, North America, 2014
    • Product Profiling of Key Companies
  • Floor-Based Patient Handling Systems Segment
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Floor-Based Patient Handling Systems Market: Market Engineering Measurements, North America, 2014
    • Revenue Forecast
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Care-Setting
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Care-Setting
    • Unit Shipment and Percent Revenue Forecast by Care-Setting-US and Canada
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type-US and Canada
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Floor-Based Patient Handling Systems Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 4 Participants, North America, 2014
  • Ceiling-Based Patient Handling Systems Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Ceiling-Based Patient Handling Systems Market: Market Engineering Measurements, North America, 2014
    • Revenue Forecast
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Care-Setting
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Care-Setting
    • Unit Shipment and Percent Revenue Forecast by Care-Setting-US and Canada
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Product Type-US and Canada
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Ceiling-Based Patient Handling Systems Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 3 Market Participants, North America, 2014
  • Care-Setting Penetration Analysis and New Product Launches
    • Care-Setting Penetration Analysis
    • Sales Channel Analysis
    • New Product Launches & Technology Advancements
  • Conclusion
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
    • The Last Word-Explanation
  • Appendix
    • List of Market Participants-Selected Companies
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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