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Global Healthcare SCM Market 2016-2020

Global Healthcare SCM Market 2016-2020

Market outlook of the healthcare SCM market

Technavio’s research analyst predicts the global healthcare SCM market to grow steadily at a CAGR of 10% over the next four years. The need to improve traceability in the healthcare SCM system is the primary growth driver for this market. Healthcare SCM helps organizations with labor optimization, financial management, and smooth flow of information throughout the entire supply chain.

Over the years, many SCM software solutions have been developed by the leading players in this market in a bid to reduce errors related to procurement of healthcare devices. Ongoing efforts to implement GS1 standards as a tool to improve healthcare SCM systems will further augment the adoption of SCM in the healthcare sector during the forecast period.

Segmentation and analysis of the healthcare SCM market

  • Supply chain planning
  • Warehouse management system
The supply chain planning segment dominated the market in 2015 with a market share of close to 80%. Supply chain planning solutions provide real-time information about the shipment of the products, which enhances traceability.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the healthcare SCM market
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
The Americas accounted for approximately 55% of the market share in 2015. The growth of the healthcare SCM market in the region can be attributed to the healthcare reforms implemented by different countries such as the Affordable Care Act in the US, which is also known as ObamaCare. The need to enhance supply-chain systems in the Americas is primarily driven by risk management and compliance issues.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Competition among the vendors in the global healthcare SCM market is fierce because of the presence of numerous player. The role of IT in healthcare services is becoming important and vendors are consistently investing in developing new products and services for healthcare SCM. Firms are also adopting market consolidation strategies to expand their business globally.

The leading vendors analyzed in this report are -
  • Cardinal Health
  • Cerner
  • Mckesson
  • Oracle
Other prominent vendors in the market include Airclic, Binary Stream, Epicor, Genco, GHX, Infor, JDA Software, Manhattan Associates, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Owens & Minor, ROi, Solstice Medical, SAP, TECSYS, and UPS.

Key questions answered in the report include
  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
  • What are the key factors driving the global healthcare SCM market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the healthcare SCM market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global healthcare SCM market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the healthcare SCM market?
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Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Healthcare SCM market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Healthcare SCM market: Cardinal Health, Cerner, Mckesson and Oracle
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Airclic, Binary Stream, Epicor, Genco, GHX, Infor, JDA Software, Manhattan Associates, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Owens & Minor, ROi, Solstice Medical, SAP, TECSYS, and UPS.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Healthcare SCM systems use innovative technology solutions such as Internet of Things (IoT) to change the traditional process of managing the supply chain in the healthcare industry. Healthcare providers use IoT solutions to track logistics systems for health-related products. We note that traditional GPS-based solutions for logistics are shifting to IoT devices that offer better connectivity and mobile tracking systems.”
According to the report, SCM and risk management are needed to minimize supply-chain risks for healthcare providers. Pharmaceuticals companies are mitigating analytics supply-chain risks by process redesigning and analytics solutions. With the rapid expansion of supply chain systems and a decentralized base, healthcare providers need to manage their supply chain risks. Instabilities in the supply chain arise as healthcare providers are exposed to risks, such as unstable business cycles, unstable macroeconomic factors, high consumer demands, and natural disasters.
Further, the report states that security issues in supply chains are a critical factor for healthcare service providers. Product security in the distribution system is a primary concern for most healthcare firms that provide health-related products for hospitals.

Companies Mentioned

Cardinal Health, Cerner, Mckesson, Oracle, Airclic, Binary Stream, Epicor, Genco, GHX, Infor, JDA Software, Manhattan Associates, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Owens & Minor, ROi, Solstice Medical, SAP, TECSYS, UPS.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Healthcare industry supply chain process
      • Table Global healthcare SCM market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global healthcare SCM market by application
      • Table Global healthcare SCM market by application 2015
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global healthcare SCM market by geography 2015
      • Table Global healthcare SCM market by geography 2015
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Cardinal Health
      • Table Cardinal Health: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Cardinal Health: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Cardinal Health: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Cerner
      • Table Cerner: Segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Cerner: Segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ millions)
      • Table Cerner: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • McKesson
      • Table McKesson: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table McKesson: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table McKesson: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Oracle
      • Table Oracle: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Oracle: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Oracle: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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