The Market for Home Care Products, Forecasts to 2019, 8th Edition (Wheelchairs, Walkers, Other Ambulatory Aids, Oxygen Products, Infusion Products, Home Ventilators, Incontinence Supplies, Defibrillators, Ostomy Products, Bathroom Safety Supplies and Gene

The Market for Home Care Products 

Demand in the U.S. market for home care products and equipment continues to rise, with an aging population and an ongoing shift of chronic care patients from hospitals to home. New medical-technology devices are making it possible for the aging population and individuals with acute illnesses to remain at home and advances in treating acute diseases such as heart failure have transformed them into chronic diseases, allowing patients to live more productive lives at home as well. The Market for Home Care Products, 8th Edition, covers the market for products specially designed to assist with regular tasks of daily living. As part of its market analysis, this report includes the following information:

  • Current U.S. Market Size Estimates and Forecasts to 2019
  • Market Forecast to 2019
  • Breakouts of Market by Product Type
  • Disease Demographics of Relevance to Home Care Product Usage
  • Market Share of Key Competitors by Device Category
  • Discussion of Competitive Bidding and Healthcare Reform
  • Other Issues and Trends Affecting the Industry
  • Profiles of Key Competitors
Home care products assist individuals with activities related to daily living and may also provide medical treatment that would otherwise be obtained through a hospital or other care facility. Products that assist with daily living include home medical equipment such as ambulatory aids, bathroom safety supplies and home care beds and support surfaces; and general equipment and supplies.

This report provides 2012-2019  estimates and forecasts for the following market:
  • Walkers and Rollators
  • Canes and Walking Sticks
  • Crutches
  • Scooters
  • Bathroom Safety Supplies
  • Home Care Beds
  • Wheelchairs, Manual
  • Wheelchairs, Powered
  • Miscellaneous Patient Aids
  • Infusion Products
  • Oxygen Concentrators
  • Oxygen Systems
  • Ventilators
  • Incontinence Supplies
  • Defibrillators
  • Ostomy Products
  • General Supplies
The following trends directly affect his industry and are covered in this report:
  • Health Care Reform
  • Cost Containment Issues
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Improper Payments
  • Professional Services
  • Demographic Trends
  • Hospitals Shortening Length of Stay
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Delivery Channels
  • Technological Advances
A broad range of companies compete within the U.S. market for home care products. Most are small, privately-held companies that are active within only one or two segments. Many of these companies have long histories supplying a relatively specialized range of home care products and record annual sales in the range of $5 to $20 million; for some, sales are under $1 million. Although a few have international businesses, most operate exclusively in the United States. Companies profiled in this report include:
  • ArjoHuntleigh
  • Baxter International
  • CareFusion Corporation
  • Covidien
  • DeVilbiss Healthcare
  • Drive Medical
  • Graham-Field Health Products, Inc.
  • Hard Manufacturing Co.
  • Hollister Incorporated
  • Inogen, Inc.
  • Invacare
  • Joerns Healthcare
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Philips/Respironics
  • Sunrise Medical, Inc.
Information for this report was gathered from a wide variety of published sources including company reports, catalogs, materials and public filings; government documents; trade journals; newspapers and business press; analysts’ reports and other sources. Interviews with company representatives were conducted to capture the perspectives from industry participants’ point of view and assess trends, and form the basis of the forecasting and competitive analysis. Dollar figures represent the U.S. market and are expressed in current dollars. Sales estimates are provided for the historic 2012 to 2014 period and forecasts are provided through 2019. The base year is 2014. The size of each market segment refers to manufacturers’ revenues.


  • Executive Summary
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE ANDGROWTH OF THEMARKET
      • Table The U.S. Market for Home Care Products, 2012-2019
    • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND LEADING COMPETITORS
    • THE END USER
  • Introduction
    • DISEASES AND CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE CONSUMER OFHOMECARE PRODUCTS
      • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
      • Arthritis
      • Cancer
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Intestinal and Urological Disorders
      • Neonatal Conditions
      • Respiratory Problems
    • PREVALENCE AND DEMOGRAPHICS
      • Table Historical and Projected Population (in millions) of the United States by Older Age Group, 2012-2019
      • Table Number of U.S. Patients Utilizing Home Care Products, 2012
    • INDUSTRY DRIVERS AND CONTRAINTS
  • Home Medical Equipment
    • PRODUCT CLASSIFICATIONS
    • AMBULATORY AIDS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Ambulatory Aids Available in the United States by Product Category, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
        • Table The U.S. Market for Ambulatory Aids by Type, 2012-2019
        • Table The U.S. Market for Canes and Walking Sticks, 2012-2019
        • Table The U.S. Market for Walkers and Rollators, 2012-2019
        • Table The U.S. Market for Crutches, 2012-2019
        • Table The U.S. Market for Scooters, 2012-2019
    • BATHROOM SAFETY SUPPLIES
      • Products
        • Table Selected Bathroom Safety Supplies Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Bathroom Safety Supplies, 2012-2019
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • HOMECARE BEDS AND SUPPORT SURFACES
      • Products
        • Table Selected Home Care Beds and Support Systems Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Care Beds and Support Surfaces, 2012-2019
    • WHEELCHAIRS
      • Products
        • Table Examples of Selected Wheelchairs Available in the United States, by Type of Wheelchair, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Wheelchairs by Type, 2012-2019
        • Table The U.S. Market for Manual Wheelchairs, 2012-2019
        • Table The U.S. Market for Power Wheelchairs, 2012-2019
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • MISCELLANEOUS PATIENT AIDS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Miscellaneous Patient Aids Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Miscellaneous Patient Aids, 2012-2019
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • THE TOTAL MARKET
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Medical Equipment by Type, 2012-2019
      • Competitor Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Share of the U.S. Home Care Market for Home Medical Equipment, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
  • Oxygen Therapy Equipment
    • OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Oxygen Concentrators Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Oxygen Concentrators, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Revenues and Market Share, U.S. Market for Oxygen Concentrators, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • OXYGEN SYSTEMS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Oxygen Systems Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Oxygen Systems, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Revenues and Market Share, U.S. Market for Oxygen Systems, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • VENTILATORS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Ventilators Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Ventilators, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Revenues and Market Share, U.S. Market for Home Ventilators, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • THE TOTAL MARKET
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Oxygen Therapy Equipment, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Revenues and Market Share, U.S. Market for Oxygen Products, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
  • Infusion Products
    • PRODUCT CLASSIFICATIONS
    • AMBULATORY PUMPS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Ambulatory Infusion Pumps Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Ambulatory Infusion Pumps, 2012-2019
      • Competitor Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Shares of the U.S. Market for Ambulatory Infusion Pumps, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • DISPOSABLE PUMPS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Disposable Infusion Pumps Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Disposable Infusion Pumps, 2012-2019
      • Competitor Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Shares of the U.S. Market for Disposable Infusion Pumps, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • THE TOTAL MARKET
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Infusion Therapy by Type, 2012-2019
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
  • Miscellaneous Medical Equipment and General Supplies
    • DEFIBRILLATORS
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Defibrillators, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Revenues and Market Share, U.S. Market for Home Defibrillators, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • INCONTINENCE SUPPLIES
      • Products
        • Table Selected Incontinence Supplies Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Incontinence Supplies, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Share of the U.S. Home Care Market for Incontinence Supplies, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • OSTOMY PRODUCTS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Ostomy Products Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Ostomy Products, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Share of the U.S. Home Care Market for Ostomy Products, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • GENERAL SUPPLIES
      • Products
        • Table Selected General Home Care Supplies Available in the United States, 2014
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for General Home Care Supplies, 2012-2019
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
    • THE TOTAL MARKET
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Miscellaneous Medical Equipment and Supplies, 2012-2019
      • Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Share of the U.S. Home Care Market for Miscellaneous Home Medical Equipment and General Supplies, 2014
      • Market Analysis and New Product Development
  • Issues and Trends
    • HEALHCARE REFORM
    • COST CONTAINMENT ISSUES
    • COMPETITIVE BIDDING
      • Table CMS Competitive Bidding Areas 2014
    • IMPROPER PAYMENTS
    • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    • DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS
      • Table Disability Prevalence by Age
    • HOSPITALS SHORTEN LENGTH OF STAY
      • Table U.S. Hospital Length of Stay, Average by Age Group
      • Trends in Home Infusion Therapy
        • Table Distribution of Home Infusion Pharmacy Providers by State (Generated from NHIA Member List)
    • LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE
    • DELIVERY CHANNELS
    • TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES
      • Table Technology Advances by Home Health Care Market Segment, 2014
  • Market Summary
    • TOTALMARKET SIZE FORHOMECARE PRODUCTS
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table The U.S. Market for Home Care Products, 2012-2019
      • Market Analysis
    • HOMEMEDICAL EQUIPMENT
      • Market Size and Forecast
      • Market Analysis
    • OXYGEN THERAPY PRODUCTS
      • Market Size and Forecast
      • Market Analysis
    • INFUSION PRODUCTS
      • Market Size and Forecast
      • Market Analysis
    • MISCELLANEOUSHOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
      • Market Size and Forecast
      • Market Analysis
    • MAJOR COMPETITORS' SALES BY MARKET SEGMENT
      • Table Leading Suppliers' Home Care Products, 2014
      • Total Market Competitive Analysis
        • Table Leading Suppliers' Share of the Overall U.S. Home Care Market, 2014
  • Company Profiles
    • ARJOHUNTLEIGH
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • BAXTER INTERNATIONAL
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • CAREFUSION CORPORATION
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategy and Analysis
    • COVIDIEN
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
    • DEVILBISS HEALTHCARE
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
    • DRIVE MEDICAL
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
    • GRAHAM-FIELD HEALTH PRODUCTS, INC.
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • HARD MANUFACTURING CO.
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • HOLLISTER INCORPORATED
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
    • INOGEN, INC
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • INVACARE
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • JOERNS HEALTHCARE
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC.
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
    • PHILIPS/RESPIRONICS
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategy and Analysis
    • SUNRISE MEDICAL, INC.
      • History and Lines of Business
      • Financial Information
      • Existing Home Care Products
      • Research and Development
      • Corporate Strategies and Analysis
  • Company Directory

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