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Health Care Equipment & Supplies in the United States industry profile is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the health care equipment & supplies industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, plus textual and graphical analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, leading companies and demographic information.


– Contains an executive summary and data on value, volume and/or segmentation

– Provides textual analysis of the industry™s recent performance and future prospects

– Incorporates in-depth five forces competitive environment analysis and scorecards

– Includes a five-year forecast of the industry

– The leading companies are profiled with supporting key financial metrics

– Supported by the key macroeconomic and demographic data affecting the market


– Detailed information is included on market size, measured by value and/or volume

– Five forces scorecards provide an accessible yet in depth view of the market™s competitive landscape

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Market Definition

The health care equipment & supplies market consists of manufacturers of health care equipment and supplies. Market value refers to the revenues generated through the sale of disposable equipment such as syringes, catheters, electrodes, sutures, bandages, implantable prostheses and orthotics and prosthetics; technical aids such as hearing aids and wheelchairs; ophthalmic equipment such as eye glasses, contact lenses and ophthalmoscopes; in vitro diagnostics such as devices for clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology and genetic tests; and other equipment such as imaging equipment and films and equipment for radiotherapy, dialysis, endoscopy, anaesthetics, etc.

The market is valued at manufacturers selling price with any currency conversions calculated using constant 2007 annual average exchange rates.

For the purpose of this report the Americas comprises Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, and the US.

Europe comprises Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

Asia-Pacific comprises Australia, China, Japan, India, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

The global figure comprises the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Key Topics Covered:


CHAPTER 1 Market Overview

1.1 Market Definition

1.2 Research Highlights

1.3 Market Analysis

CHAPTER 2 Market Value

CHAPTER 3 Market Segmentation I

CHAPTER 4 Market Segmentation II

CHAPTER 5 Five Forces Analysis

5.1 Summary

5.2 Buyer Power

5.3 Supplier Power

5.4 New Entrants

5.5 Substitutes

5.6 Rivalry

CHAPTER 6 Leading Companies

6.1 Johnson & Johnson

6.2 Baxter International Inc.

6.3 Covidien Ltd.

6.4 Alcon, Inc.

CHAPTER 7 Market Forecasts

7.1 Market Value Forecast

CHAPTER 8 Demographics

CHAPTER 9 Appendix

9.1 Methodology

9.2 Industry Associations

9.3 Related Datamonitor Research


Table 1: United States Health Care Equipment & Supplies Market Value: $ billion, 2003-2007

Table 2: United States Health Care Equipment & Supplies Market Segmentation I: % Share, by Value, 2007

Table 3: United States Health Care Equipment & Supplies Market Segmentation II: % Share, by Value, 2007

Table 4: Key Facts: Johnson & Johnson

Table 5: Key Financials: Johnson & Johnson

Table 6: Key Facts: Baxter International Inc.

Table 7: Key Financials: Baxter International Inc.

Table 8: Key Facts: Covidien Ltd.

Table 9: Key Facts: Alcon, Inc.

Table 10: Key Financials: Alcon, Inc.

Table 11: United States Health Care Equipment & Supplies Market Value Forecast: $ billion, 2007-2012

Table 12: United States Size of Population (million) , 2003-2007

Table 13: United States GDP (Constant 2000 Prices, $ billion), 2003-2007

Table 14: United States Inflation, 2003-2007

Companies Mentioned:

– Alcon, Inc.

– Baxter International Inc.

– Covidien Ltd.

– Johnson & Johnson

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