- Demand for high-end care beds for catering to specialized needs of patients offering value-grab opportunities; adoption of customized hospital furniture for optimal clinical care propelling revenues growth
- Technologically advanced products to gain traction in hospital furniture market meeting long-term care of bariatric patient population
ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital furniture are a key asset for healthcare facilities as an integral part of long-term clinical care. Technologically advanced furniture is witnessing substantial adoption for meeting the clinical needs of patients in critical care settings. On the other hand, manufacturers are leaning toward unveiling affordable furniture that fit well under the interiors of hospitals, such as for en-suite facilities.
The valuation of the global hospital furniture market is anticipated to reach US$ 16.1 Bn by 2030. Comfort and safety have keen key criteria shaping the design advancements of products in the hospital furniture market. Areas where products have witnessed considerable advancements are manual lifts and beds. The demand for motorized beds and need for portable lifting and transfer equipment are aspect propelling the growth of the hospital furniture market.
Businesses are increasingly geared toward meeting the critical supplies for hospitals during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The surge in the ratio of patients-to-hospital facilities during these times had spurred furniture brands in various countries to collaborate with suppliers and facility managers to extend community support and offer relief efforts.
An instance is furniture companies responding to the unmet need by offering bamboo beds to bridge the gap between requirement and supply for medical ward furniture for COVID-19 patients. The trend had been evident in the growing supply of quarantine beds during the outbreaks of the pandemic in various countries.
Hospitals & specialty clinics have been increasingly adopting furniture that promotes environmental healing of patients and boosts their comfort and safety. Over the years, the demand for technologically advanced furniture for intensive care units (ICUs) has risen, expanding the horizon for players. The adoption of furniture for long-term care is bolstering the sales in the hospital furniture market.
Key findings of Hospital Furniture Market Study
Ergonomically Designed and High-end Functional Furniture Cater for Bariatric Patients: Strategies underlying the procurement of furniture for hospital environments have greatly evolved over the years to meet the changing needs of patients and the interior designs aspects of hospitals. The trend is evident more in emerging and developed nations, such as in North America and Asia Pacific.
A key trend that shaped the product innovation in the hospital furniture market has been the steadily growing visit of hospitals by obese patients and visitors. The need for pressure relief and comfort has catalyzed continuous product advancements, such as in height and depth adjustment of hospital beds. Thus, in recent years bariatric beds has emerged as a lucrative avenue for furniture companies to capitalize on during the forecast period. They are increasingly offering ergonomic beds and high-end functional furniture to meet the requirements, notes the study on the hospital furniture market.
Visually Appealing Furniture Enrich Interior Design Solutions for Hospitals: The demand for visually appealing furniture that blends well with the interior designing of healthcare facilities and available space is garnering attention of furniture brands and procurement managers. New design criteria are being explored to meet the current and evolving demands. Sustainable designs and materials that offers no adverse odor and offers reduced VOC (volatile organic compounds) emission are expected to open new revenue streams for players, finds the report on the hospital furniture market.
Rise in hospitalization on the back of global prevalence of chronic diseases is a key driver for new prospects in the hospital furniture market. Further, the growing proportion of people aged 65 years and older in world's population has impelled technological advancements in hospital beds, patient lifts, chairs, stretchers, and tables.
Growing trend of customized hospital furniture notably in developed economies has extended the horizon of the hospital furniture market. This is particularly relevant to rising obese patient population. Substantial lucrative avenues have stemmed from the growing prevalence of obesity among adults.
Some of the key players in the hospital furniture market are Sunrise Medical (US) LLC, NAUSICAA Medical, Medline Industries, Inc., GF Health Products, Inc., Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Steris Plc., ARJO AB, Invacare Corporation, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc., and Stryker Corporation.
Global Hospital Furniture Market: Segmentation
Hospital Furniture Market, by Product
Plain Hospital Beds
Stand Up Lifts
Heavy Duty Lifts
Overhead Track Lifts
Hospital Furniture Market, by End User
Hospitals & Specialty Clinics
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Hospital Furniture Market, by Region
Rest of Europe
Australia & New Zealand
Rest of Asia Pacific
Rest of Latin America
Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
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