Major players in the mobility aids and transportation equipment market are Medline Industries, Hoveround Corporation, Sunrise Medical LLC, OttoBock Healthcare GmbH, Medline Industries, GF Health Products Inc, Invacare Corporation, LEVO AG, Permobil AB, and Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.
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The global mobility aids and transportation equipment market is expected to grow from $2.66 billion in 2021 to $2.95 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.9%. The market is expected to grow to $4.18 billion in 2026 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%.
The mobility aids and transportation equipment market consists of sales of mobility aids and transportation equipment and related services. Mobility aids and transportation equipment are medical devices used to transport patients or medical products from one place to another.
The main types of mobility aids and transportation equipment are electrically powered wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs, walking aids, mobility scooters, stretchers, and stair lifts.A walking aid is one of the devices a patient issued to improve their walking pattern, balance, or safety while mobilizing independently.
The age group involved are mobility aids for children and mobility aids for the elderly. The various end-users are hospitals, clinics, and households.
Asia Pacific was the largest region in mobility aids and transportation equipment market in 2021.North America was the second-largest region in mobility aids and transportation equipment market.
The regions covered in this report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, and Africa.
A large aging population will give an impetus to the mobility aids & transportation equipment market.Elderly populations suffer from age-related diseases resulting in impaired mobility.
The risk from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis is more in the geriatric population. According to WHO, the worldwide geriatric population will double by 2050 from 12% to 22%, propelling the mobility aids & transportation equipment market growth.
Insurance companies have attempted to control the costs of health care by shifting more of the responsibility to the individual.In 2019, the out-of-pocket maximum of $7,900 for individuals and $15,800 for family health plans.
This involves the health insurance company can’t force you to give more than $7,900 if you’re an individual or $15,800 if you’re part of a family plan.In 2020, the out-of-pocket has increased maximum to $8,200 for individual plans and $16,400 for family plans.
Insurance companies are attempting to discourage overuse by making subscribers more price-sensitive through high deductibles, co-pays, and co-insurance (the portion of the health care bill for which the subscriber is responsible after the deductibles have been met).
Japanese automakers introduced a single-seat self-driving car to aid and assist people who find walking or using public transit difficult.This self-driving car is smartphone or tablet enabled – pick a destination on the map and the pathfinding system in the vehicle will take care of the rest.
It is equipped with a navigation system which will help to get from point A to B, a gyro sensor helps the car to remain stable on uneven surfaces, 2D and 3D laser sensors will be used to judge distance from items and stereo cameras will be used to detect obstacles in its path.The car is designed to maneuver easily through city streets, pavements, and footpaths.
Sensors and guidance systems will help the vehicle to navigate around bumps, potholes, and pedestrians.
The Australian Road Rules (ARRs) regulate the use of ’motorized wheelchairs’ on roads or road-related areas such as footpaths.A motorized wheelchair, which is not able to travel faster than 10 km/h on level ground, is recognized under the ARRs as a pedestrian.
This means that users are subject to the general road rules applied to pedestrians. A motorized wheelchair that can travel faster than 10 km/h on level ground is treated as a vehicle, which means that the person using the device is treated as a driver, who is subject to all of the road rules applying to drivers of vehicles.
In June 2021, a consortium of private equity firms acquired Medline for the deal of the $34 billion amount.This acquisition is to accelerate international expansion and strengthen its global supply chain.
Medline is a US-based healthcare company.
The countries covered in the mobility aids and transportation equipment market are Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the UK, the USA, and Australia.
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